Typography

Typography design is a vibrant field in the digital era, with designers creating web fonts, crafting new versions of classics, and delving into everything from hand-drawn type to experimental typography. Printmag experts including Paul Shaw, Steven Heller, and J.J. Sedelmaier provide thoughtful reflections on fonts and typography designers, providing a wealth of inspiration. Interviews reveal the behind-the-scenes artistry of the craft.

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The Pen is Mightier Than the Brush

Here are a few pieces of penmanship from the turn of the century that were held up as textbook examples of how to write decoratively and add shadow, too.

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The Struggle to Tame Hitler’s Words

"Mein Kampf" has recently been rereleased as a critical document, with commentaries encircling the main text. Steven Heller speaks with the book's designer, Rudolf Paulus Gorbach.

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Type & Lettering Awards 2015 Winners and Merits

"Outstanding.” “Innovative.” “Surprisingly different.” This is how Dr. Shelley Gruendler, founder of TypeCamp, describes this year’s Type & Lettering Award winners. View them here!

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Print Will Never Die!! Part II

"TipoItalia" is published by the dedicated curators and scholars at Tipoteca Italiana, and "The Quarterly" is published by Design Observer.

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Print Will Never Die! Part I

"People of Print" is published in the UK with the trademark "Print Isn't Dead," and "Neshan" is the Iranian Graphic Design Magazine.