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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Ghosts of Signage Past

"Ghostletters Vienna" stands as a visual monument to these palimpsests of an urban microcosm that once was.

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Type for Impaired Eyes

Steven Heller talks with Thomas Bohm, author of "Published Punctuation," about his research into typographic legibility for the masses.

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11 Essential Tips for Choosing the Best Web Fonts

The number one essential thing to keep in mind when selecting the best web fonts is scalability. Pay attention to when the fonts scale to either a smaller or larger size for different screen sizes that the fonts remain legible. That’s pro-tip number one. However, there are other crucial considerations to keep in mind...

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The Design of Pride

Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth, the pair behind the NASA Graphics Standards Manual, are announcing The American Revolution Bicentennial manual.