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.


Brooklyn In Your (Type)Face

Type designer Pablo Medina is giving Bushwick an eponymous typeface. Currently engaged in crowdfunding, his reasons dig deep into his own Latino culture.


Mexico’s Two-Way Street

In the '30s, the Mexican Travel Board's job was to entice more travelers from the US, and it did so through stylized graphic design and typography.


Extra Sweet Eye Candy

A vintage wrapper lover could overdose on candy wrappers produced in France during the Deco era.


More Sign Language

Steven Heller examines George Steere's 1905 price list of sign letters.


Take Off Your Jacket …

Dust jackets from the 1930s and '40s that survived are indeed now worn and tattered. But they are also fascinating indicators of graphic style and form.


The Letterpress Journals: Funding and Friendships

by Erin Beckloff Editor’s Note: This is the third part in a series by the creators of Pressing On: The Letterpress Film. Read Part 1 and Part 2. The Spring 2015 Kickstarter campaign for Pressing On: The Letterpress Film was an emotional rollercoaster. It was a challenging and fulfilling experience that connected me to people around...