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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Dingbats, Ribbons and Ampersands

Samuel Welo hand-drew and -lettered the 1927 Studio Handbook: Letter & Design, a chunky little tome for the art studio habitué to love.

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9 Type Designers to Watch

Print polled the type pros to put together a list of the top designers who should be on everyone’s radar in 2015.

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Typography Lessons From the Masters

Print explores the 1964 typography-focused issue art-directed by Aaron Burns, revealing pieces by Paul Rand, Herb Lubalin, Jan Tschichold and more.

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Elbert Hubbard’s Little Title Pages

Steven Heller takes a look at Elbert Hubbard's series "Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great," which was published monthly for 14 straight years.

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The Problem With Oded Ezer

A conversation with the "Mad Typographic Scientist" who manages to perplex, awe and outrage while simultaneously changing the way we look at type.