Did the legendary Aaron Burns predict the future of typography back in 1986?
Here are some printers' advertisements from the early years of World War I. The output was extraordinary, and all the major artists/designers were conscripted, like Louis Oppenheimer.
The creative and strategic application of shadows and three-dimensional features to type and lettering has been in practice for centuries. In the past, letters with relief and shadow have been used on signage, posters, packaging, movie titles and publications, allowing lettering to jump off a flat surface for an eye-catching look. Shadowed type still appears in...
Read about Adrian Fruitger's renowned typeface Univers from this 1961 Print magazine article.
This bodybuilding booklet is a wonderful example of pulp typography, ham-fisted airbrushing and untutored layout. All together a beautiful cacophony.
The team behind Pressing On: The Letterpress Film talks with "hot metal typesetting junkie" Jim Daggs.
Steven Heller reflects on Mildred Friedman's 1989 "Graphic Design in America: A Visual Language History"—the first major graphic design exhibition in the US.
Can you imagine a world without cardboard?
The Alice Award gives $25,000 to a book previously supported by Furthermore that represents excellence in all aspects of the work. Find out who won in 2015.
If you want to improve everyone’s reading experience, here are a few web typography essentials to keep in mind.