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" <...> is the title of a new graphic design magazine (now based in Den Haag, The Netherlands) intended to fill a gap in current arts publishing. It is not interested in re-promoting established material or creating another 'portfolio' magazine. Instead, it offers inventive critical journalism on a variety of topics related both directly and indirectly to graphic design culture. " Editors: Jurgen Albrecht, Stuart Bailey, Peter Bilak. [Google] [More] ⦿
Type design mag started in September 2003 by Underware in The Netherlands. [Google] [More] ⦿
8 Faces is published in England by Elliot Jay Stocks Design Ltd. Volume 1 (2010) features interviews with Erik Spiekermann, Jessica Hische, Ian Coyle, Jason Santa Maria, Jos Buivenga, Jon Tan, Bruce Willen, and Nolen Strals. Volume 2 (2011) has interviews with eight designers: Martin Majoor, Ale Paul, Stephen Coles, Tim Brown, Nick Sherman, Rich Rutter, Veronika Burian, and José Scaglione. Written and edtited by Elliot Jay Stocks. [Google] [More] ⦿
Bram Vermeyen's blog and electrtonic mag about design and typography. [Google] [More] ⦿
Pelle Anderson's Swedish language design and type magazine. It is very up to date on type used in newspapers. [Google] [More] ⦿
Alphabet Farm Journal
Type design and typography mag at Stone Type Foundry. [Google] [More] ⦿
Defunct type magazine published by the German foundry, Apply Design. [Google] [More] ⦿
Graphic arts magazine. Features type designers in its Fontworks page. [Google] [More] ⦿
French on-line mag by Benoit Godde, who has designed about ten beautiful typefaces. [Google] [More] ⦿
The Bakoma fonts were made by Basil Malyshev, author of Bakoma TeX. BaKoMa TeX uses fonts in ATM compatible PostScript Type 1 format These fonts was produced by automatical conversion from Knuth's Computer Modern MetaFont codes. The conversion technology was designed by Basil K. Malyshev in 1994-1995. Later, the technology was improved to handle hint replacement, and the collection was extended by additional fonts. Some of Bakoma TeX is commercial now, but the fonts are still free. They are originally in type 1, but subsequent truetype and opentype versions have been developed too. Here is a grouped listing:
Basil K. Malyshev
Bibliologia: An International Journal of Bibliography, Library Science, History of Typography and the Book is published by Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali in Pisa under the editorship of Fabrizio Serra. The first volume appeared in 2006. About 64 Euros per year subscription. [Google] [More] ⦿
Bright Ideas Magazine
50USD/month, edited by "Bright Ideas". Bright Ideas is produced under the direction of Creative Director Gail Conwell. [Google] [More] ⦿
A Basque design magazine, with a subpage on Basque fonts. [Google] [More] ⦿
Magazine dealing with Fraktur (history, font-designers) and German language, est. 1927. Written in German and typed in blackletter. Currently edited by Harald Rösler. Gerda Delbanco of Delbanco Frakturschriften is the wife of Helmut Delbanco, who is the chairman of the Bund. Alternate URL. [Google] [More] ⦿
Portuguese on-line typography magazine distributed in PDF format. [Google] [More] ⦿
Swedish design mag that has occasionally some features on fonts and font technology. Run by Per Torberger. Run by Per Torberger. It used to have Andreas Lindkvist's Capofont and Capheads. [Google] [More] ⦿
Media publication by Jack Yan and Associates. [Google] [More] ⦿
Claudia Rocha Franco
A quarterly printed type and typography magazine started in 2012. John Boardley is not only the founder of Codex, but also of I Love Typography and WLT. Born in the UK, he lives in Japan and Saigon. Paul Shaw is the Editor in Chief. [Google] [More] ⦿
Quarterly print magazine devoted to typography and lettering, started in 2011 by I Love Typography. [Google] [More] ⦿
Comedia is a Swiss type magazine established in 2002. It has many interesting articles on typography and type design (in French and German). [Google] [More] ⦿
This TeX users group has an active Bulletin, which has several interesting issues with articles each month. Free access to the issues. (In Czech) [Google] [More] ⦿
David Fleming Nalle
Influential Dutch magazine founded in 1917 by Theo van Doesburg in cooperation with Piet Mondrian, Bart van der Leck, Anthony Kok, Vilmos Huszar and J.J.P. Oud. It became the catalyst for the De Stijl movement. Ninety numbers were published in 8 volumes, the last one in 1932. All have been scanned in. The De Stijl movement lived and died with the magazine. [Google] [More] ⦿
Czech design mag. Has occasionally some articles on typography. [Google] [More] ⦿
Department Typography (was: &Type) is Fred Whowker's on-line mag. [Google] [More] ⦿
The official publication of The Design&Publishing Center. Subscription required. Showker Graphic Arts, 15 SouthGate, Harrisonburg, VA 22801, USA. [Google] [More] ⦿
First established in 1994 to provide an online web site for DT&G Zine. DT&G was originally published each month on AOL and Compuserve for attendees of Fred Showker's design and publishing seminar and conference appearances. The Design&Publishing Center is owned by Showker Graphic Arts&Design, Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA, established in 1972. Hot type news, type discussions, and links. [Google] [More] ⦿
Spanish typographic experiment mag run by José Gil-Nogués Villén (b. 1971, Valencia) out of Oviedo, Asturias. [Google] [More] ⦿
Bibliography by Nelson Beebe of EPODD, the Electronic Publishing Journal. [Google] [More] ⦿
Elliot Jay Stocks
The Acrobat PDF newsweekly. Subscribe to the email version. [Google] [More] ⦿
Tim Starback asked me to remove the link ("Hi Luc, Would you please remove the link and email address for Emigre on: http://cg.scs.carleton.ca/~luc/fontmags.html Thanks, Tim Starback "). The address is http://www.emigre.com/, but you can't link from here. Their email address is firstname.lastname@example.org (email link removed). They have a magazine called Emigre. [Google] [More] ⦿
Italian design studio run by Alessandro Tartaglia, graphic designer, strategist for FF3300, and professor at Politecnico of Bari.
Mariarosaria Digregorio and Enzo Ruta are the creators in 2007 of the techno typeface FF3300 Type. FF3300 is also an independent and freely downloadable pdf magazine about graphic design, typography, architecture and design, illustration, photography, street art and writing.
Tartaglia's typefaces include minimalist experimental types such as Valdrada (2007), Ipazia (2007) and Zoe (2007), as well as ISIA (custom-made for ISIA in Urbino; slabbed and slabless simple glyphs) and Handwriting (a commissioned grunge typeface for the Pollofriabile magazine in Rome).
FF3300 created the Divenire typeface for the Italian Democratic Party. The weights are Divenire Roman, Divenire Italic and Divenire Mono (2012-2013). Subpage. Another subpage.
Blog. Story of FF3300. Facebook link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Flourishes is the magazine of the very active San Antonio Calligraphers Guild. [Google] [More] ⦿
FontFont font magazine, which also serves for showing specimen. Founded by Erik Spiekermann. Web page structure broken though. [Google] [More] ⦿
On-line font magazine managed by Erik Spiekermann. [Google] [More] ⦿
Online font site run by Sean Cavanaugh (b. Cape May, NJ, 1962) out of Camano Island, WA. This used to be called Title Wave Studios. Since 1996, Sean Cavanaugh is the head of FontSite. In the archives, one can/could find essays on writing style, rules of typography, and a comparison by Thomas Phinney (program manager of Latin Fonts at Adobe) of T1 and TTF. The Fontsite 500 CD (30 USD) offers 500 classical fonts with the original names, plus a few names I have not seen before, such as Bergamo (=Bembo by Francesco Griffo), Chantilly (=Gill Sans), Gareth (=Galliard), Noveo sans (=Neuzeit Grotesk), Palladio (=Palatino), Savoy (=Sabon), URWLatino, Unitus, Toxica, Publicity, Plakette, Pericles, Opus (=Optima), Melville, Function, Flanders, Cori Sans, Binner. Uli Stiehl provides proof that many of the fonts at FontSite are rip-offs (identical to) of fonts in Martin Kotulla's (SoftMaker) collection. This is perhaps best explained that Sean Cavanaugh's last real job was director of typography for SoftMaker, Inc., where he oversaw the development and release of SoftMaker's definiType typeface library and associated products [blurb taken from Digital Type Design Guide: The Page Designer's Guide to Working With Type, published in 1995 by Hayden Books].
Free fonts: Bergamo, CartoGothic (1996-2009), CombiNumerals. At MyFonts, the CombiNumerals Pro and CombiSymbols dingbat families are available since 2010. The site has a number of fonts with the acronym FS in the name, so I guess these are relatively original (but I won't swear on it): Allegro FS, Beton FS, Bodoni Display FS (+ Bold, Demibold), Bodoni No 2 FS (+ Ultra, Bodoni Recut FS (+Bold, Demibold), and so forth. His 500 Font CD has these fonts:
Fuse: Interactive Magazine, experimental fonts. Also available online, the Wired 2.07 article FUSE. List of fonts. List of FUSE fonts. [Google] [More] ⦿
Dirk Uhlenbrock's type pages, an on-line magazine with essays in German. [Google] [More] ⦿
Book and calligraphic arts mag with some type design articles published by CEAAD, Centro de Estudos Albicastrenses Aplicados ao Design in Castelo Branco, Portugal. In Spanish and Portuguese. [Google] [More] ⦿
Canadian graphic communications and graphic arts magazine founded in 1991. Its publisher is Dan Brill. The magazine's type designer is Nick Shinn. [Google] [More] ⦿
The Greek Font Society was founded in 1992 by the late Michael S. Macrakis (1924-2001) as a Non-Profit Organization with the expressed aim of contributing to the research of Greek typography. The Society was founded initially by the Kostopoulos Foundation, with further support provided by the Greek Ministry of Culture, the Leventis Foundation, Regis College-USA, the Maliotis Foundation and the Girondelis Foundation. From 2004 until 2006, the Board of Directors consists of M.V. Sakellariou (President). L. Macrakis (Vice-President), D.G. Portolos (Secretary), L.G. Savidis (Treasurer), G.E. Agouridis, A.G. Drimiotis, and A. Giakoumakis. GFSs type design programme began through the collaboration of painter-engraver Takis Katsoulidis with type designer George D. Matthiopoulos. Since then, GFS has designed a growing list of Greek polytonic (fully-accented) fonts which include various historical revivals and new designs with respect to typographic tradition. In addition, GFS was commissioned to design fonts for the Athens Academy, The Athens Archeological Society, the Institute of Speech amongst others. Furthermore, GFS organised an International Conference, Greek Letters: from Tablets to Pixels at the Institute Français dAthènes in 1995, and has been active in the publication of works on Typography. For this aim GFS edited and designed the proceedings of the Conference: Michael S. Macrakis (edit), Greek Letters: from Tablets to Pixels, Oak Knoll Press, Newcastle-Delaware, 1996. The artistic collaborators include George D. Matthiopoulos, Michail Semoglou and Natasha Raissaki. Finally, they are making some high quality free fonts, such as:
Spanish graphic design mag which publishes many articles on typography and type design. [Google] [More] ⦿
On-line magazine for graphic designers. The February 2001 issue of HOW magazine is devoted to type. Seems to have died. [Google] [More] ⦿
This type and design mag in English and Greek is edited by Altervision (Klimis Mastoridis, Tasos Efremidis, Dimitris Mitsiopoulos, Apostolos Rizos) in Thessaloniki. It is published by Typophilia, Thessaloniki. Mastoridis is chairman of AterVision. [Google] [More] ⦿
International Council of Graphic Design Associations, based in Brussels. Publishes once in a while a feature article on typography. Alternate URL. [Google] [More] ⦿
Great Japanese design magazine, possibly the best design mag out there today, often featuring articles on typography. It published Typography Today, a book edited by Helmut Schmid that introduces selections from 88 designers. It traces the course of modern typography from Lissitzky, Tschichold, Zwart, Emil Ruder, Karl Gerstner, Herb Lubalin, to Wolfgang Weingart, Wim Crouwel and Kohei Sugiura. The new edition includes art by Neville Brody, April Greiman and Ahn Sang-Soo. See also IDEA NO. 305: Type Design Today (2004), which has articles by
South African magazine. Has a sub-page on African fonts, which is just a link to the SacredNipple foundry. [Google] [More] ⦿
"IMPRINT (The Newsletter of Digital Typography) is a free newsletter devoted to digital typography and typesetting." Edited by Robert A. Kiesling. [Google] [More] ⦿
Design magazine. Graphical concept by Patrick Lallemand and Pierre Delmas Bouly. They designed the random modular font Minimal Bloc (2007, Superscript): here modularly decomposed letters can switch between various geometric forms. This was followed in 2008 by Basics, another modular design. Superscript is located in Lyon. [Google] [More] ⦿
Started in 2006, and edited by Yannis Haralambous (ENST Bretagne, Brest, France), John Plaice (University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia) and Apostolos Syropoulos. [Google] [More] ⦿
German design and typography magazine. Edited by Freiburg's Jürgen Funcke, Günter Honkomp and Karsten Risseeuw. [Google] [More] ⦿
Galician (Galego) ezine about typography and web page design. [Google] [More] ⦿
JTA (Japan Typography Association) page. They have a Japanese type mag called Typographics T. Old URL. [Google] [More] ⦿
Joe Clark's essays on typography. Typoblog: his old blog on type. Newest URL for his type blog. Author of the must-read book Building Accessible Websites (2002). At ATypI 2003 in Vancouver, he spoke about typography for online captioning. ATypI writes: Toronto journalist, author (Building accessible websites, New Riders, 2003), and accessibility consultant Joe Clark has followed typography as long as he.s followed accessibility for people with disabilities: over 20 years. He is director of the Open&Closed Project, a public-private-academic partnership in research and standardisation in captioning, audio description, subtitling, dubbing, and related fields in audiovisual accessibility. At ATypI 2007 in Brighton, he spoke about Type in the Toronto Subway. [Google] [More] ⦿
Designer of the HPGCalc (or: HP Graphing Calculator Display) font in all formats, based on the original design of Hewlett-Packard as used in their graphing calculators HP38G, HP39G and HP40G. [Google] [More] ⦿
Czech design studio in Prague, and publisher of "Font" (in Czech): Od roku 1991 vydáváme odborný èasopis Font, toho èasu jediný specializovaný èasopis v ÈR zamìøený na grafiku, písmo, typografii, pre-press, reklamní praxi atd. Mezi odbìratele patøí vìtina tuzemských grafických studií, výtvarníkù a reklamních agentur. [Google] [More] ⦿
Kak is a Russian type and design magazine run by Peter Bankov and Katerina Kozhukhova. Alexander Tarbeev designed the typefaces KakC and DenHaag for the mag. This sub-page explains how to tell Bembo, Garamond, Janson, Caslon and Baskerville apart. Katerina Kozhukhova also designed a bouncy hand-printed typeface, Ka (Letterhead). [Google] [More] ⦿
Oslo-based studio and design mag.
In 2011, Katachi Media collaborated with Andrés Torresi to create a typeface superfamily, targeted mainly for the iPad, but also for web and print. Andrés in Argentina, and Katachi in Norway, jointly developed a serif and sans-serif type family called Katachi. Video about Katachi.
On Behance, we read that Ken Olling (Oslo) is one of Katachi's men. [Google] [More] ⦿
Swiss type design mag, started in 2016. Issua A (2016) has these articles:
Issue B (2017) has these articles:
"Internationally recognized as the preeminent magazine for lettering artists and calligraphers, the award-winning quarterly journal will acquaint you with today's fresh and innovative lettering artists as well as yesterday's legends." See also here. [Google] [More] ⦿
Biannual newsletter of the Type Directors Club in New York. Very informative, with a nice book review section by Paul Shaw. His brief bio: he is a calligrapher and typographer working in New York City. In his 18 professional years as a lettering designer he has created custom lettering and logos for many leading companies, including Avon, Lord&Taylor, Rolex, Clairol and Esté Lauder. Paul has taught calligraphy&typography at New York's Parsons School of Design for over ten years and conducted workshops in New York and Italy. His work has been exhibited throughout the United States and Europe. His publishing credits include "Blackletter Primer" and "Letterforms", as well as articles for Print, Fine Print, Design Issues and Letter Arts Review. He is the recipient of awards from the Type Directors Club, AIGA, the New York Art Directors Club, Print and How magazines. He won a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to study the type designs of Morris Fuller Benton, and a Newberry Library fellowship to study the work of George Salter. Paul's experience in using research libraries to study historical manuscripts will be shared with tour participants wishing to visit the Vatican Library. He has been a partner in LetterPerfect since 1995.
Paul Shaw's home page. [Google] [More] ⦿
A quarterly news sheet produced by Linotype and Machinery Ltd. from the 1930s through the 1960s. The Linotype Matrix will be republished starting the Fall of 2005. [Google] [More] ⦿
Started and maintained by Portugal-born Pedro Amado, who taught in the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University Porto, and is now professor at the University of Aveiro, the LiveType Project focuses on the development of complete Fonts using Fontforge. This project aims that everyone involved can and will learn more about typography and type developing in a collaborative method. It will provide the fonts and the font files regularly to users, developers and anyone with an interest in type. They are working on their first font. On Typophile, the question came up regarding the use of the (free) FontForge software rather than the commercial FontLab editor. Amado's reply and additional points:
Encore magazine. In issues 13 through 18, we find articles by Albert-Jan Pool on the history of DIN typefaces and in particular, FF DIN. Annoying background noise when this site is open. [Google] [More] ⦿
Melville Brand Design
Led by Michael Schmidt, with participation of Florian Brugger, Lars Hamsen and Johannes König (art director, b. 1979). This German design studio made the free font Melville Too Bold (2009).
After Johannes König graduated from the University in Salzburg as a "Magister for Multimedia-Arts", he worked for Fantomas and Starshot Munich as a free-lance art director and illustrator. In 2010, Johannes published the art deco all caps typeface Abracadabra and the variable stroke size typeface Trick Pony at Volcano.
In 2012, he created the alchemic typeface Mestizo, which was published by Volcano. Accius, Alerio and Amias are three substyles that deal with the basic geometric shapes, while the Balbo, Belus and Borba styles are for playful icons.
Some of the guys are involved in Karlsruhe-based MAGMA Brand Design (Behance link). The successful Slanted magazine is published by MAGMA Brand Design.
Home page. Klingspor link. Volcano Type link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More] ⦿
Orange Juice Design
Orange Juice Design is located in Durban, South Africa. It was founded in 1995 by Garth Walker, South Africa's leading exponent of post-apartheid design.
Sheila Dorje (from Cape Town, South Africa) designed the Arabic simulation font Halaal (2000). Fontshop link to Dorje.
I-jusi (Zulu for juice) is a magazine published by Orange Juice Design. As part of this, he has published discussions of African typography in National Typographika 1 (i-jusi volume 11) and 2 (i-jusi volume 17) (commented here).
Walker was commissioned to design a typeface for South Africa's new constitutional court in 2004. He also created Red Mercury, inspired by Jonathan Barnbrook's work, and alluding to South Africa's covert nuclear defence programme.
Garth Walker co-designed the African dingbats font AfroDisiac (1997, [T-26]) with Brode Vosloo (Sacred Nipple Type Foundry in South Africa), William Rea and Lisa King. [Google] [More] ⦿
ParaType news, in Russian. De-Fis is ParaType's e-zine. Russian type glossary. [Google] [More] ⦿
Portuguese author of Tipografia: origens, formas e uso das letras (2006, Paulo Heitlinger, Lisbon) and Alfabetos, Caligrafia e Tipografia (2010, Lisbon). Born in Lisbon, he studied nuclear physics in Germany. He lectured on communication design at the Universidade do Algarve. His pages (in Portuguese) are quite complete, with a great glossary, a beautiful section on the history of type, a mag called Cadernos de Tipografia, links to type design in the world in general, and in Brazil, Spain and Portugal in particular, and more general information on type. Font-making how to. Useful timeline of 16th century writing manuals. An absolute must. He has also created or revived a number of typefaces, which can be bought on-line.
An incomplete list of his typefaces:
Pedro Reis Amado
Annual type and design publication, started in 2009 by three graphic design students at UQAM in Montreal: Ariane Perpignani, Gabrielle Lamontagne and Nadia Samadi. [Google] [More] ⦿
Pierre Delmas Bouly
Japanese design magazine (with English translations) that has regular features on typography and type design. [Google] [More] ⦿
Jean-Christophe Loubet del Bayle's web site on typography. In French. Besides articles, there are also useful type links. Old pages. Temps typographiques. [Google] [More] ⦿
This is the The Journal of the American Printing History Association (APHA). [Google] [More] ⦿
Russian design (and occasionally type) mag in which Olga Ru (St. Petersburg) is involved. [Google] [More] ⦿
Jean-François Porchez's great on-line newspaper about type. Great web page. Full of information. A must! Lots of links to books. [Google] [More] ⦿
The Cahiers GUTenberg and La Lettre GUTenberg are French publications dealing with all typographical matters. They are situated on the threshold between good typographical practice and the development of related software. Archives GUTenberg. Run from IRISA in Rennes. [Google] [More] ⦿
In 2002, Jared Benson and Joseph Pemberton formed PUNCHCUT in Emeryville, CA, where they "design, operate and produce Typophile, a collaborative, online typographic community."
In 2012, they published the free sans typeface Amble at Fontsquirrel. Pemberton writes: In 2010 Sun licensed it for inclusion in the JavaFX SDK for mobile handsets. Any similarity to Droid stems from a similar creative brief over at Ascender Corp. [Google] [More] ⦿
New type magazine founded in 2002 and edited by Frenchman Stephane Giner. The font Xero Wide SC was made by Apostrophe for them. Fonts by Giner include Panzani Soup V3 (handprinting), Push Tab (based on Heineken beer bottle lettering), Neolt (based on drawings with Rotring pens) and Dinan (to be finished). [Google] [More] ⦿
Mexican type magazine started in 2003. It also showcases typefaces by most Mexican typec designers. Director: Héctor Montes de Oca. Editor: Francisco Calles. Coeditor: Nacho Peón. Design: Héctor Montes de Oca and Nacho Peón. Editorial Board: Luis Almeida, Francisco Calles, Eduardo Danilo, Gonzalo García, Uziel Karp, David Kimura, Domingo Martínez, Gabriel Martínez, Héctor Montes de Oca, Ángeles Moreno, Eric Olivares, Enrique Ollervides, Ignacio Peón. Alternate URL. [Google] [More] ⦿
Swiss image and type magazine published with the help of B&P Foundry in Lausanne. [Google] [More] ⦿
Scriptorium (Ragnarok Press, Fontcraft)
Dave Nalle was born in Beirut in 1959, but lives and works in Texas. He is currently in Manor, TX. From his wiki page: Dave Nalle is a political writer, game author and font designer who was active in the early history of the development of the internet. He is Chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus, a group that promotes libertarianism within the Republican Party and is Senior Politics Editor at Blogcritics online magazine and is the CEO of Scriptorium Fonts. A creative and prolific designer, he has made hundreds of beautiful (often historic) fonts. His outfit, Scriptorium (based near Austin, TX, est. 1989), also does custom font and logo design. At some points, Scriptorium was also known as Ragnarok Press and Fontcraft. It specializes in artsy and ancient typefaces. Some subset of the fonts is made by Michael Scarpitti. Free font demos.
Images of his best selling fonts. Special subpages:
Fonts from 2013: Doge (a Venetian font based on a J.M. Bergling revival), Original Django (after the titling font in Quentin Tarantino's movie Django Unchained).
Fonts from 2014: Highball, Carillon (based on a typeface by Samuel Welo), Edifice (based on lettering by J.M. Bergling).
Fonts from 2015: Gods of Mars (an inline sci-fi typeface), Rykov (based on a 1930s Ukrainian constructivist style; Latin and Cyrillic), Vie Moderne (French art deco), Dahlgren, Grand Concours (art deco), Tantalus, Power Tie (art deco), Marquis Greeking.
Fonts from 2016: Ekberg Modern (based on lettering samples by Samuel Welo from poster designs of the 1920s), Knuckleduster, Tzaphkiel, Sarandiel, Primrose Initials, Elizabethan Script (chancery style), Zeitschrift (an art nouveau font based on the Ver Sacrum magazine), Wendingen (Dutch deco), Memento Mori (Tuscan), Rounders (art deco).
Fonts from 2017: Buzzmill (wooden plank font), Pumpkin Patch Initials, Talinn, Reliquary, Nopalito, Scattershot (script).
Typefaces from 2018: Marionettas (a Mexican horror movie poster font), Fascination, Architextura, Santa Sangre, Glyphos.
Typefaces from 2019: Cafe Corso (art nouveau), Comic Classix.
Fnts released in 2020: Epigramatic (based on lettering by Dard Hunter for the Roycroft Press in the early 1900s), Cryptos (graffiti).
Klingspor link. Abstract Fonts link. Dafont link.
View David Nalle's typefaces. Scriptorrium's library. [Google] [MyFonts] [More] ⦿
Seong Ah Choi
Edited by Don Hosek. Type links. Complete table of contents. This publication seems to be in limbo as this Feb 24, 2003 posting by Hrant Papazian shows: "Dear Mr Hosek, Normal channels of communication have failed. The last time this happened, a post to Typo-L succeeded in getting through to you, so here I am again, trying to get a refund on Serif, which has not shipped an issue in about three years. This past September you wrote on Typo-L: "I'll give refunds to the impatient"*. I declared myself as impatient and asked for a refund. I was advised on September 26 that the refund has been issued but it would take upto two billing cycles. It's now been about four cycles, and still nothing. Could you please let me know what to expect? Is there perhaps some information I could throw at my bank?" [Google] [More] ⦿
A German language magazine devoted to signs and symbols. Edited by Andreas Stötzner in Leipzig. [Google] [More] ⦿
Alexander Svensson's German ezine about languages. Has regular contributions on fonts (with downloads). Three free IPA fonts, Sophia, Doulos and Manuscript. Includes the Euro Collection v1.03. [Google] [More] ⦿
Type design and type examples at Smashing Magazine. [Google] [More] ⦿
Interactive typography, letterform appreciation art magazine. Free subscription. Has feature articles, tips, a gallery and reviews. Run by Rod McDonald from Toronto. [Google] [More] ⦿
German site concerned with typography, type news, interviews, links, and discussions, and masterfully managed by Peter Reichard (Offenbach) and Christopher Lindlohr (Frankfurt). It was active from 2002 until 2012. Peter designed the cute dingbat font PixelheadHandmadeBeta (2001). Pixel font links. Typosition is an on-line type-in-design mag (free, PDF format). Now also in print. [Google] [More] ⦿
Norwegian design and type magazine edited by Norwegian designer Halvor Bodin. On-line, handy PDF files. Discussion papers include an essay on blackletter type. [Google] [More] ⦿
Designer of the numerals font BLUETICK_Font (2006). [Google] [More] ⦿
The Dezine Cafe (Semiotx Inc) is an on-line magazine and place for feedback and a rendez-vous. [Google] [More] ⦿
The Font Review Journal
The Font Review Journal was created by Bethany Heck, a design director and typographic enthusiast who specializes in multi-typeface systems. The Font Review Journal is home to reviews and analysis of typeface designs both new and old. The site is aimed at designers who want to discover new typefaces to add to their arsenal, or those who want to learn to appreciate old favorites on a deeper level. [Google] [More] ⦿
Journal launched in 2005 and initially edited by Lance Carnes. [Google] [More] ⦿
Tipo e stands for Tipo Editorial. Their first publication is Tipo Elige Tipo. It is run by Manuel Sesma (professor at Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Gustavo Gili, and Elena Veguillas. [Google] [More] ⦿
Argentinian magazine on type and graphic design edited by Rubén Fontana. [Google] [More] ⦿
Bilingual (Italian/English) type magazine launched in 2009 by Claudio Rocha (editor-in-chief) and Simone Wolf (managing editor). The editorial board consists of Sandro Berra, James Clough, Giada Coppi, Giangiorgio Fuga, Piero de Macchi and James Mosley. As a teaser, issue 1 (2009) has articles on lettering on letter boxes, the Dante typeface, Nebiolo specimens, covers of the Campo Grafico magazine, Piero de Macchi, and "The Italian monstrosity" (by James Clough). [Google] [More] ⦿
Italo/English type mag. First issue will appear in October 2008. [Google] [More] ⦿
tpG (or tipoGráfica) is a design and typography magazine published in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is published in Spanish with an English translation addendum for international subscribers. The current editor is Zalma Jalluf. [Google] [More] ⦿
Artistic web site organized by FontShop, with Max Kisman as editor. An on-line mag, really. [Google] [More] ⦿
Bi-monthly mag from FontShop San Francisco launched in January 2001. Edited by Max Kisman. [Google] [More] ⦿
Brazilian type and calligraphy magazine edited by Claudia Rocha Franco and Tony de Marco. Great list of links to Brazilian typographers. Based in Sao Paulo. There is an English addendum. Order here. [Google] [More] ⦿
French typography magazine headed by Nicolas Taffin. The editorial board consists of Serge Cortesi, Pierre Di Sciullo, Julien Gineste, Jean-Paul Martin, Frédérique Mathieu, and François Richaudeau. Head office at C&F editions, Caen, France. [Google] [More] ⦿
Typography magazine from the Netherlands, edited by Assi Koostra, Max Kisman and Peter Mertens. [Google] [More] ⦿
"The bi-annual Journal of ATypI is Type, the first issue of which was published in Spring 1997. Edited by Sumner Stone, Type is distributed to all members and is also available to non-members at a subscription of 16.50 British pounds." [Google] [More] ⦿
Type Designs by Nicholas Fabian
The informative home page of Nicholas Fabian, who died in April 2006. Check out his gorgeous fonts, like Fabius Art Deco and Fabius Durer. Also nice discussions of typographical issues such as TrueType versus PostScript. And pages on the history of type. He also sold Ugarit fonts. Early masters of type design. Alternate URL. [Google] [MyFonts] [More] ⦿
German on-line type and web design mag run by Heike Häser (in German). Nice subpage on high quality free fonts. [Google] [More] ⦿
Typography magazine started in 2017 by London-based type foundry Fontsmith (Jason Smith). [Google] [More] ⦿
Typeology is the commercial foundry of Robert Fauver (b. 1978), who lives in Moorestown, NJ. His site has an on-line PDF-format type magazine that showcases new fonts, and was started in 2006. In Typeology #1 (2006), we find, e.g., 14 fonts from Dino Dos Santos René Verkaart, Damien Gosset, Marcio Hirosse, Andre Nossek, Keith Bates, Amy Conger, Jason Ramirez, Hannes Siengalewicz, Sean Kelly and Clément Nicolle.
His early fonts were free, like the grunge ornate caps typeface Dirty Ames (2006, based on an intials typeface created by D.T. Ames in 1884), and the Broadway style typeface Quaker Shade (2009). His commercial typefaces include Holmes (2009, graffiti style) but a version of that is also at Dafont. Dafont link. Klingspor link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More] ⦿
Bi-monthly Czech type and graphic design magazine set up in 2003 by Pavel Zelenka, Filip Blazek, Pavel Kocicka and Jakub Krc. Some issues are free. Linda Kudrnovská is its present editor-in-chief. Issue 13 (2005) deals with readability and legibility, for example. Some of the articles: The Science of World Recognition (Kevin Larson), The Bouma Supremacy (Hrant Papazian), Lateral Interference, Response Bias, Computation Cost and Cue Value (Peter Enneson), and Producting legible text on screen: Where do we look for guidance? (Mary C. Dyson). Issue 14 (2005) has an article by Iva Knobloch on Vojtech Preissig and by Adam Twardoch on FontLab 5. Table of contents. [Google] [More] ⦿
On-line type magazine of Will-Harris House, run by Daniel Will-Harris. [Google] [More] ⦿
TM is a Swiss magazine involved in typography. Frequent contributors include Helmut Schmid. It is run by Comedia in Bern. The editor is Jean Pierre Graber from Zürich. [Google] [More] ⦿
Archive of some free fonts (including Ethan Dunham's Scarecrow and RedFive--watch out, RedFive has a faulty number 2), and articles and discussions about type. Plus a book review section. And an on-line magazine run by David John Earls. [Google] [More] ⦿
High-end typography magazine edited by the faculty at the University of Reading. [Google] [More] ⦿
"typograpunx is a zine about typography/design/punk and what not" (from the web page). [Google] [More] ⦿
"U&lc Online is the companion publication to ITC award-winning quarterly magazine, U&lc (Upper and Lower Case: The International Journal of Graphic Design and Digital Media)." Edited by John Berry, it offers great articles on type in the world on on the newest ITC typefaces. The paper magazine is now discontinued. Alternate URL. [Google] [More] ⦿
The International Journal of Graphic Design and Digital Media, published by International Typeface Corporation. [Google] [More] ⦿
Spanish e-zine with a subsection / blog on type. [Google] [More] ⦿
Started in 1967 as The Journal of Typographical Research. Now called Visual Language, it rarely publishes relevant typographical articles. The best issues are the ones from 1967-1970. [Google] [More] ⦿
Raquel Pelta's Spanish web site (Visual Magazine). Has lots of type information, but many links do not work for me.
Raquel Pelta is a graphic design historian who holds a PhD in Arts from Facultad de Bellas Artes de la Universidad de Barcelona. She was professor of history of design at Elisava School of Design (University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona), and editor of Visual magazine (2001-2004). She is curator of exhibitions related to the first and second Spanish Typographical Conferences, held in Valencia in 2004 and 2006. At ATypi 2006 in Lisbon she spoke about the post-war resurgence of Spanish type design. Since 2006, she teaches at the Facultad de Bellas Artes de la Universidad de Barcelona. Biography. [Google] [More] ⦿
Electronic mag for enhancing your web sites. On occasion, there are some items that deal with type. [Google] [More] ⦿
German/Austrian on-line mag related to typography on the web. Edited by Wolfgang Schimmel, it has some nice discussions. [Google] [More] ⦿
On-line magazine edited by Sarah Manheim and published by Mark Solsburg. Copyright DsgnHaus (was FontHaus). [Google] [More] ⦿
Yoon Design Institute
Maker of (almost 300) Korean typefaces, est. 1989. Seoul's Seong Ah Choi is the Senior Developer. Check also the on-line Korean typeface magazine of the Yoon Design Institute. For a taste of their fonts, see YDICuckB-KSCpc-EUC-H, YDICuckM-KSCpc-EUC-H and YDIYheadL-KSCpc-EUC-H here. Other fonts include YDIWebDotum (2001), found here. Fonts include CheersB10, CheersB20, CheersB30, CheersM10, CheersM20, CheersM30, FreeB10, FreeB20, FreeB30, FreeL10, FreeL20, FreeL30, FreeM10, FreeM20, FreeM30, GroundB10, GroundB20, GroundB30, GroundL10, GroundL20, GroundL30, GroundM10, GroundM20, GroundM30, TaebekB10, TaebekB20, TaebekB30, TaebekCB10, TaebekCB20, TaebekCB30, TeensB10, TeensB20, TeensB30, TeensM10, TeensM20, TeensM30.
In 2017, Yoon Designpublished the free text typeface family Binggraell.
In 2018, Yoon Design published the Latin / Hangul typeface East Sea Dokdo at Google Fonts.
Typefaces from 2021, all done by Suk-Hoon Pyun: YD Winter (a rough-edged script), YD Yoonche (a geometric sans), YD Sunbeams (a geometric sans), DS Novel 165 Page, DS Refined Letter, DS Romantic Guy, DS Sweet Kiss, YD Spring, Cre Happiness (an organic sans), Cre Hearttree, Cre Myungjo, YD Pine Needle (a solid serif font). [Google] [More] ⦿