Feature: Typography

 
Originality and inspiration

Originality and inspiration

It may be unrealistic to expect that every new typeface will be unique and original, but giving up this…

 
Type now: Independence and originality

Type now: Independence and originality

The following three articles address several issues that are facing type foundries in…
 
States of independence

States of independence

The fragmentation of the type market has lead to new ways of examining, acquiring and enjoying typefaces…

 
Return to the square

Return to the square

A chance discovery by some builders led to the adaptation and expansion of a 1930s alphabet by one of…

 
Strategy of excess

Strategy of excess

Like a human algorithm, Hansje van Halem explores a huge number of variables until she finds the right…

 
The enigma of Thérèse Moll

The enigma of Thérèse Moll

This young designer is credited with introducing Swiss typography to MIT

 
Last man casting

Last man casting

Rainer Gerstenberg is one of the few people in the world to cast foundry type, keeping alive a craft…

 
For the love of food and print

For the love of food and print

Michele Outland, creative director of Bon Appétit, also co-founded and designs the indie mag Gather…

 
Tales from the West Coast

Tales from the West Coast

With its origins in ‘live journalism’ shows, The California Sunday Magazine achieves its narrative power…

 
Lovable loser

Lovable loser

A daring approach to sports journalism earned the short-lived Jock magazine a place in design history

 
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