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A fiery entrance for Blaze Type

Founded in 2016 by Matthieu Salvaggio, Blaze Type’s mythically-inspired typefaces have become powerhouses in the high-end and European scenes. Now, the Lyon-based foundry joins Type Network. We sat down with Salvaggio to learn about his typefaces’ pagan origins, the foundry’s…

The supertype approach

Jürgen Huber and Martin Wenzel (supertype) found their paths to type design through communication design: Huber at the University of Essen and Wenzel at the KABK Royal Academy, the Hague. This shared background underpins the supertype approach, with an emphasis…

How to do more with Adobe Originals

If there’s anything more challenging than finding the right typeface, it might be understanding the license agreement that comes with it. When it comes to Adobe Originals fonts, their home in the Creative Cloud can send that task into unfamiliar…

A good recipe mixes the finest ingredients

The most successful Adobe Originals typefaces have shown time and time again how versatile they can be, providing their users with readability and sophistication in projects from the mundane to the sublime. While many of these families have been created…

Jesse Ragan & Carol Wahler — Designers on Designers

In their conversation, Jesse Ragan (XYZ Type) and Carol Wahler (Type Directors Club) speak about how they each got into type, where the name for Ragan and Ben Kiel’s foundry comes from, the importance of community within the type world,…

The influence of Adobe Originals

In 2016, when Type Network stepped out into the world, one of its first partners was Adobe. As an inaugural partner of Adobe’s now-retired Typekit Marketplace, Type Network formalized a relationship that eventually led not only to hundreds of Type…

“Readability doesn’t need to be dull.”

In 2016, when PampaType released Francisco Gálvez’s Chercán, it was an oasis of personality in a desert of generic sans serifs. Now, after expanding the family to include polytonic Greek and releasing it on Type Network, Chercán is ready to…

Rounding out the Dejanire series

Inspired by historical lettering and carrying forward Retype’s legacy of quality designs, Ramiro Espinoza’s latest releases compliment the popular Dejanire Headline and Dejanire Sans.

Preparing for virtual reality typography

A few weeks ago, we opened the door to virtual and augmented reality through the work of futurist designer Andrew Johnson. In this interview, he describes typography’s important role in AR/VR, the evolution of digital type, and why designers need…

Our video series on variable fonts

We’ve learned about how variables can push the reading experience, improve accessibility and readability, and redefine brands. These four videos from the online conference distill the promise of variable fonts.

Designing with Variable Fonts – Designing Tomorrow Today

Lynne Yun and Kevin Yeh of Space Type demonstrate how incorporating real-world inputs and animation can elevate your design projects. (And how variable fonts make that easier than ever.)

Variable Brand Voice – Designing Tomorrow Today

In Rodrigo Saiani’s survey of identity design, brand cultivation, and type design, he reveals not only that the fields are increasingly linked but also that they’re evolving towards a variable future.

Designing Fit – Designing Tomorrow Today

DJR shares how his typeface, Fit, which addressed the impulse to stretch and squish letters to fill space, uses variable tech to make to make the copy . . . fit.