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DISPLAY:TEXT Exhibition

Our exhibit of optimized type, DISPLAY:TEXT, at Lesley University with a public talk from Cyrus Highsmith.

Finding Forma

Forma is a neo-grotesque typeface by the Italian type foundry Nebiolo. It was designed in 1965–68 by a team of eight designers, and spear-headed by Nebiolo’s art director, Aldo Novarese. This is the story of its revival.

Mike Parker stories

Thank you. Everybody has a story about Mike Parker. And he told the best ones himself.

Morisawa Competition 2014

The Morisawa Type Design Competition marks its 30th anniversary, with Font Bureau as a partner.

Sign Painters review

Dyana Weissman reviews the movie Sign Painters, with its mix of history, personalities, and remarkable lettering.

Benton Sans Wide

Benton Sans, Font Bureau’s largest type family, goes wide, to give full coverage in eight wide-ranging weights.

Le Jet aims high with new campaign

Le Jet Propulsion Systems & Haute Couture hires Cyrus Highsmith to develop the graphics and typography for the launch of their latest jet pack.

Cyrus Highsmith publishes a new typography primer

Inside Paragraphs: typographic fundamentals is a book about basic typography from the perspective of a type designer.

Turnip: ready for harvest

Rustic but not unrefined, David Jonathan Ross’s Turnip can be planted in any ground, and still come up hardy, tasty, and readable.

Font Bureau at TypeCon 2012

In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, TypeCon 2012 brings together type designers and graphic designers. And Font Bureau is there.

Brimfield

Ever wonder where your friend the typophile got all those cool letters to decorate their home?

Lending a Hand (or a Face)

Dyana Weissman’s script-in-progress graces the invitations of her friends’ wedding.