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TypeCon letter-drawing collage

At TypeCon in Los Angeles, you drew the letters.

Louise Paradis’s Revival of Recta

Italian Aldo Novarese typeface revived by an intern from Montreal.

Slab Happy: Trilby reviewed by Paul Shaw

“[T]he serifs remain strong enough that a line of text looks like railroad tracks, a feature that helps draw the reader’s eye along the line of text-and looks cool.”

Webtype Launched by Partnership of Experts

Led by Font Bureau and Ascender Corp., Webtype.com introduces a new range of web fonts optimized for high quality text rendering across browsers. Webtype.com launches an innovative web font service to improve web typography.

TV Guide: What’s Worth Watching

For those of us who keep tabs on magazine redesigns, What’s been Worth Watching the past few weeks is TV Guide itself.

Thinking Green for Earth Day

What is a “green font”?

A Change of Fortune

Last week Fortune magazine unveiled a bold new look, spearheaded by creative director John Korpics.  To herald the new direction, Korpics commissioned Cyrus Highsmith to draw a new logo for the nameplate. Now entering its 80th year, Fortune

“Who shot the serif?”

“I’m convinced that reversed-stress slabs can offer more to typography than the novelty of gunslingers and swinging saloon doors. There’s something enticing about their clunky backwardness that should not be left out of our typographic vocabulary.“

Typeradio interview with Petr van Blokland

Typeradio got Petr van Blokland talking about design processes and other life style attitudes at the ATypI 2005 conference in Helsinki.