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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.

How to Get There – Designing Tomorrow Today

The Underware team explores the expanding universe of variable fonts. In doing so, they uncover that VFs are not the destination—they’re the vehicle. The question is not ‘how to get there?’, but ‘how to get where?’

An interview with Richard Lipton

In this video interview, Richard Lipton shares advice gleaned from his storied career. From stitching together a self-education in type design to teaching the subject at RISD and from almost becoming a photographer to starting Lipton Letter Design, Richard…

Variable font questions: Answered.

At the conclusion of our recent webinar on variable fonts, the speakers launched into a discussion sparked by audience questions. Dan Rhatigan moderated the discussion, which touched on everything from VF’s practical limits to making animations with VF.

Thinstroke’s latest is made to be seen

DiSpigna Ultra is the epitome of heavy and refined, with curves and contrast perfect for headlines, logotypes, and posters.

Looking ahead with variable fonts

Last year, we spoke with web, graphic, and brand designers about the tools and fonts they use and what kinds of work they want to be creating in a few years (or a few months) time. One of the biggest…

VF in AR and VR: More than acronyms

Variable fonts introduce new possibilities with web, print, and identity design today, but what about tomorrow? With all the recent talk about the “metaverse,” how will type (and designers) adapt to our changing landscape? Andrew Johnson’s typographic experiments might give…