A sketchbook looks like such a simple thing. But in fact it’s a complex space for learning to think and see, and for negotiating a practice that traverses several activities: designing type, teaching, making prints, and illustrating.
Cyrus Highsmith’s design took a little detour during its conception. Then it blossomed into a powerful pair of coordinated sans- and slab-serif families.
A supernatural beginning and a downright weird ending: this episode looks at posters for Black Hollow Cage, Nostalgia, The Female Brain, Driving While Black, Game Night, Mute, Rehepapp (November), and Are We Not Cats.
From the Lone Star State, Yves Peters reports on the winners of the awards for Excellence in Poster Design and Excellence in Title Design at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival.
A former student and protégé reflects on seeing her mentor accept the prestigious Gerrit Noordzij Prize.
Occupant Fonts teams up with Morisawa Inc.
Richard Lipton’s graceful script has learned many languages—and a few new tricks, too.
Murder and mayhem, and some interpersonal tension: this episode looks at posters for The Strange Ones, Proud Mary, The Commuter, Small Town Crime, Inside, Dim the Fluorescents, The Neighbor, and A Ciambra.
Two new type families from Miles Newlyn channel the BBC broadcaster’s plummy tones.
Art director and musician Yves Peters casts an eye over the nominees and winners in the design categories at the Recording Academy’s sixtieth annual awards.
Don’t let its casual appearance deceive you—Duos, the new script by Akiem Helmling, Bas Jacobs, and Sami Kortemäki, is a marvel of typeface design and font technology.