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Transformations

Occupant Fonts’ Cyrus Highsmith introduces a new member of the Allium family, Allium Text, and reflects on the most important transformation a typeface can go through: a change in size.

Allium Text gets down to business

Bigger is not always better. Occupant Fonts’ Cyrus Highsmith adopted an unconventional approach to create Allium Text, a new incarnation of Allium destined for smaller sizes.

Change orders

Type design is to some extent an anticipatory, predictive art. Designers can never know with complete certainty how their typefaces will fit into the world; they can only imagine. Sometimes, real-world uses lay bare the need for adjustments or additions—changes.…

ScreenFonts: May 2018

This episode put me in a contemplative, even slightly melancholy mood, with posters for Disobedience, The Endless, Akher ayam el madina (In the Last Days of the City), Dayu haitang (Big Fish & Begonia), Good Luck, Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare,…

ScreenFonts: March 2018 | The Leftovers

These posters didn’t make the cut, but are still noteworthy for their design and/or typography.

ScreenFonts: May 2017

A flurry of painted art: the May episode of ScreenFonts looks at posters for Headshot, Umi Yori Mo Mada Fukaku (After The Storm), Donald Cried, Personal Shopper, God Knows Where I Am, The Blackcoat’s Daughter, Grave (Raw), Before I Fall,

Onions, Leeks, and Garlic

Allium, a new sans serif from Occupant Fonts, marks a change of pace

If you need me, I’ll be out in the garage

Occupant Press celebrates the release of Allium with a new print.