Goodbye The FontFeed, Hello FontShop News

You might have noticed from the lack of activity that The FontFeed has stopped publishing. I have moved over to join my writing partners on FontShop News, where we hope to achieve the ideals originally set out for The FontFeed.

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News | Yves Peters | September 15, 2015

Before I leave, how I got here in the first place

Seven years ago, on Thursday evening, August 31, 2008 I punched in the alarm code for the very last time when I left Magelaan, the communication agency I worked at for 13 years. With that, I literally closed the door on a 17-year-long career in graphic design and communication, because half a year earlier Erik Spiekermann made me an offer I couldn’t refuse.

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News | Yves Peters | September 15, 2015

FontCast #19 — Mark Simonson

FontShop’s David Sudweeks sat with type designer Mark Simonson at TypeCon 2014 “Capitolized” in Washington, DC to talk about Mark’s work from the early days, submitting his first design to the ITC review board by mail in the late 1970s, to his ways of perceiving and working with original design ideas.

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    Uncategorized | David Sudweeks | November 5, 2014

    Global, Local, Social: ATypI Barcelona 2014 (Part 2)

    With Typographic Dialogues, the theme of their 58th conference, ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale) invited type and design aficionados from all over the world to Barcelona. The presentations on day 2 concentrated primarily on education. While in part 1 of my review you can discover some of the more technical talks given at BAU Design School […]

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    Global, Local, Social: ATypI Barcelona 2014 (Part 1)

    The 58th annual conference by the Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI) from September 17 to 21, 2014, was held in Barcelona – for the third time in the history of ATypI, after 1972 and 1995. It was a great experience. With this year’s theme, Typographic Dialogues, ATypI invited students and professionals to participate in a delightful […]

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    From Form Bring The Fun Fair To Reasons To Be Creative

    Yesterday another edition of Reasons to be Creative in Brighton, UK closed. This terrific three-day festival is the successor of the legendary Flash On The Beach. Voted “Best Conference of The Year 2013”, it gradually evolved into an inspirational event with a broad scope, mainly focusing on creativity and code. I was honoured to be […]

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    FontCast #18 — John Hudson

    After an extended hiatus FontCast is back. The origins of FontShop’s video podcast go back to ATypI’s Typ09 conference in Mexico City. Stephen Coles, back then creative director at FontShop, sat down with some of the key players who were leading the way as we headed into the brave new world of web typography. This […]

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    True Detective Wins 2014 Emmy Award For Outstanding Main Title Design

    The nominations and winning title sequence for Outstanding Main Title Design at the 2014 Primetime Emmys.

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