Posts by Yves Peters

 

Valentype 2013 | The Gallery

This is the dedicated gallery with all the submissions for the Valentype 2013 contest.

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Valentype | Testify and Win The Typeface You Love!

Declare your love for a typeface and you could win an official single license to four weights/styles of that face.

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Best Of 2012

The first month of 2013 has come to a close, and as usual the type commentators reflect on the past year. Due to the complexity of the undertaking we have to exercise a little more patience for Typographica’s eagerly anticipated Our Favourite Typefaces of 2013, or as I like to call them the “unofficial Oscars [...]

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Macula, The Impossible Typeface

Once in a while you come across a typeface that astounds you by the bold new direction it takes. The recent Bold Monday release Macula by Dutch type designer Jacques Le Bailly a.k.a. Baron von Fonthausen is such a typeface. There aren’t that many designs that manage to sucessfully marry type design to art, and [...]

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New Tumblr Takes Hilarious Look At Typeface Design

It’s a most unlikely combination to produce actually funny content and yet it works. Today French type designer Jean-Baptiste Levée launched the Tumblr F*** Yeah Typeface Design, delving into the psyche of type designers and exposing the everyday occurrences in their work, their struggle with huge glyph sets and uncooperative type design software, kerning and [...]

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Jessica Hische Lettering Rendered In Cut Paper

It always seems magical when a piece of graphic design transcends the flat plane and enters the third dimension. The resulting object lends an additional legitimacy to the original piece, rejuvenating it and altering our perception of it. Take for example Jessica Hische’s gorgeous hand-lettered packaging for Beck’s Song Reader. Released on December 11, 2012, [...]

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The FontFeed is a daily dispatch of recommended fonts, typography techniques, and inspirational examples of digital type at work in the real world. Eat up.

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