Fonts in Use

  • My Type of Music

    Sometimes you can judge a book by its cover and a band by its album art.

  • ScreenFonts

    A typographic look at today’s movie posters and film titles. (a.k.a. Characters on The Silver Screen)

  • Lovely Lettering

    Typography is made with type, but some of the best letters are made one at a time, by hand.

  • Oops!

    A light-hearted repository of amusing typos and typographic mishaps.

 

Animated Trailer for ISType Conference

Ampersand wasn’t the only type conference this past weekend. From June 15 to 18 a sizable part of the type world was in Istanbul, Turkey for the second ISType (Istanbul Type Seminars). This lecture and workshop series conceived by typographers / designers / educators Onur Yazıcıgil (Sabancı University) and Alessandro Segalini (Izmir University of Economics) is devoted to encouraging [...]

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Using OpenType on the Web

With Ampersand less than a week away, it’ll be no time before we begin to see type looking a little better on the web. Designers making smarter use of webfonts gets us a long way, but a persistent hurdle to harnessing web typography’s potential has been browser support. Back in April, one development we cheered [...]

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Student Project Marries Graphic Design With Handcraft

I Could Have Done This… documents Briar Mark’s creation of a hand-stitched poster.

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Holy Onomatopoeia, What A Bat-collection!

Fan site Batmania collects the onomatopoeia from the word overlays used in the 1960s cult television series Batman.

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Looking For Images Of Letterpress Script Faces

I needed extra visual material for “From Metal Scripts to Digital Writing”, my presentation at TYPO Berlin 2012 “Sustain”.

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Scrabble Typography Limited Edition

The A-1 Scrabble Typography Edition is a beautiful limited edition of the timeless letter board game.

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Man & Gun And Les Bleus de Ramville Win SXSW Film Design Awards

The results for the 2012 SXSW Film Design Awards for Excellence in Poster and Title Design.

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