Thanks to a tip from Jörg Haubrichs, software developer at FontShop International, I read an insane article this weekend that frankly blew my typographic mind. Last Wednesday German computer scientist David Kriesel did a bizarre discovery. After scanning a construction plan on a Xerox Workcentre and printing it, he noticed the perfectly reproduced plan suddenly [...]Read more
The study “The uncrowded window of object recognition” advances the thesis that character spacing is the defining factor for legibility.Read more
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- Our founder Erik Spiekermann was interviewed for Frog Design’s house magazine. Read an excerpt.…Read more
- Numerals (or figures) can take various forms. The figure style you choose ought to be appropriate to the project you…Read more
- The issues in Mac OS X 10.6.7 occur with PostScript-flavoured OpenType fonts, and concern PDF files and printing.…Read more
- To mark the end of the aughts New York Magazine invited a number of designers to create a cover image…Read more
- Installing fonts the old-fashioned way made easy with FontShop’s slide shows that show you step by step what to do…Read more