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FontCasts #13, 14, 15 — FontFont Designers

FontFont represents some of the most talented and interesting type designers in the world. In celebration of FontShop’s 20th Anniversary, FSI’s Ivo Gabrowitsch took an opportunity to talk with seven FontFont designers for a special FontCast series.

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Pool Tells the Story of the New FF DIN Round, A Typeface Much More Than a Rounded DIN

Is there any type designer who would be better qualified to construct a rounded DIN than Albert-Jan Pool? It’s safe to say no. His FF DIN Round, released this month is 5 years in the making. Pool has been written a 32-page brochure with the fascinating history of round sans serifs in Germany and the behind-the-scenes development of FF DIN Round.

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A Fried FontStruction

The first ever edible FontStruction premiered at the “Typofreaks – different typography” workshop in Brazil.

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World Cup Typography: Yomar Augusto

Brazilian type designer Yomar Augusto designed Unity, a custom typeface for Adidas for the World Cup 2010.

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World Cup Typography: Paul Barnes

British type designer Paul Barnes designed Crepello and Olembe, two custom typefaces for Puma for the World Cup 2010.

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Foundry Focus: Hubert Jocham

An interview with Hubert Jocham of the eponimous German type foundry.

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Lectures by Martin Majoor Now Up for Viewing

Martin Majoor has collected some of his old lectures (in English, German and Dutch) and put them up on his personal website for viewing.

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