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TDC2 2010 – Text Faces

Judging text faces is always a tricky thing – display type can go for sheer impact, but text type needs to be inconspicuous to a certain extent.

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TDC2 2010 – Type Systems

As the complete list of TDC2 2010 winners is too much to cover in one post, I’m discussing them one category per post. First the Type Systems.

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TDC2 2010 – Quick Overview Of The Winners

Find out which typefaces won Cerificates of Excellence in Type Design at this year’s TDC2 Type Design Competition.

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TDC2, The Oscars Of Type Design

TDC2, the annual type design competition organised by the Type Directors Club of New York, come closest to being the “Oscars of Type”.

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Designpreis Deutschland 2010 Lauds Malabar (and Lirico)

After TDC2 2009 and ED2009, Dan Reynolds now wins the Gold Award at Designpreis Deutschland for his multiscript Latin and Devanagari typeface Malabar.

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FontCast #7 — Dyana Weissman on Kerning

Dyana of The Font Bureau explains the difference between kerning and spacing, why it should be done by hand, and the mystical concept of flow.

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ISTD Awards 2009: A Chat With The Winning FontFont Designers

The FontFeed talks to the three FontFont type designers that were awarded at the recent ISTD International TypoGraphic Awards 2009.

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Three FontFonts Win At ISTD International TypoGraphic Awards 2009

FF Mister K wins a Premier Award, and FF Netto and FF Pitu Certificates of Excellence at the ISTD International TypoGraphic Awards 2009.

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