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NEWS · September 4, 2012

kaiju 2

A new screen print is available from tinyshowcase – another variation from my kaiju series.


NEW TYPE, NEWS · August 23, 2012

Turnip: New from Font Bureau

Here in the northern hemisphere, summer is in full swing and the growing season will soon reach its peak. At Font Bureau, we’ve already got one crop that’s ripe for the picking:

Introducing Turnip, a new font family by David Jonathan Ross.

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SEEN AND NOTED · August 20, 2012

Font Bureau at TypeCon 2012

Every time I come back from TypeCon, I always promise myself I am not going to ramble on about how awesome it was for days after it’s over. But once again, I’ve failed. TypeCon 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin: You were wonderful!

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SEEN AND NOTED · July 25, 2012

Brimfield

Ever wonder where your friend the typophile got all those cool letters to decorate their home? There are antique shops and flea markets everywhere, but nothing beats Brimfield. Even its websites are old-fashioned!

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BEHIND THE SCENES · June 29, 2012

department of font research

Where do fonts come from? No one knows for sure but Font Bureau's Cyrus Highsmith has been looking into it. His findings are illustrated above.


NEWS · June 21, 2012

Pre-order Inside Paragraphs

Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals ships next week! You can order your copy right now, over here, just scroll down and click the big red button. In case you missed it, Paul Shaw reviewed an advance copy over at Imprint.


BEHIND THE SCENES, NEWS · June 11, 2012

Lending a Hand (or a Face)

As our tech gent once commented, this is the time of year when we hear from brides and the mothers of brides. That is to say, it’s wedding season and all of a sudden, script typefaces are just as important as the cake.

Sometimes, it helps having a friend who’s a type designer lend a hand, or in this case, a face. Dyana Weissman’s script-in-progress graces the invitations of her friends’ wedding.


Photo credit: Top photograph by Lydia Powers. Bottom two photographs by Allison and Chris Britton Photography.

The inspiration for Dyana’s typeface started with letters ...

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NEWS · June 4, 2012

inside paragraphs

Inside Paragraphs press check
Inside Paragraphs press check
Inside Paragraphs press check

My book, Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals finally went on press. Here are some photos of the make-readys. Paul Shaw reviewed an advance copy over at Imprint. Stay tuned for more information!


NEWS, SKETCHES · May 29, 2012

kaiju

An upcoming trip to Japan has revived a not-very-dormant interest in tokusatsu. In a recent sketchbook, I drew the characters for 'kaiju', which translates as monster. In the process, some of the counter forms disappeared—perhaps destroying legibility. We must flee!


NEWS · May 14, 2012

typecache

There is an interview with me by Taro Yumiba at the new website, typecache.