· David Berlow
NEWS · September 4, 2012
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:More ...
SEEN AND NOTED · August 20, 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!
SEEN AND NOTED · July 25, 2012
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!
BEHIND THE SCENES · June 29, 2012
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
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
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.
The inspiration for Dyana’s typeface started with letters ...More ...
NEWS · June 4, 2012
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!
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!