· David Berlow
SKETCHES · January 10, 2012
SKETCHES · December 23, 2011
NEWS · December 7, 2011
Few major publications have yet been able to do what The Boston Globe did recently – mirror their brand typography in both print and digital editions. Stephen Coles’s recent post on Fonts In Use details the typography of the new BostonGlobe.com and the newspaper’s emphasis on maintaining the newspaper’s identity through its typography. At the heart of the design is the use of the screen versions of their brand fonts, Benton Sans and Miller Headline via Webtype. The result? The Globe still feels very much like the Globe. Read on...More ...
NEWS · November 29, 2011
Typsnittstecknaren Cyrus Highsmith is giving a talk in Stockholm this Friday.More ...
NEWS · November 11, 2011
I'm excited to announce a new print for sale at Tiny Showcase. This one is a 2 color silkscreened edition of 100 printed by The Head Light Hotel. There are only about 20 left. There are also a few letterpress alphabet prints left too.
Georgia and Verdana rule the web. Starting today, Georgia Pro and Verdana Pro are now revised and expanded families, enabling more versatile use both on screen and on paper. The expansion includes three new weights and a Condensed width, OpenType layout features, WGL pan-European character set, added kerning, and extensive hinting.
Georgia and Verdana entered the scene fifteen years ago. They were created for Microsoft and adapted from proven typographic models by world-renowned type designer Matthew Carter, assisted by master hinting engineer Tom Rickner. Now, a partnership between Font Bureau, Carter & Cone, and Monotype Imaging led the effort to create ...More ...
INTERVIEWS · October 31, 2011
David Berlow talks about his working methods, what he learned along the way, and his vision of coming trends in type design. Recorded at the ATypI 2010 conference in Dublin, Ireland for TypeRadio. Tune in here...More ...
NEWS · October 20, 2011
Letter.2 is the second Type Design Competition of the Association Typographique Internationale. The juried competition received 561 submissions from around the world of typefaces completed between 2001 and Aug 2011. There were no limits to the number of submissions so we submitted the range of our best and brightest stars from the past decade. The judges met in Buenos Aires and had the impressive task of selecting just 53 typefaces based on their design excellence. Tangier by Richard Lipton and Rocky by Matthew Carter & Richard Lipton were among the winners. Congratulations to you both!More ...
SEEN AND NOTED · October 5, 2011
Green and friendly is the new face of New York City's Central Park, and FB Titling Gothic is its new typeface.More ...
SEEN AND NOTED · October 4, 2011
Freshly back from this year's Society for News Design Conference in St. Louis, I am hopeful and inspired for what lies ahead in the world of news design, both digital and print.More ...