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NEWS, SEEN AND NOTED · December 18, 2012

Ready for Liftoff: Le Jet

Just a few days after we released Serge, the fonts are already being used by the premier purveyor of personal propulsion, Le Jet! Peruse the dynamic online catalog of this retro-forward-thinking enterprise, revel in the clever copy rendered entirely in webfonts from Webtype, and (if you’re using a modern browser like IE 10, Chrome 22 or Firefox 4 or later) delight in the OpenType swash caps.

Can’t get enough of this ultra moderne technologie? Cyrus Highsmith is posting more of his original Le Jet graphics on his personal blog, Cyrumblr.


NEW TYPE, NEWS · November 28, 2012

New Type: Serge

We are delighted to introduce Cyrus Highsmith’s latest design in a simultaneous release for the desktop and web. Bonjour, Serge!

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NEW TYPE, NEWS · November 7, 2012

Quiosco: Now Available

Already available on newsstands everywhere, so to speak — Quiosco, designed by Cyrus Highsmith, is now part of our Retail library and available for licensing and download.

While initially conceived for newspaper text, Quiosco has also found gainful employment in a variety of magazines — Sports Illustrated, TV Guide, Outside, and The Hollywood Reporter, to name-drop just a few.

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NEWS, SKETCHES · October 12, 2012

cyrumblr

Want to see more sketches and funny letters? Check out my new blog, Cyrumblr. You can follow me there or get updates via twitter.


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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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!