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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, 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!


SEEN AND NOTED, SKETCHES, WEB FONTS · April 13, 2012

star wars

The Star Wars website is using Antenna, thanks to Webtype. I think that makes me a Jedi knight! I feel a great disturbance in the letter spacing in the Star Wars logo…


SKETCHES · April 13, 2012

updike

A portrait of printer/scholar/typographer Daniel Berkeley Updike, drawn during a presentation about him by one of my students.


BEHIND THE SCENES, INTERVIEWS, SKETCHES · February 10, 2012

Video: Cyrus Highsmith Sketchbooks

Many know Cyrus Highsmith as one of today’s most original type designers. He combines an energetic, illustrative approach with enthusiasm for typographic communication, leading to a diverse library of original designs. He has created exquisite scripts, industrial workhorse sans, and dynamic text serifs — all with equal ease and distinction. Highsmith considers himself a draftsman above all, and his work demonstrates a lifelong passion for drawing. In this video, he invites us into the world of his sketchbooks.


SKETCHES · February 2, 2012

letras de españa

What’s better than getting a bunch of comic books in the mail all the way from Spain? When the box has great lettering on the address label.

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SKETCHES · January 10, 2012

fluorescent a


SKETCHES · December 23, 2011

happyholidays


SKETCHES · July 15, 2011

A B C


SKETCHES · May 23, 2011

roman roman