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
SKETCHES · April 13, 2012
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
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
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.More ...
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