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Behance. How to design a font: A step-by-step guide. This feature includes advice from type designers at Monotype and Fontsmith for designers wanting to create a typeface for the first time.

How to design a font: A step-by-step guide

Although the guide covers tools, software, concepts and pitfalls to look out for, we don’t pretend to cover everything in this complex discipline. Treat it as an informed starting point. While this is primarily a guide on how to design a typeface for those who haven’t done it before – covering the basic steps and things to look out for – there are also handy tips for more experienced type designers. This step-by-step feature covers what tools and software to use, advice on turning concepts into prototypes and what pitfalls to watch out for. You’ll learn from Monotype designer and lettering artist Terrance Weinzierl (who we spoke to for Monotype’s Font Marathon), senior Fontsmith designer Fernando Mello, and graphic designer, type designer and calligrapher Seb Lester. Una guida alla terminologia tipografica, da scaricare gratis - Frizzifrizzi. Bodoni through the ages – Creative Review. From a New Order album cover to cigar packaging by Paul Rand, a new exhibition from paper company Fedrigoni showcases some outstanding uses of Italian typeface Bodoni.

Bodoni through the ages – Creative Review

Designs are also featured in an accompanying catalogue by SEA… Made in Italy – Bodoni in Print opens at Protein Gallery in Shoreditch on June 10. Organised by paper company Fedrigoni, the show presents a look at posters, packaging, book covers and album art created using Italian typographer, printer and typesetter Giambattista Bodoni’s most famous typeface.

It also features previously unseen material from the Bodoni Museum in Parma and the Monotype archives, including matrices, lead type and sketches. Born in the Alps, Bodoni was one of the most celebrated typographers and compositors of the 18th century. Fedrigoni says the exhibition aims to highlight Bodoni’s influence on contemporary graphic design and celebrate great Italian craft. Storia di un font creato per lavorare meglio. Storia di un font creato per lavorare meglio Nel 2000–2001 ho lavorato molto come web designer.Il linguaggio HTML, che dominava la programmazione dei siti Internet, era un linguaggio semplice ma programmare con i fonts disponibili in quegli anni era veramente snervante!

Storia di un font creato per lavorare meglio

Project Faces Typography – Adobe MAX 2015 – Fubiz TV. A Beautifully Illustrated Glossary Of Typographic Terms You Should Know. The world of typography often seems like it has its very own language, full of serifs, strokes, and swashes.

A Beautifully Illustrated Glossary Of Typographic Terms You Should Know

Sorting out all those terms can be confusing in itself, so we’ve compiled a visual glossary that will guide you through the lingo — whether you’re an aspiring typeface designer or just a general typography enthusiast. Learning the building blocks of typography will help you better understand how to pick a suitable font and apply it effectively within your design projects. The Basics: Typefaces Categories & Styles 01. Font/Typeface: Back in the days of metal type and printing presses, fonts and typefaces were two different things — the typeface was the specific design of the letters, say Times New Roman or Baskerville; while the font referred to the particular size or style of that typeface, say 10 point regular or 24 point italic (each created as its own collection of cast metal letters and other characters). 02. 03. 04.

Floral Times New Roman Alphabet Typography. Basée à New York, Iryna Korshak est l’auteur de l’alphabet expérimental « Tenar » consacré à la typographie Times New Roman.

Floral Times New Roman Alphabet Typography

Inspirée par le travail de la graphiste danoise Maria Gronlund, elle a imaginé chaque lettre avec une forme de fleur rose qui jaillit d’un côté et s’épanouit dans un mouvement élégant. Da Carlomagno in poi. La mano che scrive e l’occhio che legge. Il numero 49 del nostro periodico La Crusca per voi è uscito con un prezioso inserto, intitolato "Da Carlomagno a noi.

Da Carlomagno in poi. La mano che scrive e l’occhio che legge

La mano che scrive e l'occhio che legge" scritto dal noto paleografo Attilio Bartoli Langeli. Ripubblichiamo qui il testo in cui è tracciata, in una sintesi magistrale, la storia dell'attività scrittoria a partire dalla riforma culturale attuata da Carlo Magno per arrivare fino ai nostri giorni. Un percorso fondante per la civiltà europea che si è compiuto a più livelli, dall'atto creativo di letterati che hanno modificato e limato le loro opere fino a renderle capolavori, alle scritture comuni prodotte per esprimere il pensiero e operare nella società, fino alle scritture di semicolti che, proprio grazie a questo strumento, sono riusciti talvolta a superare l'emarginazione e l'isolamento. 1.

Behance. La struttura geometrica del carattere tipografico on Behance. Modulator. Eric Gill got it wrong; a re-evaluation of Gill Sans by Ben Archer. Eric Gill got it wrong; a re-evaluation of Gill Sans by Ben Archer This article is intended for an audience of contemporary designers and students who are at least one step removed from mid-century British typographic culture; it is a critique of the Gill Sans typeface and the idiosyncrasies of its creation from a contemporary perspective.

Eric Gill got it wrong; a re-evaluation of Gill Sans by Ben Archer

The central argument is that an earlier typeface by Eric Gill’s mentor, Edward Johnston, is a superior piece of type design. Gill Sans: Pride of England? Gill Sans is the Helvetica of England; ubiquitous, utilitarian and yet also quite specific in its ability to point to our notions of time and place. Icons of the British mid-20th century. 80 top-quality typography tutorials. Whether you're a creative director, illustrator or web developer – whatever your discipline, typography is an essential part of design.

80 top-quality typography tutorials

There are hundreds of paid-for and free fonts available these days, but when it comes to the art of type, you can never stop learning about it or improving your typography skills. To help you out, we've gathered together the most amazing typography tutorials from around the web, which are bound to help you raise your type skills to the next level. In this post, you'll find typography tutorials in the following areas: La tipografia. Die 100 Besten Schriften. Designing with Type. Ellen Lupton: Thinking w/Type. Caratteri Tipografici.

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