Following the lead of iOS, Apple’s desktop operating system says goodbye to Lucida Grande, and hello to Helvetica Neue.
This alphabet starts with the stars and stripes and ends with Zimbabwe’s green, black and gold.
Steve Matteson has designed some of the most ubiquitous typefaces in the world, and engineered versions of Times New Roman, Arial, and Courier for Microsoft. Here, he reveals why every letter you see looks the way it does.
Why do letters look the way they do? Typeface design legend Steve Matteson explains. Read more>
You don’t need to give people a book to give them the gift of good type.
Are animated fonts the future of type?
Animography is a collection of animated typefaces by Jeroen Krielaars that can be licensed as you would any other. And while we all have our stereotypes of what animated text can be—local commercials of monster truck rallies come to mind—they’re a far cry from the hokey flaming letters of LiveType. Instead, Krielaars has constructed what might be called “classic” animated glyphs for words that could look as professional in print as they do in video.
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