Tipografia.cl is a site devoted to chilean typography and the typographers collective formed by Francisco Gálvez, Rodrigo Ramírez, Tono Rojas y Kote Soto. I met the site due to the project TUP Tipografías Urbano Populares by Luis Rojas H. and José Soto B. which consisted on creating digital typefaces starting from hand-crafted custom lettering in the streets of Chile. Read more
We always need new fonts. Stop creating fonts would be like stop creating new foods. The design beast is always hungry so designers must feed him with new tasty dishes every time. Here’s a selection of fonts that might not be new, but some of them are little known and they are really good. Read more
I’m working on a new bold & delicious font in FontForge. This one is inspired by those fat letters in posters that are quite common today.
I’m using Art-Direction again to offset this image towards left in the single post page, hopefully it will work properly.
Porchez Typofondiere, the digital type foundry from France, released today their new typeface Parisine Office PTF. The typeface itself is gorgeous but when you enable its OpenType features the font is completely transformed. Parisine Office looks like another font with its OpenType features enabled, from a serious sans-serif to a crazy curvy sexy font. Yet Parisine the stylistic marks are consistent through all the variants, and that makes them look like a perfect happy font family, you gotta love that `l´ character!
This geometric-book by Kapitza sisters is a visual delight. Not only the book has those beautiful colors and geometric patterns but tutorials as well. There’s a companion cd with 100 geometric pattern fonts, an amazing resource and inspiration as well for every designer. Kapitza, an East London based agency design is run by sisters Nicole & Petra Kapitza.