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A Deep Dive Into the ‘Gentrification Font’

According to a popular Twitter meme, sleek sans serif numbers are now the official look of neighborhood change.

Read Me!

By the time this article reaches the next screen, a significant share of you will have already stopped reading

A tale of three skeuomorphs

You’ve always been a bit suspicious of the trashcan on your computer’s imaginary desk top, and I’m here to tell you why.

“What Font is That?” - the typography on Field Notes' National Parks Series

A deep-dive into the 'font' used in a recent National Parks inspired Field Notes project

Improving the Typography of the iOS time display

Every minute when the time is changing all numbers shift around and this just annoys me.

These are the fonts behind 30 famous logos

An oddly fascinating closer look at the nuts and bolts of designs we’ve all seen a thousand times.

Klim Type Foundry · Signifier

Signifier is a Brutalist response to 17th century typefaces.

The Black Panther: Black Community News Service

Typewrite, rubdown, and pasteup: 1960s photo-reproduction empowered Emory Douglas to make maximum impact with minimal time and expense.

Leading-Trim: The Future of Digital Typesetting

How an emerging CSS standard can fix old problems and raise the bar for web apps.

Biden-Harris Logo

How do you create a logo without knowing for certain what the words will say?

A full stack designer’s take on a daily lettering challenge

All about how I got fascinated by the world of Type and participated in 30 Days of Malayalam Letters Challenge, crafting my thoughts in pure HTML/CSS.

The Step-by-Step Guide for Pairing Fonts

I’m going to cut through the crap and give you a step-by-step plan for creating beautiful, professional-quality font pairings.

Getting the Most Out of Variable Fonts on Google Fonts

I have spent the past several years working on a font family called Recursive Sans & Mono, and it just launched officially on Google Fonts!

Black Print

The fascinating story of African American print culture; its authors, editors, journalists, printers and publishers.

LoCoS visual language, by professor Yukio Ota

The life work of professor Yukio Ota is an entire language of symbols known as LoCoS that he dreams could be the lingua franca of the 21st century.

Chloe Legret on creating her “timeless and contemporary” typeface Migma

The London-based designer recently won an award for the personal project which combines traditional and contemporary design techniques.

Biden’s new campaign typefaces are a pivot to the general election

The Biden campaign is getting a design upgrade.

What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?

Frederick Douglass' reflection on the lop-sided access to freedom serves as a counterpoint to the typical celebration of Independence Day in the US.

Font In Logo

Search and find fonts used by world brands.

The details of UI typography

Learn how to achieve exceptional typography in your app’s user interface that enhances legibility, accessibility, and consistency.