Woodkit Print

Alphabet A
Alphabet B
FyrirsögnClick to Edit
Letterpress 100px
PrüfungsanweisungenClick to Edit
Alphabet A 100px
NadpisClick to Edit
Alphabet B 100px
TitulekClick to Edit
Block 100px
ChodnikowiecClick to Edit
Ornaments 100px
RubrikClick to Edit
Figures 100px
In my decade of experience teaching at Type & Media I have seen many students enter the course with no previous experience in type design. Over the eight months of the course they learn the structure of letterforms and the principles of construction that allow them to create well-designed typefaces, (not always terribly original, but convincing executions without obvious mistakes). Having mastered the formal execution of type, they can then move on to think about how to apply their skills. Obviously, creating type that is too closely related to existing models doesn’t justify the effort involved. Or as my Type & Media colleague Erik van Blokland says: “If an existing typeface does the job, there is no reason to make a new one.”Click to Edit
Letterpress 0px