Dash, a typeface with different speeds and expressionsBased on science and research, but written with the mastery of a skilled hand, Dash is a handwriting typeface system that makes full use of variable expression
Handwriting Database, 566 samples of contemporary Latin writingby Héctor Mangas AfonsoThis is a database that captures the writing of over half a thousand contemporary users of the Latin script, across 46 countries and 20 languages.
Manu gets a new range of weightsThe handwriting font family Manu has been extended to include a range of weights from Hairline to Bold.
- Modern handwriting: IntroductionPart 4
Cyrillic and Greek handwritingby Sébastien MorlighemThis final part describes the influence of Latin script on other writing systems, namely Cyrillic and Greek, and especially on their cursiveness.
- Modern handwriting: IntroductionPart 5
Cursive handwriting in Central Europeby Sébastien MorlighemThis fourth part reveals other traditions of cursive writing in Central and Northern Europe, much different from Western Europe models previously discussed.
- Modern handwriting: IntroductionPart 3
Models from Americas and Western Europeby Sébastien MorlighemThis third part explores the movement of certain models from North America to South America and then to Western Europe, as well as their often lasting entrenchment.
The Familiarity Effect in the Perception of Handwritingby Héctor Mangas AfonsoDo we prefer our own handwriting? We conducted a large scale empirical study on how familiarity affects the perception of handwritten text, measuring implicit biases that show people favour text resembling their own style.
- Modern handwriting: IntroductionPart 2
New Approaches in Great BritainEssays by Sébastien MorlighemThis second part offers an overview of new approaches developed in Great Britain during the 20th century, inspired by writing history or modern pragmatism.
- Modern handwriting: IntroductionPart 1
Modern handwriting: a historical surveyEssays by Sébastien MorlighemThe opening essay of series of five articles about the many aspects of handwriting, from the late 19th century to the present day, examining the emergence of new handwriting schemes in Europe and the United States, developed for the sake of public health, or for business.
Announcing Typotheque Club — a unique way to deepen connections between peopleTypotheque Club is a virtual place where its members can connect – with benefits that include exclusive presentations, access to Typotheque’s work in progress and crowdfunding initiatives, and many others.
Münchenstein, the forgotten typefaces by the designer of HelveticaSwiss type designer Max Miedinger is primarily recognised as the designer of Helvetica. Nikola Djurek, fascinated by Miedinger’s lesser-known typefaces, has now created the Münchenstein font family, bringing together Miedinger’s first and last typefaces.
Originality in Type Designby Peter BiľakThe article was triggered by the discussions with the late Gerard Unger about the nature of originality in the type design industry, highlighting the importance of historical continuity in creating new works while examining the notions of originality and the boundaries between interpretation and plagiarism.