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.
November — a comprehensive type system for South AsiaNovember Type System is a versatile and highly accessible collection of fonts, extensively researched to meet the preferences and needs of readers of hundreds of languages of South Asia.
Designing Fonts for Two Billion peopleby Peter BiľakTypotheque tackled the unprecedented task of designing a comprehensive set of fonts for South Asia.
Malayalam: Scripting Tradition and Modernityby Karthik MalliThe article explores the rich tradition of Malayalam script and its evolution in the face of modern technologies. It delves into the challenges and innovations in adapting the script to digital platforms while preserving its cultural heritage.
Tracing Meitei Mayek & Ol Chiki Letters: A Comparative Studyby Karthik MalliThis essay explores socio-linguistic landscape of northeast of India and adoption of two minority writing scripts, Meitei Mayek and Ol Chiki, enjoying significant growth in popularity in recent years, establishing distinct identity of their users.
Georgian alphabet, writing and typographyby Sophia KintsurashviliAn article on the origins of the Georgian writing script, is historical development, printing traditions, and Georgian typography today.
A collection of new Georgian fontsAt a local event in Tbilisi, Typotheque launched a large collection of new Georgian fonts designed and produced in collaboration with local designers, along with an exhibition and a book.
We have an all-new website!A new version of the Typotheque website, which will allow us to focus on what we do best — designing fonts
Typeface design beyond a single scriptEssays by Peter BiľakCreating a new language version of a typeface is akin to a translation, whereby purpose, intention and respect are as important as proportion and design.
Rapida and Rapidissima, a duo of text and display high-energy typefacesNew fontsThree years after graduating from Type & Media, Michelangelo Nigra completed his thesis project, which is full of surprising type details that give text a unique character and liveliness.
Ping Round, an approachable typeface for international communicationNew fontsAn affable font family with fluid stroke structure that communicates in Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, Hebrew, Thai, Georgian, Armenian and Devanagari.