It is not very often that I come across type that is so unusual, so strikingly different that I can’t place it. Hansje van Halem’s Wind is one of those rare examples, so I asked her if we could publish it
Typeface stories ·
8 December 2017
Peter Biľak speaks to Irma Boom about how her design practice developed over the past decade.
23 July 2012
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Detailed look at the English edition of Letter Fountain, typographic reference book examining the form and anatomy of Latin alphabet.
24 June 2011
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Interview with the Dutch designer René Knip, specialising in three-dimensional typography and lettering. Part of the book 158 answers
9 May 2011
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A real-life situation that forced a type designer to evaluate his profession. One small typographic detail (an incorrect version of the diacritic over the letter L) caused troubles with the authorities. With a happy end.
25 September 2010
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