research


Research is the search for knowledge or as a systematic investigation to establish facts.

As a company that develops fonts, we’re interested in learning how people write. In particular, we want to know more about how people around the world write by hand and how they perceive handwriting by others, a topic on which we have found no current literature.
2 May 2022
Typotheque has been working on an extensive historical research project, based on the development in Devanagari printing, combined with a survey of the contemporary regional preferences of Devanagari readers.
21 March 2022
Typotheque is launching a series of Unified Canadian Syllabics fonts that support Indigenous language revitalisation and preservation efforts in North America, changing the standards of future Syllabics fonts.
24 January 2022
The best design is often one that addresses a very specific need, something both straightforward and personal.
13 June 2017
Georgi Sztojanov, a composer from The Hague, matched visual parameters of Greta Sans type system to musical parameters to create a musical composition.
12 April 2012
Analysis of the evolution of typographic technology and the nature of digital fonts, and introduces Donald E. Knuth’s groundbreaking TeX and Metafont systems. An essay complemented by interviews with Peter Biľak, Erik Spiekermann and Dimitri Bruni (NORM).
14 April 2011
Nowadays ‘New and Improved’ often mean just tiny irrelevant changes, so we thought it might be good to talk about the development process that led up to the seventh “new and improved” version of our calendar.
13 November 2010