type design


Type design is the art of designing typefaces.

Books 14

Dutch Alphabets is a lettering model book containing 46 plates featuring samples by some of today’s prominent lettering artists, type designers, calligraphers and sign painters.
Hard cover book about the history of the writing scripts in the Balkan region presenting the history of Latin, Cyrillic, Glagolitic, and Bosnian Arabic.
Eleventh Typonine type specimen presenting Surogat font family.
Sixth Typonine type specimen showcasing Nocturno font family.
A book about inspiring design achievements from the Arab world. Nasri Khattar,proposed Unified Arabic to make reading Arabic easier to learn.

Articles 82

Calcula is an experimental display typeface inspired by the idea of exploring the grey area between typeface design and lettering.
Typeface stories · 12 June 2017 · English · 2060 words
Typeface stories · 15 January 2017 · English
Lettering is very different from type design, Zico is a typeface inspired by sport aesthetics that brings elements of type and lettering design into one project.
Typeface stories · 13 June 2016 · English
Uni Grotesk is a modern adaptation of the ubiquitous but awkward Universal Grotesk, a typeface that dominated communist Czechoslovakia.
Typeface stories · 7 March 2016 · English · 1550 words
Personal notes of the author on the design process and development of Echo and Charlie typefaces.
Typeface stories · 12 January 2015 · English · 1376 words

Blogs 19

Calcula is a display typeface that uses smart OpenType features to explore the space between lettering and typeface design, creating maze-like spaces between letters.
17 June 2017
Diurnal is a sans-serif version of our popular Nocturno typeface.
20 February 2017
Typotheque designs the typeface for Mozilla’s new brand identity.
24 January 2017
Thesaurus is a typeface inspired by the typographic history of the city of Geneva.
23 January 2017
Francis is a narrow Sans-serif typeface with warm details and dramatic modulation of thick and thin strokes, ideal for creating strong headlines.
10 October 2016

Authors 41

Shiva Nallaperumal is a Graphic Designer, Type Designer and Illustrator from Chennai, India....
Fermín Guerrero is a Graphic and Type designer born in Uruguay. In 2010, after he finished his bachelor in Industrial Design in Uruguay, he mov...
Peter Verheul is a Dutch type designer and teacher. He studied graphic and typographic design at the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in The Hague. Since 1...
Daniel Grumer has graduated from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, and received his Master of Design in Type and Media from the The Roy...
Jonny Pinhorn received his M.A. in type design at the University of Reading where he graduated in 2009. After his studies he joint the Indian Type Fou...

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Typotheque creates custom fonts and typefaces for corporate branding and identity projects. We offer tailor-made multilingual type solutions for a variety of languages and applications.