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May The Fonts Be With You

December 14, 2015 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

To say a whole lot of people are getting a whole lot of excited about Star Wars – The Force Awakens which premieres in Los Angeles today is kind of an understatement. More than just a new installment in the insanely popular franchise, the new film by J.J. Abrams seems to be bringing back many elements from the beloved original trilogy, one example being the dirtier, shabby version of machinery and technology. And then there is the return of some familiar faces we never dared hope to see again, like Princess Leia, Han Solo and Chewbacca. However there is one familiar face whose return went largely unnoticed to anyone but us type geeks – the ITC Serif Gothic® typeface.

ScreenFonts – November 2015 Part 2

November 25, 2015 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

This month’s review of movie poster typography became so large we decided to cut it in two parts. Part 2 looks at the posters for Sinister II, Hitman: Agent 47, No Escape, and more.

ScreenFonts

November 18, 2015 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

This month’s review of movie poster typography became so large we decided to cut it in two parts. Part 1 looks at the posters for Mr. Holmes, Southpaw, Shaun the Sheep, The Diary of a Teenage Girl, and more.

Manhattan Wins 2015 Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Design

October 05, 2015 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

Last month the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the 2015 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards for programs and individual achievements at the 67th Emmy Awards presentation. Imaginary Forces won the Emmy for Outstanding Main Title Design with their opening titles for Manhattan. Although Imaginary Forces have won Emmys before, this is the first Emmy main titles win for cable channel WGN.

FF Milo Serif sets series of Schuyler bibles

September 24, 2015 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

2K/Denmark was approached by the Virginia-based Schuyler Bible Publishers (pronounced Sky-ler) in early 2013 regarding the design of a luxury line of bibles in several English translations. The designers established the appropriate tone with Mike Abbink’s FF Milo® Serif handling the text and its sans complement FF Milo serving a navigational role in the page headers and footnotes.