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Thomas Jockin on cultivating community

What is OpenType *now?*

February 23, 2017 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

When reports of new experimentation with the old TrueType GX standard came last year, I was hopeful this might at some point emerge as a new font format, (and I wasn’t alone). What I didn’t suspect was that this variable font technology would become part of OpenType itself. So here’s a quick look at what OpenType is capable of since version 1.8 was announced last fall.

Thomas Jockin on cultivating community

February 08, 2017 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

Type Thursday is a monthly get-together for lettering and type enthusiasts, with chapters in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. David Sudweeks interviews New York type designer Thomas Jockin on starting Type Thursday and making it work as a reproducible model.

Interview with Marc Schütz, designer of Neue Kabel

January 24, 2017 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

Ferdinand Ulrich interviews Marc Schütz on Neue Kabel’s story. Marc Schütz shares insights into the work process of creating Neue Kabel: why the design was revisited and what lessons were picked up from previous iterations, including Klingspor’s original work and ITC Kabel. Watch the video below.

Interview with Alexandra Korolkova, designer of FF Carina

November 08, 2016 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

FF Carina offers a contemporary view of the late-Renaissance / early enlightenment romantics Didot and Bodoni. David Sudweeks had the pleasure of interviewing the new display family’s designer Alexandra Korolkova on the story behind the typeface and what shaped the final design.

Graphic Design in Warsaw: Where there’s a will there’s a way

November 03, 2016 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

This November Slanted, the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts, and the University of Arts and Design Karlsruhe organize two one-day conferences on graphic design in Warsaw. All talks will be hosted on one of the two campuses on November 15th and 17th, 2016 at the occasion of the upcoming release of Slanted Magazine #28 “Warsaw”. We at FontShop gladly support the event as a partner.