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TypeNotes issue no. three

Don’t Seek. Discover!

July 07, 2014 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

Still haven’t found that perfect font yet? Let our new Discovery features inspire you with a new array of visually related suggestions.

We all know how hard it can be to find just the right font. Often you may have an idea of how a typeface looks, but you don’t know its name. Or you’ve found something in the right vein, but it doesn’t quite hit the mark. So over the last few weeks, we’ve addressed the age-old problem of visually related searches, and came up with a whole array of helpful Discovery solutions that help you find inspiration while you browse.

World Cup Typography: Eduardo Manso

July 03, 2014 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

In the run-up to the quarter finals between Argentina and Belgium in the FIFA World Cup this Saturday, I conducted an interview with Eduardo Manso. Eduardo designed the custom face used for all the Puma national teams.

Gewone Letters – Gerrit’s Early Models

June 26, 2014 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

One of the winners at the recent European Design Awards was “Gewone Letters – Gerrit’s Early Models” which won Bronze in the category Self-Initiated Projects. The lovely limited edition publication by Geen Bitter uses the equally lovely FF Dora, designed by Slávka Pauliková and released through FontFont last year.

Yay, More Toys!

June 16, 2014 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

Since the last sprint, we’ve been focusing intensely on the more complex and demanding modules that are now in the works. Still, we were able to expand and improve on some of the existing features so you have a few new toys to entertain you while we’re busy working hard on the upcoming releases.

At Home With Albert-Jan Pool

June 13, 2014 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

In the latest edition of our ‘At Home With’ series we visited the home of type designer and lecturer Albert-Jan Pool.