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Design Angle 2: Dr. Fiona Ross

Dr. Fiona Ross is a type designer and educator who has spent her career outside of Latin type. Instead of going the normal route, Fiona started her career in philology and has developed many of the world’s most popular non-Latin …

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Design Download #1

I’m a huge Tim Ferris fan–he’s a productivity expert and “human guinea pig” who deconstructs some of the world’s most complicated subjects and tasks so that laymen can accomplish miracles. Anyway, every Friday he sends a little list of the …

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An Interview with Tobias Frere-Jones

Tobias Frere-Jones is an internationally recognized type designer; having designed well-known faces Interstate, Gotham, Whitney, Tungsten, and Retina, among others. The first time I met Tobias was incredibly embarrassing, though I’m sure he doesn’t remember. He and I were the …

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TypeCon 2016 Talk

Hey, I just spoke at TypeCon, and initial reviews are positive! 🙂 Someone asked if my slides were available online, and… well… I had to say no. But I’m putting them up so now I don’t have to say no! …

4 Typographic Styles in 15 minutes

This week, rather than going over some high-level concept or very specific tool (like Kerning) I’m going to show you how to do make 4 very specific things. These styles are very in right now. Here are the styles you’ll …