Type is more than letters

When is typography more than just letters, fonts and faces? When it's used in the illustration process as bendable, foldable, curvable, and moldable. These are superb examples of typographic illustration December 29, 2009

October Surf's Up for Fonts

It's October again and our annual fonts surf continues with more typographic discoveries including A Charming Font, and a special Halloween font from Graham Meade; some Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles thanks to Neale Davidson, new Ambigrams; the logo for a community website called Typedia; and a glowing love for the ampersand! September 29, 2009

Delicious typography discoveries

The 15th Annual Fall Fonts Festival fonts surf ends with and look at some spectacular examples of most unusual typography from Google Earth land mass lettering to beautiful scripts in the sand September 29, 2009

Fonts and Type dressings

the continuing question for the good, bad and ugly in type, fonts and typography! Can you believe the "Bread" font? Will you wear Typography fashions? Let's take a look and explore yet more typographic wonders August 25, 2009

The Art of Calligraphy

The birth of movable type dramatically changed the way people communicate, but the Italian artist, scribe and calligrapher named Ludovico Arrighi continued to stand by and practice his own Chancery Cursive. This beautifully slanted form of writing is sometimes referred to as the original italics, however you know it better as Calligraphy. August 7, 2009

History: The Font or the Tale

When the Bayeux font was first downloaded, it presented an intriguing puzzle. Who made it and why? Then we discovered it's an illustration font all about the Bayeux Tapestry, one of Europe's most treasured historic artifacts. Now you can relive the 1066 Battle of Hastings through three versions of the Bas Bayeux Font August 7, 2009

Bodoni Open: beauty of rhythm

Little did Giovanni Battista Bodoni know that when he chiseled his first font that it would become a timeless classic which would endure all time. To understand why Bodoni has been called the "father of modern typefaces" we revisit the many splendid uses of the elegant typeface Bodoni Open August 7, 2009

Twenty Years of Typography & Fonts

The Design Center's Typography department is nearly 20 years old, and has been an integral part of DT&G for over 20 years. We love typography, fonts, letterforms, calligraphy; and have coveted fonts back as far as 1969. Archives of past articles can be found in the Typography Department May 7, 2009