Top 10 Typography Trends of 2018 [Infographic]

Now that we’ve covered design trends in 2018 and key typography terminology, let’s put those findings together as we explore an infographic by Web-design and marketing agency Branex. With more than 43,000 typefaces for the Web alone, according to the infographic, even knowing where to start when you’re picking one for your brand can be overwhelming. The graphic shows that the […]

15 Typography Gifts That Creatively Showcase the Power of Text

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. When it comes to art and design, experimenting with words is a unique way to creatively catch someone’s attention. Whether hand-lettered or digitally rendered, text can have a powerful impact on […]

Remembering Michael Mitchell: how he brought order to the world of typography

Michael Mitchell, courtesy of Susan Wightman, © James Mitchell Typographer and designer Michael Mitchell has died aged 78, having devoted his working life to helping designers and publishers create beautiful and legible books. Mitchell was born in 1939 in Leicester, but was certainly not set on pursuing design from a young age; he studied dentistry […]

World’s best typography on show in HCM City

One award-winning graphic design is displayed at HCM City Exhibition House in District 1 from December 9-12. The opening ceremony of the exhibition was held on Friday by the New York Type Directors Club (TDC), in collaboration with Ton Duc Thang University, FPT Arena, and the Goethe Institute – the Germany’s cultural institute. The annual […]

Typography designer claims new font can help dyslexics to read and improve road signs

A graphic designer has developed a font that could help dyslexics and make road signs more readable. Federico Alfonsetti’s EasyReading font will be distributed by the Monotype Corporation of America and has been used by Italian publishers, schools, universities and exhibition organisers. It is due to make its debut at the Uffizi Gallery, Florence, next […]

More than words: 6 typefaces that changed how we see the world

Paul McNeil is a typographic designer with experience in brand and corporate communications. He is co-founder of London graphic design studio MuirMcNeil, and currently works as a Senior Lecturer in Typography at the London College of Communication. His latest book, “The Visual History of Type,” published by Laurence King, is out now. I’ve always been fascinated by […]

A Big List of Typography Books

The holidays are coming! I don’t know about y’all, but my family always tells me I’m so hard to buy for. I never feel like that that though. I love art! food! music! tech! bikes! doings things! uhm. candles! One thing tends to actually work though: books. If someone I know puts an ounce of effort into selecting […]

IBM’s next turnaround tool is … a new open-source font?

IBM’s decided the time is right for a new corporate font. Survivors of IBM’s office consolidation have let it be known that come November 13th, Helvetica Neue will be off-brand within its rapidly-shrinking walls. The company’s ever-smaller workforce will instead be asked to use a typeface named “Plex”, which the company has helpfully open-sourced as a .ZIP file so […]

Artist Transforms Stranger Things Episodes Into Pulp Novels And Atari Games

Image Cache: Stranger Things is one of those shows that resonates in a very specific way for people who grew up in the 1980s. Much like NBC’s short-lived series Freaks and Geeks, Stranger Things delicately recreates the time period, going beyond nostalgia to something that feels authentic and familiar. One artist has captured that with his own series, taking the […]

Elevating designs with typography

Nov 10, 2017-An introduction to Typography, a three-day workshop where the participants learn about old and modern-day typography, do hands-on lettering, and watch movies related to type, is currently ongoing at KITHUB, Kupondole. The workshop kicked off on Wednesday. Typography is the art of working with letters to style and arrange fonts and make them […]