Works by ‘father of New Wave typography’ on exhibit in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An exhibition featuring the signature works of internationally renowned graphic designer and typographer Wolfgang Weingart is taking place in Taipei until Jan. 9, 2020. Wolfgang Weingart is known as the father of New Wave, or Swiss Punk, typography. His creativity and persistence have inspired tens of thousands of designers. His book […]

The Cross Between Psychology & Typography and Why It’s Important

Communication is essential in any aspect of your lives and the business world is not an exception.  It is what enables us to connect with others on a personal level, so you need it for creating a relationship with your audience and establishing yourself within today’s rapidly growing industry. The speech is only one way […]

STA 100 International Typography Competition

The STA 100 International Typography Competition is now open for submissions. Since 1978, the Society of Typographic Arts has recognized innovative communication design through its competition. Juried by a panel of distinguished industry professionals, the 100 selections reflect the best of uses of typography today. This year, the STA 100 is chaired by Dan Kraemer, […]

Salt Lake’s ‘Love Letters’ to the Aesthetics of Print and Typography

If an art exhibit dedicated to fonts and letters sounds a little odd, rest assured that it is, but in the most whimsical way imaginable. “Love Letters,” a temporary museum being held at the Gateway, invites audiences to immerse themselves into the form, function and nostalgia of the alphabet. The museum is co-created by John […]

See which Democratic candidate has the best (and worst) typography

Political campaign typography: When it works, it’s iconic (and sometimes it’s so not working that it’s equally iconic). All the other times, it pretty much just seems uniformly meh. In the words of Matthew Butterick–typographer, programmer, lawyer, and delightfully dry-witted design educator–type design is where “candidates tend to be more successful revealing their characteristic limitations.” And this, Butterick argues only half-jokingly, means […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Typography Terms

There’s no punchline here. There are an abundance of words that graphic designers use while they’re talking about typography, and they’re all pretty confusing–it’s a completely foreign language to anyone outside of their world. Before we begin, we should probably get a good understanding of what typography means. Typography is the overall appearance of text. This means […]