WHY LOCATION TYPOGRAPHY MATTERS ON SCREEN

What’s in a location title font? A lot, actually. Font choice can make or break a work of art. Take, for example, the universal memetic infamy of Comic Sans MS, a typeface that seems to lend inherent comedy to any given text, or the fact that Saturday Night Live devoted an entire sketch last year to the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]