Emily Rye and Jane Androski of Design Agency talk about a recent identity project for a new arts organization and the importance of finding the right typeface.
Occupant’s sans-serif typeface graces Madrid’s Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.
With How to Speak Rooster, Occupant Fonts introduces its first type specimen book, which doubles as a gift for younger readers.
Two type families from Cyrus Highsmith spruce up their language skills.
A number of early typefaces by Cyrus Highsmith have been out of circulation for a while. Now they make a triumphant return.
Type design is to some extent an anticipatory, predictive art. Designers can never know with complete certainty how their typefaces will fit into the world; they can only imagine. Sometimes, real-world uses lay bare the need for adjustments or additions—changes.…
A sketchbook looks like such a simple thing. But in fact it’s a complex space for learning to think and see, and for negotiating a practice that traverses several activities: designing type, teaching, making prints, and illustrating.
Cyrus Highsmith’s design took a little detour during its conception. Then it blossomed into a powerful pair of coordinated sans- and slab-serif families.
A former student and protégé reflects on seeing her mentor accept the prestigious Gerrit Noordzij Prize.