A number of early typefaces by Cyrus Highsmith have been out of circulation for a while. Now they make a triumphant return.
A former student and protégé reflects on seeing her mentor accept the prestigious Gerrit Noordzij Prize.
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.
Occupant Fonts teams up with Morisawa Inc.
Allium, a new sans serif from Occupant Fonts, marks a change of pace
Occupant Press celebrates the release of Allium with a new print.
How Type Network evolved and why Occupant Fonts is a member.