Author Archives: Allan Haley

About Allan Haley

Allan Haley is Director of Words & Letters at Monotype. Here he is involved in all aspects of building and maintaining the company’s typeface library. Mr. Haley is also responsible for educational content for the company’s web sites and is an important link between Monotype and the graphic design and design education communities. Mr. Haley is ex officio Chairman of the Society of Typographic Aficionados and past president of the New York Type Directors Club. He is also a prolific writer, with six books on type and graphic communication and hundreds of articles to his credit.

5 Typographic Lessons from the Masters

Allan Halley shares 5 typographic lessons from his interviews with several typography masters, including Gail Anderson, Kit Hinrichs, Erik Spiekermann, and others, taken from his HOW Design Live 2014 session.

Hot Faces & Cool Type

How to know which typefaces are fresh, stylish and hip? Expert Allan Haley has you covered. Read on for several tasty type trends to incorporate in your design work.

Old Masters, New Fonts

Type guru Allan Haley gives a sneak peek at the latest fonts designed by the legendary Hermann Zapf and Adrian Frutiger, who are as influential in type as ever.