Tag Archives: lettering

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Calluna (Slab Serif Font):Tuesday Type Treat

Calluna, an accidental typeface created when Jos Buivenga needed some space from his current typography project, Museo, is a slab serif font that works in text and display type settings. The process of crafting Calluna actually began with Museo. Buivenga simply added slab serifs to the stems of his current design. The result was...

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Medusa (Script Font): Tuesday Type Treat

When designer Ramiro Espinoza wanted to pay tribute to Spanish calligraphy master Ramón Stirling, he created the script typeface Medusa. The starting-off point in the creation of the typeface was an analysis of the historical models of formal English handwriting and the ways in which those styles had been adapted to the typographic technologies of...

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Magasin (Display Font): Tuesday Type Treat

Magasin is a high-contrast, script display font that gives the thin-line design of calligraphy a throw-back feel. Designed by Laura Meseguer and published by Type-Ø-Tones, the typeface works in a magazine headline, on a poster or as part of a packing design. Magasin combines a sense of script with geometric and slightly condensed structure...

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Selfico (Modern Font): Tuesday Type Treat

Selfico is a modern font from Nico Inosanto, a Switzerland-based graphic and type designer. It’s available for purchase through MyFonts. Selfico is a modern font family, that has a strong verticality intensified with the vertical “y” and a special È. These special letters don’t create any issues with legibility. The large number of ligatures...

Jessica Hische on Sketching Out a Career Path

Jessica Hische, who trained under the legendary Louise Fili, chatted with us at HOW Design Live about the best ways to get ahead in your design career. Hint: It helps to just be nice! She explains how she incorporated her personality into her work and gives career advice for today’s freelancer in this Design TV...

Top Inspirational Career Advice from Successful Freelance Design Business Owners

Get inspired. Design TV, presented by HOW and Print, brings you inspirational career advice from the design industry’s most successful business owners and visionaries, including author Bryony Gomez-Palacio, Jessica Hische and authors Tim Lapetino and Jason Adam. Gain valuable insight while watching these OnDemand design tutorials. Zero in on design thinking and learn how...