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The Hidden Art of Ordering the Names on a Festival Line-up

We speak to festival bookers and managers about why, in lineup release season, font size really does matter.
Danny Wright
2.12.19
Art

In Beautiful Calligraphic Tags, This Artist Hides Messages to Himself

Accidental 'calligraffiti' writer Soemone looks back to the roots of letters and tags for his inspiration.
Mike Steyels
10.1.16
Art

Now You Can Commodore 64-ify Your Logo

New media artist Stijn Peeters resurrects the Commodore 64’s distinctive video game typography.
DJ Pangburn
9.12.16
Design

This Font Reminds Us that Refugees are People, Too

"Refugee" becomes "human." Just in case you forgot.
Gabrielle Bruney
12.12.15
Art

This Font Lets You See if You’re on the NSA’s Radar

There are over 40,000 keywords that determine threats. Project Seen wants you to know: are you being monitored?
Catherine Chapman
8.12.15
Design

Textual Healing: An Illuminated Look at Tomorrow's Typography

In a series of installations, FIELD look at how type can evolve to meet the demands of the modern landscape.
Kevin Holmes
8.3.15
Design

8 Contemporary Designers Redefining Typography

Today's graphic designers and typographers tweak and tune the letterforms of the future.
Tanja M. Laden
7.27.15
Design

A Massachusetts Newspaper Is Getting a Daily Dose of Typography

A typeface a day keeps the boredom away.
Annie Armstrong
7.23.15
Design

Designers Craft a Moving Typography Inspired by Famous Artists

We talked to Alexis Zacchi and Federico Pelat of We Are Maniacs, the creators of 'Textures,' the motion graphics film where each letter in the alphabet represents a different master artist.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.20.15
Art

The Creator of 'Marcel the Shell' Is Making Deceptively Ordinary Wall Posters

One of them says, "Food? Yes!"
Emerson Rosenthal
1.16.15
Art

Experimental Typography Series Turns Letters Into Pulsating Biological Forms

In his series "Varicose" designer Ari Weinkle creates a beautiful set of animated letters full of strange textures and organic forms.
Kevin Holmes
6.23.14
Art

Moving Font 'Kinecdysis' Gives Writing Wiggle Room

Sougwen Chung channels her elaborate illustrations into an animated typeface.
Ella Riley-Adams
4.27.14
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