Why the US Government Just Made Its Own Font

'Public Sans,' a sharp new typeface for interface design has been made freely available, courtesy of a somewhat unusual source: the United States federal government.


An Australian Type Designer Created a Kaleidoscopic Alphabet for the Year 3000

Australian type designer Barry Spencer creates mind-bending geometric art using letters.


Meet the 80-Year-Old Celebrated Typographer Who Designed Motherboard's New Font

Margaret Calvert also just happened to design half the signs in Britain.


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.


Now You Can Commodore 64-ify Your Logo

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


This Font Reminds Us that Refugees are People, Too

"Refugee" becomes "human." Just in case you forgot.


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?


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.


8 Contemporary Designers Redefining Typography

Today's graphic designers and typographers tweak and tune the letterforms of the future.


A Massachusetts Newspaper Is Getting a Daily Dose of Typography

A typeface a day keeps the boredom away.


Someone Combined the Two Worst Fonts in Existence

You can now download "Comic Papyrus" for use in all your office notes and yoga studios.


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.