Cover of Nikki Villagomez’s book Typography + Culture: how culture affects typography

An Interview with Nikki Villagomez of Culture+Typography

Nikki Villagomez is a self-professed type geek and urban explorer cataloging urban typography and lettering she finds in cities across America. We talk to her about her favorite discoveries, the taming of the urban aesthetic and of course, manhole covers.

Google announces support for Variable fonts on Chrome Canary at Typo Labs 2017, hastening the ubiquity of the technology

An Interview with Tim Brown and Bram Stein of Adobe Typekit

This week, I talk with Tim Brown and Bram Stein of Adobe Typekit. They shared the opportunities inherit in variable fonts for web designers, developers and type designers — and dispel some common misconceptions.

Various bilingual type studies

This week we learn how to pair Latin and Kanji type with Tien-Min Liao, creator of the Bilingual Lettering project.

Tien-Min Liao’s project Bilingual Lettering explores how to pair Latin and Kanji type and achieve the same aesthetic and brand expression across cultures. Tien-Min explains why designers get it wrong today, the differences between the two traditions and techniques for getting it right.

Ulrik Hogrebe

Design Director at WeWork, former CD @ frog design and BBC News & The World Service. CIID alumni/faculty. Designs type, slowly.

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