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An example of the forthcoming Font Review Journal

How to Pair Fonts and Overcome Your Type Anxiety

An Interview with Bethany Heck on her upcoming Font Review Journal and how to make stronger choices when pairing fonts

Ulrik Hogrebe
Jul 10, 2017 · 12 min read
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Kara in discussion with Michelle about her lettering project at GoogleNYC

Make new friends who love type just as much as you do.


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Combining Bethany’s love of typography and baseball! Bethany’s designs for fonts.com’s Fontacular. Cred: Mama’s Sauce

Font Review Journal

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Font specimens from the upcoming Font Review Journal

Dialogue in Design Today

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Preview of the Font Review Journal illustrating details and historical references

How Bethany Chooses Type

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A detail from the Eephus League score book

How Bethany Pairs Typefaces

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Detail from the recent Fontacular for fonts.com. Cred: Mama’s Sauce
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Making the most out of type — an example of Bethany’s type pairings
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Bethany Heck

Bethany’s Advise to Designers


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Pre-order your copy before August 3rd and save 25% at typethursday.org

Type Thursday

A meeting place for people who love letterforms.

Thanks to Thomas Jockin

Ulrik Hogrebe

Written by

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

Type Thursday

A meeting place for people who love letterforms.

Ulrik Hogrebe

Written by

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

Type Thursday

A meeting place for people who love letterforms.

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