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Font Fetish Vol. 1: Autotelic

Fun fact: I love binge downloading different typefaces. It is my hobby to search new fonts available in serifs, sans serifs, and script type. Thus, I want to share some of my downloaded typefaces to all of you. 41 more words

Blogging

Inside the Hamilton Type Museum, Where You’re the Printer | WIRED #typefaces #typography

THE HAMILTON WOOD Type & Printing Museum is not of our time. But it’s what’s inside the museum that transports you to a time of pounding machines, toxic inks and shellac, sawdust and wood chips, with workers bent over cases of typefaces. 65 more words

Education

Synthesizer Saturday: Prince Symbol Floppy Disk And Font

Found this article by tech writer Anil Dash regarding a purchase of a music industry/press insider floppy disk issued when musician Prince famously changed his name to a custom symbol. 67 more words

Music

How to Preview Font Styles - Win 10

With working in Gimp (free image manipulation program similar to Photoshop) I often add text to my images. I wanted an easier way to be able to preview exactly what the text will look like, without having to go through changing my text layer by clicking on each of my hundreds of fonts which is extremely time consuming. 79 more words

Preview Fonts

Chesterfield Typeface by Imagi Type Co.

Chesterfield™ was inspired by carnival, circus and tattoo signs shop from the late 1800’s, It works well with normal size text, but it works even better for large displays, short words, or even just to incorporate a few or single characters in a design. 34 more words

Dalston Type Safari


Take a walking tour of Dalston in East London with author Sarah Hyndman. See how the signage reveals that the area dates back to the 1800s with its own grand department store, pie & eel shop, Art Deco cinemas, a factory that sold paints to JMW Turner, and the market that inspired Eastenders. 44 more words

Typography