Category: Typography

A cartoon clown with his arms outstretched, depicted in a playful font.

Font / Type Terms Demystified

What is a font? A font is a complete collection of letters, characters, and numbers within a particular typestyle. Letters, numbers, and symbols in consistent type-weight and typestyle make up a complete set (type family) of a distinctive design of printing type such as Ariel, Helvetica, Times Roman … Read More ›

adrian Frutiger, type design

Font legend of the Univers

As a designer one of the things I obsess over is typography and type design. My all-time favorite type designer was Adrian Frutiger. Frutiger designed over 50 fonts behind the OCR-B and the standard alphabet for character recognition. My go-to font is Univers — it was the most … Read More ›