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A Dynamic Slab Serif From Connary Fagan: Visby Slab CF

Connary Fagan has really created a name for himself in the field of typography, a well-earned status if his portfolio is anything to go by. A graphic designer and typographer with a solid background in identity, branding, art direction, and illustration, Connary has a deep understanding of the role that typography plays in quality graphic…


YWFT Valley Explores The Avant-Garde

Herb Lubalin is one of the most iconic typographers of the 20th century. Probably most well known for his typeface, Avant Garde, Lubalin was an absolute master of expressive typography, chucking the rules of traditional typography straight out the window in favor of artistic expression. In fact, he rejected the idea of calling himself a…


An Elegant Art Nouveau Type Design From Louise Fili: Montecatini

Louise Fili has led an incredibly prolific career as a graphic designer and typographer. The director of Louise Fili Ltd in New York City, Louise worked as an art director for Pantheon Books for more than a decade, designing more than 2,000 book covers during that time. She has co-authored more than 25 books on…


A Versatile Humanist Sans Serif From Paulo Goode: Banjax

Paulo Goode is a graphic designer who dabbled in typography now and again – for years – before ever pursuing it as a means of income. He learned how to use the Fontographer app back in 1998, but it would be another ten years before he’d explore typography again, working on a font for his…


A Sophisticated Didone From Peter Langpeter And URW: LP Philharmonia

Peter Langpeter trained as a cartographer, beginning his career drawing maps and nautical charts. When mapmaking became a primarily digital undertaking, Peter began working in graphic design, relying on his experience as an illustrator and typographer. Peter relocated to Hamburg at the invitation of Peter Schmidt, who had taken notice of Langpeter’s work. During his…


A Dulcet Handwritten Script From Peter Langpeter And URW: LP Harmonia

Peter Langpeter is a German cartographer, calligrapher, illustrator, logo designer, and typographer who runs his own studio, LP Design. After receiving his education as a cartographer, where he focused on drawing fonts, he spent years working on maps and nautical charts. As the map industry made its transition to digital, Peter shifted to graphic design….


Celebrating Two Centuries Of Sans Serif Typefaces: Brother 1816

When Vicente Lamónaca, Fernando Diaz, and Martin Sommaruga made the decision to quit their graphic design jobs to establish a type foundry, they leapt into the new endeavor with both feet (and perhaps a little trepidation). It was certainly a bold move, but it seems the best decisions usually are — you just never know…


Nula: A Sophisticated Humanist Sans Serif From Tour de Force Font Foundry

Born in the small town of Gornji Milanovac, Serbia, Slobodan Jelesijevic and Dusan Jelesijevic have been operating Tour de Force Font Foundry since 2009. The duo established the independent digital foundry as the first of its kind in Serbia, an endeavor that has managed to reach a global audience through its quality workmanship. Slobodan is…

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