Typography | The Type Desk

The Making of Neon Signs

The Making of Neon Signs →

‘Every neon sign has a “start and stop position,” a point on each letter where a tube begins and ends. I’ve just learned how a signmaker chooses this point, and it’s something I’d never have guessed.’ More at Hoefler & Co.

Type Rules! 4th Edition →

The latest edition of Type Rules! is on the shelves and it was worth the wait.

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To Helvetica and Back — 77 Years →

Alternatives to Helvetica have always been around, in fact even before Helvetica was around.

a, n, and g characters from Kontrapunkt’s custom typeface for DSB

Danish Typographic Style →

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPBHED9YINg”>you

In 2001 I attended the ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale) conference in Copenhagen (København if you’re a Dane).

Carter Wong for Howies

The Castan Font by Carter Wong →

This looks like it was a fun little project.

Photo of Alex Fowkes working on a mural for Sony Music

The typographic work of Alex Fowkes for Sony Music →

http://vimeo.com/51460511

Alex Fowkes designed this great mural of Sony Music’s history, illustrated with mostly type.