lettering : The Type Desk

Homeless Fonts

Fonts of the Homeless →


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Typefaces based on the handwriting of homeless people in Barcelona. All proceeds go to the Arrels Foundation, an organization for the benefit of Barcelona’s homeless.

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

Danish Typographic Style →

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

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Inside the office of Hoefler & Frere-Jones →

A highlight of 2013, this video was part to a presentation of the AIGA 2013 Medal awards for which Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones were awarded.

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Doyald Young, Logotype Designer, 1926–2011 →

A tribute to the late Doyald Young.

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TypArchive →

“Created by Typographer and Designer RD Granados in April 2009, TypArchive is an image collection focused on hand painted lettering. The goal was to build a site where others in the design community could contribute and use as a source of inspiration for new typeface designs.”

Nice Job, Robb—The “the” Project →

“Wordmarks from a private stock of predigital lettering scoured from low resolution archives, personally converted to bezier outlines by Robb for use by today’s graphic designers who appreciate the wonky shapes of yesteryear.”