Typography : 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.

Type Rules! 4th Edition →

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

Carter Wong for Howies

The Castan Font by Carter Wong →


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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 →

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

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Scientists Report Good Typography Improves Mood →

I once found myself lost in the Khan el-Khalili bazaar in Cairo. As any sensible person would do, I asked a local for directions.

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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.