Every time I receive a letter from my council all I can see is the kerning paradigm, an example of what kerning should always be: balanced and appropriate space between letters, not mathematical, but adjust by practice, that makes the eye to believe that space is the same.
Laura Meseguer is an award-winning typeface designer and lettering artist. She has send me this brochure with some of her custom types. It is not just the quality of her work, but the quality and care taken into this postcard, it has been printed in heavy weight Munken Linx paper, and of course, its letterpress. Laura’s website.
London Design Festival (LDF), from 14 to 22 September, twelve days of exhibitions, workshops, lectures, presentations and parties across the English capital. The 2011 edition received about 350.00 visitors, and this year, the tenth anniversary of this long week of design, it had programmed over two hundred activities. It was therefore almost impossible to walk around London and […]
* This article was first published in Spanish online magazine Graffica.info, March 12th 2010. This was the first of a series of articles called The Chronicles of Reading [Las Crónicas de Reading], written while I was studing at the Department of Typography at the University of Reading. When I was asked from Graffica.info write about my studies […]
This is not really a new beginning but the consequence of many other actions in life. The final result is this blog, Typography Studies, an space for thinking and sharing thoughts about letterforms. There will be different topics, although all related to typefaces, from Spanish typography in the XIX century, to legibility issues, to non-latin type […]