What’s New Archive 2011

Hans Eduard Meier

At Typotheque website, you can now read extensive articles in English, French and Spanish on Mr. Meier's work.

Novo Typo

Novo Typo - a new typefoundry is launched! Try & buy typefaces from The Netherlands. Check the website www.novotypo.nl.

The Best Graduation Projects

The final selection has been done! Check the winners of the International Review of Graduation Projects from Central Europe.

Tabletto, The typographic game

Tabletto is a typographic game consisting of ten shapes, with which you can design all letterforms, numbers and punctuations in any language.

An interview with Richard Kegler

5 Questions With... Richard Kegler, font designer and film maker from Buffalo, United States. At Artvoice.com.

Free Cyrillic fonts

If you want explore Cyrillic in its beauty, enjoy 100+ typefaces at free.type.org.ua, a database of free and legal Cyrillic fonts.

Hans Reichel died

Hans Reichel, German improvisational guitarist, inventor, and type designer (Dax family), died November 22.

Out now: Slanted #16

Slanted #16 – Bold/Light is contrast. The new issue deals with the Loud and the Silent, the eye-catching and the mousy.


International exhibition of graphic design and visual communications Zagreb, Croatia - Call for submissions.

Type Directors Club Competition

Early Bird Discounted Entry Fees End 11.11.11. Submit your work online. Enter Now.

Letter.2 competition winners

We are pleased to present the winning entries of the Letter.2 competition – a selection of 53 entries out of 561 submissions.

Ty­potheque cal­en­dar 2012

Good news for type designers: Lim­it­ed edi­tion of the pock­et-size, no-non­sense Ty­potheque cal­en­dar and sketch­book is here.

Four-headed Frankenfont

Typographica reviews new font for Android, Roboto. "A frightening cross-breed creature" with wrong kerning and diacritics.

An award for Beetroot

On October 7th, Beetroot Design Group received the “Stylus”, the highest team distinction of the "red dot" communication design awards.

New Novum cover

A cover which can be manipulated into three-dimensional geometric shapes. Check the "making of" movie.

Mobile FontFonts

Today FontShop International released 14 font packs, tailored for use in iOS apps. Check the fonts at FF website.

Forgotten Kerning

An overview of the important kerning pairs that are often missing in fonts, making it difficult for designers to use specific fonts.

InDesign Shortcuts

A cheat sheet – a complete list of InDesign shortcuts.


Video presentation of OpenBrand, an online brand-building platform, connecting all participants in brand’s life cycle.

Adobe acquires Typekit

Adobe yesterday announced that it has acquired Typekit, a leader in the delivery of hosted, fonts for use on websites.

Free font: Birdy!

Birdy was especially created by Veronika Burian (TypeTogether) during the Graphic Design Walk as part of the London Design Festival.

A Universal Logo for Human Rights

The Human Rights logo is an open source product for the purpose of promoting and protecting Human Rights.

Roger Black on ATypI

An overview of the ATypI conference written by designer and typographer Roger Black from New York.

ATypI 2011 Reykjavík review

A review of the ATypI annual conference written by Dan Reynolds was published at ilovetypography.com.

Wolda winners announced

Wolda, the worldwide logo design annual competition, just published 2010 winners showcase.

Capital Sharp S

A screencast of a talk by Nadine Roßa and Ralf Herrmann at the ATypI conference 2011 in Reykjavík about capital Eszett character today.

Atypi Reykjavík on Vimeo

Videos covering all five days of the ATypI conference in Reykjavík's Harpa are online at Vimeo.com.

FontExplorer X Pro for PC

The long awaited FontExplorer X Pro for PC is available now. Download the 30-day trial today and explore its features.

FontLab Studio 5.1 Public Preview

FontLab Studio 5.1 Public Preview for Mac is here. This version is compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion.

Hiiibrand Awards 2011

An international design Awards for professionals and students. Three categories: brand, logo, and packaging. Deadline 31 Dec 2011.

Logo for Human Rights

The Jury has chosen the Top 10 proposals. Now it is up to you to support your favorite idea and cast your vote for a universal human rights logo.

Get ready for OpenBrand

OpenBrand is an online brand asset management platform. It is a place where your brand can live and grow, far beyond brand guidelines.

Cairo at Showusyourtype

“Hello everyone, We are proud to present the latest edition of Showusyourtype, featuring Cairo.”

Posters for Sculpture Park in Warsaw

Posters and identification for the opening of the sculpture park in Warsaw, designed by noviki.net, organized by The Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.

Neacademia revival released

Neacademia by Sergei Egorov is a contemporary Latin and Cyrillic type family inspired by the types by Italian punchcutter Francesco Griffo da Bologna.

World scripts poster for free

Get a free orange-pink World scripts poster with any font order from Rosetta until the end of September.

Coming soon: TDC² 2012

Have your typeface considered, and hopefully, selected for its design excellence by the leading experts in the industry.

New typeface Nassim

Typefoundry Rosetta published Nassim by Titus Nemeth, a unique family for Latin and Arabic.

TypeTalks2 reminder

Teaser for the TypeTalks 2011 symposium in Poznań, Poland. The two-days symposium on type and typography.

ED Awards Winners' gallery 2011

Check the European Design Awards winners. The gallery is now updated with the 2011 winners.

Intel-native FontLab for Mac OS X

Fontlab Ltd. will release an Intel-native FontLab Studio 5.1 for Mac OS X in July 2011. Free of charge to all users of FLS 5.

Make Something Cool Every Day

David Schwen: “I'm going to make something every day this year. I hope to break out and find more styles through exploration.”

Rosetta offers discount

Celebrate Cyrillic alphabet day with Rosetta and get a 30 % discount on all Cyrillic and Pan-European (Latin + Cyrillic + Greek) fonts.

Typotheque News: Elemenar

Elementar is a parametric font system designed to bring more typographic flexibility to digital screens.

Human Rights Logo Competition

There is no globally recognized logo for human rights. Together we can close this gap. Open until July 31 2011.

New fonts by Kris Sowersby

At TYPO Berlin, Kris introduced two brand new geometric sans serif typefaces based on Berlin street signs: Metric and Calibre.

Winners of ED Awards 2011

The winners of the European Design Awards were revealed during a ceremony in Vilnius, Icograda. Check the results.

Dance Writer App

Typotheque announced the release of Dance Writer as an iPhone/iPad app. Convert text into a choreographed sequence of poses.

Charity for Japan

Folded Sun is a charity project for the tsunami victims in Japan. Poster and card designed by Remo Caminada.

Photo-Lettering by House Industries

PHOTOLETTERING.COM is a new service that allows you to create, modify and purchase headlines from an easy-to-use online interface.

letter.2 type design competition

ATypI is proud to announce its second type design competition, Letter.2. Registration and submission are now open.

New FontFont.com

The new FontFont.com is a complete reconstruction of the digital foundry’s website. Everything is new and enhanced.

Typo joke

Today's typo joke - type Helvetica in Google.com :)

Kurt Weidemann died yesterday

Kurt Weidemann died yesterday, aged 89.

An interview with Jos Buivenga

Creative Network Belgium features an interview with type designer Jos Buivenga famous for his Museo font family.

Nokia reveals new typeface

Nokia Pure is the new brand typegace of Nokia. It will be used in advertisign as well as user interface. Developed by Bruno Maag.

ATypI: new website

ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale) website is finally redesigned. Check out the latest news on type and typography.

Typography for kids!

Typography workshop: designing typefaces for children's book organized by Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland. Follow the blog.

Font Aid V

A collaborative project with a goal of raising funds to expedite relief efforts after the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Design to Improve Life

300 students from all over the world will spend a month addressing the eight biggest problems in the world. YIDSS, Seoul, Korea.

The right to education

On March 10 2011 poster for tomorrow launches its call for entries for its 2011 edition: the right for education.

Type design workshop

The first workshop from the TypeWorks series will be held by the Austrian Typejockeys. 8–10 April 2011, Brno (Czech Republic).

Rosetta Type Foundry

Rosetta is a new foundry specialized in high-quality, multi-script and multi-lingual typefaces. Rosetta supports Latin, Arabic, Greek, Cyrillic…

Idiom Medium font for free

An extremely condensed, tightly spaced display face by Californian type foundry Reserves. Download Medium for free (registration required).

Making Faces

The documentary film, Making Faces: Metal Type in the 21st Century, is now ready for DVD release and select theatrical screenings.

Open Projects, non standard identities

Discover innovative design projects through a unique interactive experience: Open Projects, an e-book for iPad, outcome of an unprecedented editorial challenge.

Type Specimen for iPad

The first font viewer for iPad by Suitcase Type Foundry, revolutionizing the way digital fonts are presented today.

Typodarium 2012

Contribute to the Typodarium 2012, the daily dose of typography, which is a tear-off calendar. The deadline is 21st of March 2011.

ED Awards: Extended Deadline

The organizers of European Design Awards decided to offer deadline extension! New deadline: February 21.


...still time! Tomorrow is the deadline for your submissions in the European Desgin Awards 2011.


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