I know how to draw typefaces, but every time I start a new one, I have to learn how to draw *that* typeface.
Brian Lucid is a designer, educator, and consultant whose personal and professional work spans from traditional communications in static and temporal media to computational design and physical interfaces. More...
In episode 2 of Off Book, typeface designers Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones outline the importance of selecting the right font to convey a particular feeling. Graphic designer Paula Scher talks about building identity in messaging, while Eddie Opara uses texture to create reaction. Infographic designers Julia Vakser and Deroy Peraza map complicated data sets into digestible imagery, mixing color, graphics and type.
Chartwell is a typeface family that explores the use of OpenType to interpret and visualize data. The font format is highly portable and can be used in most applications that support ligatures. The data also remains editable allowing for easy updates.
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