This Week From the Desk

Week 41, 2017—What can type do? This week saw releases, stories, and industry moves that aim to answer this very question. It can represent, calm, inspire, inform, affect, applaud, and help. All this and more from the view from where we sit.  

Read More
TWFTDKyle Read
This Week From the Desk

Do you like color? Good, because This Week From the Desk appears absolutely explosive with it. With news from foundries like Typotheque and TypeTogether, announcements from major type platforms such as Fontstand and the new Future Fonts, and the controversial chroma of the new Dropbox Rebranding, this week showed up in every shade of technicolor. 

Read More
TWFTDKyle Read
This Week From the Desk

Feeling academic? Well, if you aren’t yet, perhaps our round up of This Week in Type will help you get there. The air of discourse and cultural progress were in the air this week with intelligent articles, news, and digital discussion from studios, blogs, and foundries alike, and major type releases from Monotype and Production Type. Get your head right, glasses on, and see what the type world has been up to. 

Read More
TWFTDKyle Read {@} Comments
This Week From the Desk

This week was great if you like stark condensed sans serifs. New releases from Signal Type, Dunwich Type Founders, Sharp Type, Commercial Type and more have solidified a week of strong and dense type design. 

Read More
TWFTDKyle Read
This Week From the Desk

Typography is a cultural cornerstone. This week, that could not be more true as the world of type bore it's cultural teeth. The ATypI Conference, TypeThursday, and a survey of our community top our list or notable events, along with a few engaging font releases and inspirational eye candy. 

Read More
TWFTDKyle Read
This Week From the Desk

After a week filled with numerous natural disasters and world events, it's been hard to focus on the world of fonts, but this week was all about the releases. New type releases from Production Type, Klim, Optimo, and Typotheque, and exciting news announced by Underware and Type Network have made a week of uncertainty feel a little more assured.  

Read More
TWFTDKyle ReadComment