This Week From the Desk

Week 43: There are weeks where the world seems to stand still, then there are weeks that the world seems like it couldn’t be still if it tried. This week in typography was the latter: a whirlwind of brilliant and bold new type releases from big and independent type foundries alike, announcements, and design happenings. Take a quick look our snapshot of this rapidly changing world with This Week From the Desk. 

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This Week From the Desk

Print is not dead. It was never even close in our book. This week is devoted to type in print, the way it's (almost) always been. From books to proofs to prints to specimens to the archived artifacts of the days gone by, type has manifested itself in the physical form this week. Long live print! 

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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.  

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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.  

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