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Short documentary about the 1-tonne fount imported from Hong Kong to print the the New Zealand Chinese Growers’ Monthly Journal and its relevance to Chinese New Zealanders.
The Fonts in Use web site has been running for 10 years now, detailing almost 17,000 uses of fonts in the real world.
A deep dive into the typography of Star Trek: The Motion Picture (parft of the Typeset in the Future series)
Letterform Archive is a museum of typography and type design in San Francisco and now has an online archive.
Read Naked (2002) is a type specimen of Sauna, and also a book about the world of saunas.
(Via Underware on Twitter)Noted by Damian Cugley .
The lost art of paste-up: Bryony Dalefield of the London Review of Books demonstrates the meticulous manual process from the days when it involved literal cutting and pasting with cow gum. I remember my father doing the same when I was small.
(Via Joanna Penn on Twitter)Noted by Damian Cugley .
Obviously is a warm and workmanlike sanserif typeface family with a ridiculous 96 styles. Here’s James Edmondson describing the journey to completing this mammoth task.
In 2017, Underware created a newspaper to promote their latest typeface Zeitung.
Untitled Sans tee-shirt
The next stage in fancy typography online is variable fonts.