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10 Must-have Typefaces for 2023

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 6:49pm

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Finding the best typefaces among thousands can be time-consuming and frustrating! To save your time and sanity, we’ve curated a top-notch list of must-have typefaces for 2023. No super-quirky, one-use-only display fonts, but workhorse font families that will serve you and your clients well for years to come.

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Expert Lists: Fonts for Culture Branding

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 8:09am

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Museums, galleries, theaters, concert halls, artists, musicians — the ‘culture industry’ is part of everyone’s lives. Designing well in this space is a challenge, but Johannes is here to save the day with his inspiring recommendations of Fonts for Culture Branding. Definitely one to bookmark!

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Expert Lists: Fonts for the Metaverse

Sun, 11/20/2022 - 10:45pm

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Our new Expert Lists series invites design experts to recommend fonts for specific uses. Johannes López Ayala, creative director at Tipogris Books and Brands, and lecturer at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, introduces some of his favorite typefaces for the Metaverse. A selection with now and the future in mind.

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Pimp My Type!

Tue, 11/08/2022 - 11:59pm

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Here at ILT, we're huge fans of the perennially blue-shirted Oliver Schöndorfer, better known as the Pimp My Type guy. On Oliver's Pimp My Type website and burgeoning YouTube channel, he eloquently and effortlessly explains many of the finer points of type choice and typography.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Feneon

Thu, 11/03/2022 - 1:55am

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Steven Heller takes a closer look at Craig Eliason’s magnificent Feneon font family.

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Making friends with SideNote

Tue, 10/18/2022 - 2:46pm

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Meet the brand new SideNote typeface by Jamie Clarke Type. A warm, friendly, approachable and incredibly versatile new font family that is informal without being comic. It's a kind of humanist sans meets handwriting font that gets a thumbs-up, 5-star rating.

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From Rock to Screw to New York Times: An interview with Steven Heller

Wed, 10/12/2022 - 4:46pm

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Travel back to the sixties, and the scene of underground design, in this live interview with Steven Heller discussing his memoir Growing Up Underground: A Memoir of Counterculture New York.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Slag

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 6:57pm

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From the moment I started the engine in first gear with Slag Black, then accelerated to Slag Inline, Two Line, Three Line, and finally slid into Five Line, I felt an exhilarating jolt. There is so much color and texture in Slag’s linear geometric variations – and in the combination of large and small caps (which replaces lowercase letters) – that I was satisfied that the Slag family WAS the winnes in this month’s type road race.

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Comic Code — it’s no joke!

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 12:57am

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Life is full of surprises. For example, Comic Code, designed by award-winning type designer Toshi Omagari, is one of our recent best-sellers, and our all-time best-selling coding font family!

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Featured Fonts

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 2:25am

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These font families might have flown under your radar: Six must-have font families. All available from the ILT store.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Farandole & Lustik

Tue, 09/06/2022 - 9:33pm

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This month it's Font of the Month with an s! Yes, Steve heller takes a look at two unorthodox layer font families from rising French star Francis Chouquet. Vive la play!

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Expert Lists: Fonts for Books

Wed, 08/24/2022 - 1:00am

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Our new Expert Lists series invites design experts to recommend fonts for specific uses. Johannes López Ayala, creative director at Tipogris Books and Brands, and lecturer at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, introduces some of his favorite typefaces for Books. A wonderful selection with some traditional faces but with an inspired sprinkling of contemporary flair.

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