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This Dyslexic-Friendly Font Could Help The 1 In 5 People Living With Condition

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact

A few subtle tweaks to a letter's shape can make a world of difference to some readers. By creating a new typeface with slight but impactful change...

The End of Shared Sacrifice Set in Stone: Yale As Metaphor

Paul Gunther | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics
Paul Gunther

It behooves Americans not only to pause and consider their war dead, even if just doing so by pondering the anonymous tale of a single lapidary name, but also to think about a contemporary society where the whole concept of such binding sacrifice is equally dead.

How The Gotham Typeface Came To Define Our Era

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.19.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on Slate. By Jacob Covey This is the third in a series of posts analyzing and celebrating typefaces. These posts ...

Someone Created A Slightly Less Horrible Version Of Comic Sans

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology

Let’s face it, Comic Sans is a bit of a joke in the font world. Its unpopularity even moved one graphic designer to fix the oft-ridiculed typeface. ...

Artist Transforms The City Of Chicago Into A Giant Typography Playground

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

It's strange to think that although we encounter letters and numbers all the time, the little guys are normally confined to a page or a screen. That i...

Locks of Lettering: Human Hair Typography by Monique Goossens

VisualNews.com | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts
VisualNews.com

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Kickstarter Project Turns Sigmund Freud's Handwriting Into a Computer Font

Daniel Vahab | Posted 06.01.2013 | Technology
Daniel Vahab

Entitled, "Sigmund Freud Typeface - A Letter to your Shrink," a Kickstarter project, aims to turn the esteemed twentieth-century psychoanalyst's handwriting into a computer typeface that would allow for digital letter writing.

A Whiskey-Flavored Typeface

Posted 04.01.2013 | Taste

It's taken our breath away, just like a double shot of whiskey would.

This NSFW Alphabet Gets (Very) Dirty

Posted 02.22.2013 | Arts

Generally speaking, when we think of fonts we don't think of sex, but that doesn't mean that typefaces don't know how to get down and dirty sometimes....

Letters From the Mountain

Sierra | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts
Sierra

Steve Matteson -- who created the default fonts on the Android and Windows smartphones and the letters players see when they turn on their Xboxes -- finally decided to create a set of letters, he says, "for the sake of making myself happy." He looked to the mountains for inspiration.

When To Use Comic Sans

Posted 09.27.2012 | Comedy

A Redditor posted this sign that a college graphics instructor put up, informing his students the one and only situation when the font Comic Sans is o...

What If Fonts Could Talk?

Posted 08.09.2012 | Comedy

We all have our go-to fonts for our different moods. A little Arial for an e-mail, some Curlz MT for a party invite. Well vlogger Jon Garcia decid...

Saving A Dying Indian Art Form With Technology

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 07.27.2012 | Home

There are two Hanif Kureshis you should know about, surnames spelled slightly differently. There's the British writer Hanif Kureishi, whose skills mak...

Comic Sans, Papyrus: Ugly Fonts Help Us Read

salon.com | Cary Tennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On the subject of fonts (or, typefaces, to use the more technically accurate term), feelings often run high. People have their favorites, for reasons ...