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As Classic Signs Slowly Disappear, This Project Seeks To Write Their History

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.16.2015 | Arts

Every so often, some construction project or another reveals a long-forgotten advertisement, making headlines and giving passersby a brief l...

This Is What Dyslexia Feels Like

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.19.2015 | Arts

Unlike most fonts, which prioritize easy and swift readability, graphic designer Daniel Britton's recent creation does just the opposite. Meant to rai...

Andrew Lord

The 5 Best Fonts To Use On Your Resume

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Lord | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business

Spoiler alert: Times New Roman isn't one of them.

Maddie Crum

An Easy Résumé Trick That Will Get You Hired, According To Designers

HuffingtonPost.com | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.04.2015 | Arts

Times New Roman -- the font found in 12-point size on term papers everywhere -- has officially been snubbed. According to an article on Bloo...

Chasing Glances

Bryan Reimer | Posted 05.16.2015 | Technology
Bryan Reimer

Today's connected world is bound to become even more complex, as devices with screens become even more pervasive. Brands and advertisers will need to work harder to grab your attention -- and legible type is key.

A 3D Font That Reads Like Text, But Can Be Viewed Like Sculpture

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.11.2015 | Arts

Woodblock printing and the innovation known as moveable type have their origins in China. Around 600 AD block prints appeared on the scene, perfected ...

'Comic Papyrus' Is Basically Your Biggest Typographic Nightmare Come True

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts

What's the most hated font in the world? Most of you would probably answer: Comic Sans. A fair guess, given the sheer amount of CS-hating that exi...

15 Free Fonts That Harken Back To Vintage Typography

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.07.2014 | Arts

According to poet and designer Robert Bringhurst, "Typography is the craft of endowing human language with a durable visual form." From the storie...

5 Typography Tools for iOS Developers

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.30.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

You would be surprised to learn how many successful business became successful only because of their choice of design. Typography can have such a mass...

At a Glance: What Apple Watch Means for Typography

Fueled | Posted 12.09.2014 | Technology
Fueled

Apple's mobile screens have been steadily increasing in size before our eyes. While plenty of attention has been given to the camera quality, sharp resolution, and bendability of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, perhaps it's time we shift our focus on what is to come.

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 ...

A Typography Lover's Guide To Finding Unusual Letterforms In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts

Pareidolia is that curious phenomenon in which humans see faces in the most mundane places. Whether it's a cloud formation or a random arrangement of ...

The True Cost Of Printing In Comic Sans Is As Horrifying As You'd Imagine

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts

Little printing choices can have a big impact on our environment AND our wallets.

Judging a Book By Its Cover

Patrick Myles | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts
Patrick Myles

Despite the popularity and convenience of the Kindle, there is still a demand and desire for the physical book.

26 Famous (And Free) Fonts You'll Want To Start Using Immediately

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.21.2014 | Arts

The (free!) typefaces below may not have a place in many graphic designers' playbooks -- see this list for some of those -- but that doesn't erase the...

This Site Is Turning Everyone's Average Handwriting Into A Font And Needs Your Help

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts

Our beloved gadgetry may be on its way to spoiling our ability to recognize each other's handwriting -- visions of the future imagine computers embedd...

An Abridged History Of Times New Roman, The Most Famous Font In The World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts

Times New Roman was first printed on October 2, 1932 in the British newspaper The Times. In the years since, the serif typeface has become something o...

Looks Like There's Trouble In Typography Paradise

New York Magazine | Jason Fagone | Posted 06.04.2014 | Arts
Read More: Typography, Arts News

Jonathan Hoefler is standing in his office on the seventh floor of the Cable Building in Noho, sipping a mug of ginger tea and telling stories about a...

11 Stunning (And Free) Fonts You Should Download Right Now

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts

Used to be, every self-respecting design nerd paid for a font. Thankfully the time of terrible "novelty fonts" has given way to a new era, marked by c...

A Global Design Invasion in the Land of "Oz"

Ken Carbone | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Ken Carbone

My journal entry upon arrival in Australia, or as the locals call it "Oz" on March 30th. After more than twenty hours of flying, I finally returned...

'World's Most Sustainable Font' Wants To Save The World Through Typography

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts

Typography is a powerful invention. It is, after all, the design mechanism that brings us the words of novelists and writers in an aesthetically pleas...

Can Anything Save Comic Sans, the World's 'Most Hated Font'?

Gerhard Bachfischer | Posted 06.22.2014 | Arts
Gerhard Bachfischer

How does a font become so hated?

Inside The Font World's Messy, $20 Million Divorce

BusinessWeek | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts
Read More: Typography, Arts News

Gotham is one hell of a typeface. Its Os are round, its capital letters sturdy and square, and it has the simplicity of a geometric sans without feeli...

This Might Be The Best Way To Teach Children The Alphabet

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.01.2014 | Arts

What do a brain, a Snickers bar, an aquamarine egg yolk and a cluster of breasts have in common? Well, not much, except they're all featured in German...

This Weirdly Realistic Human Typeface Will Leave You Traumatized

Posted 02.16.2014 | Arts

Today in the world of grotesque artistic creations we bring you a typeface made of human flesh. Behold, its teensy pores, straggly hair follicles, cri...