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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.

What Are the Perceptible Differences Between Helvetica, Frutiger and Myriad?

Quora | Posted 03.01.2014 | Huffpost Code
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Stephen Coles, Editor, Typographer, stephencoles.org, and typeanatomy.com The quickest way f...

What Fonts Would Sound Like If They Could Talk

Mashable | Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology

Fonts may just look like letters on a page, but the type styles definitely have distinctive personalities....

Helvetica Heroes

Posted 08.10.2012 | Arts

It's a bird... it's a plane... it's a typeface? While Helvetica is undoubtedly one of the most beloved of the sans-serif fonts, we don't often see it ...

'Helvetica' Director Takes On Cities In New Documentary

Posted 11.21.2011 | Arts

Gary Hustwit, the design-oriented documentary filmaker whose previous work includes 'Helvetica' and 'Objectified,' has released the trailer for his th...

'Try Helvetica' Gives Brazil A Font Makeover

Posted 10.11.2011 | Arts

Helvetica changes everything. Or, at least that's the theory behind Brazilian design factory NOONO's fantastically picturesque Tumblr 'Try Helvetica.'...

The Verdict On Google's Redesign

Ty Fujimura | Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts
Ty Fujimura

Google produces exceptional interfaces, but their aesthetic is famously unhip. It's not surprising: They're an engineering-first company that took 7 y...

Google Gets Funny With Fonts

Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology

Google is getting funny with fonts in honor of April Fools' day. The search engine has pulled out a slew of pranks, from launching Gmail Motion to ...

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 ...

Do Typefaces Really Matter?

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

People have become more aware about the impact of fonts because of computers, but the power of a typeface is still largely subliminal, he argues. Mr B...

10 Recent Releases That Inspire Social Change

TakePart.com | Nicole Hughes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Can movies inspire real change? Of course they can! Films change people, who in turn change the world. Although most folks go to the movies for entert...