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Typography on Instagram

You are on Instagram and you like typography, calligraphy and lettering? Here are some accounts you might want to follow. (Click on the images to get to the Instagram accounts) Andy Clymer, Type designer from New York   Hand-painted signs made by Best Dressed Signs from Boston.   David Wolske David Wolske runs the wood type […]

Canapé—a cosy typeface

Canapé by Sebastian Nagel is the latest release at It is based on the idea of letters with a subtly curved and slightly modulated line. Through this, the typefaces has a warm and friendly, almost haptical appearance which brings some kind of cosiness to your communication with type. Canapé Serif with its 4 fonts […]

The Capital Sharp S in Use

A while ago I announced on Twitter, that it is now 5 years since the Capital Sharp S was added to the Unicode. I was asked, if it has actually been used somewhere in real world situations. A valid question! A new character shouldn’t just be made to look good in type specimen brochures. So […]