What do I need to create a typeface?

This post is supposed to be on nuts and bolts basics. What do I need in order to start? Type design is a process. The design brief is like the platonic ideal of a cake in my head amalgamated from too many cake pictures on Pinterest. I know what I want. But what I need is a recipe. Like a recipe, my design needs ingredients, [...]

2023-09-13T09:31:45-08:00May 16th, 2017|Categories: How, Resources, Type|Tags: , , |

Tools for Lettering

Lettering artists often get asked what tools they use. First off, this is not the same as asking, “How do you work?” That’s a very different question. I can use the same tools as someone else in a completely different way and get drastically different results. Tools don’t make a maker. That said, here’s what I use (and a bit on how I use it [...]

2017-03-10T13:22:39-08:00January 17th, 2017|Categories: Lettering|Tags: , |


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