Malcolm Grear | 1931–2016

ourrisd: Professor Emeritus Malcolm Grear, a renowned designer and devoted teacher who was deeply connected to the RISD community for more than half a century, died on Sunday, January 24, 2016. He was 84 and living in Wakefield, RI.  After arriving here to teach in 1960, the Kentucky native not only helped build the Graphic […]

dobooks: Detail In Typography Jost Hochuli How is it that text can be set perfectly and yet look insufferably dull? How do you achieve perfect congruence between the type itself and its meaning? In Detail in Typography Jost Hochuli, master book designer and author of the seminal Designing Books, addresses the finer points of setting […]

dobooks: Detail In Typography Jost Hochuli How is it that text can be set perfectly and yet look insufferably dull? How do you achieve perfect congruence between the type itself and its meaning? In Detail in Typography Jost Hochuli, master book designer and author of the seminal Designing Books, addresses the finer points of setting […]

Errol Morris: How Typography Shapes Our Perception Of Truth

Errol Morris: How Typography Shapes Our Perception Of Truth “Simply put, are some typefaces more believable than others?” I USED TO WRITE ALL OF MY MANUSCRIPTS IN BEMBO. NOW I WRITE THEM IN BASKERVILLE. —Errol Morris “The answer is yes. Baskerville, a 250-year-old serif originally designed by John Baskerville, was statistically more likely to influence […]

Errol Morris: How Typography Shapes Our Perception Of Truth

Errol Morris: How Typography Shapes Our Perception Of Truth “Simply put, are some typefaces more believable than others?” I USED TO WRITE ALL OF MY MANUSCRIPTS IN BEMBO. NOW I WRITE THEM IN BASKERVILLE. —Errol Morris “The answer is yes. Baskerville, a 250-year-old serif originally designed by John Baskerville, was statistically more likely to influence […]

currently: typesetting a chapbook of @bruces Essay on The New Aesthetic using F/LOSS Scribus & Source Sans Pro. Some people knit. I set type into booklets.

currently: typesetting a chapbook of @bruces Essay on The New Aesthetic using F/LOSS Scribus & Source Sans Pro. Some people knit. I set type into booklets.

brianlucid: iKern theory: thoughts from someone who kerns type for a living…

magnificentruin: The coveted straight-legged R

laughingsquid: 29 Years Ago, a Smiley Was Born 🙂