The tale of Doves type is one of passion and obsession from two men; Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson, a 20th-century bookbinder and Robert Green, a 21st-century designer. Cobden-Sanderson was striving to produce the perfect book, perfect in every way. He partnered with Emery Walker to start a private press called Doves Press based in Hammersmith London (a part of […]

I’m going to start linking the Font of the Week with logos that have been featured during the previous 7 days. I guess it won’t always work, but lets have a go. Last week I featured FF Mark after it’s use on the Mastercard rebrand. This week, appearing in the Hrivnak is the excellent Abril. Designed […]

If there’s a trend that won’t go away in type at the moment (other than a resurgence of 1970’s style type) it’s fancy-dan brush script fonts. Meltow by Typesketchbook then ticks pretty much every box going, thick bold brush like letters? Check. Thin flowing script? Check. Distressed scratchy variation? Check! Knock yourself out then with this […]

Swiss electronics firm Logitech switches out it’s confused eye with a teal splurge thing for a clean word mark with a smile. Wired discusses Logitechs CEO Bracken Darrell move from design focussed Braun to engineering focused Logitech in 2012 and how this began Logitechs move  from making great PC mice (selling it’s BILLIONTH in 2008) to […]

  Logomotion by TipoType I try in my font of the week posts to discover and share great fonts that I think will serve well within branding projects or super typefaces that are perhaps a little unknown and I’ve used myself recently. I’ve tended to steer towards more display type fonts with oodles of character because, […]

Selfie by Maximiliano Sproviero I’ve a weakness currently for monoline script fonts, Selfie is a new typeface from Argentinean Maximiliano Sproviero. It has just the right amount of twists and curves, swashes and swooshes to create excellent looking swirling type design. Available in 4 formats light, regular, bold and the ever popular distressed “printed” variation, there’s […]

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