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TypeNotes Issue #1 explores all things type-based from a passionate and knowledgeable standpoint, drawing on Fontsmith’s in-house expertise as well as hearing from voices from around the creative industries worldwide such as Lance Wyman, APFEL, Craig Oldham, Hey Studio and Why Not Associates to name but a few.
Issue #1 Features:
In-depth exploration of type in film and television
Ad-land’s use of lettering to sell and persuade
An exploration of the legacy of Herb Lubalin and Tom Carnase
Icon designs through the ages
Designing for cassette tapes
How typographers create optical illusions
And so much more!
Delving into the minutiae of drawing type, the magazine also offers an in-depth look at designing more unusual punctuation points.
Elsewhere, a specially designed pullout explores how best to design for luxury clients, and examines how different high-end brands use their fonts.
Each issue comes with a free typographic terms poster designed by Exeter-based studio Believe In.