Type Study : FUTURA

Futura has been a favorite typeface of mine since I first studied & traced it in 2004 (say what?). The perfectly geometric (stunning) letterforms are clean, refreshing, & modern with chic style. In the design world, I’d say it’s a great go-to when your client wants a minimalist or simple, yet professional sans-serif, with more…

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Type Study : Dogs as Typefaces

I have loved this poster, found via Swiss-Miss for years now, so I thought it would be a fun little way to start the week for dog and typography lovers alike. I agree with some of the comments to her post, that the Bulldog would be perfect as a Cooper Black, perhaps a Doberman would…

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Heck Yes! Introducing Neutraface Slab (All the Typographers go wild!)

 House Industries, you rock my type-lovin’ world. Hello, Neutraface Slab! How could I not entertain the idea of bringing this little number into my arsenal? I have an enormous and quite ridiculous love for their first champion, Neutraface. I love its radiant euro-mod personality and ever-expanding width explorations. Now, I can long for the newest arrival of their…

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Type Study : American Typewriter

 Here’s one of my lonnnnng time faves, American Typewriter. I’m usually not into mock-style typefaces, but I’ve always felt that American Typewriter was built well, with a bold dash of curiosity and gumption. In the case that your client demands a typewriter look, I strongly suggest you forgo any option with a scraggly stroke or…

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Type Study : Brandon Grotesque

Here’s another typeface that I’m always throwing down – why yes, it’s Brandon Grotesque! Designed by Hannes Von Dohren back in ’09, Brandon { I’ll call him for short } has such a handsome set of geometric characters built in perfect weights and x-heights for titles, subtitles, and body copy alike. I currently use him…

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Type study / Bombshell Pro

I’ve been working on a wedding invitation here at my studio and i fell soooooo in love with Bombshell Pro for the occasion. Check out that z and oh, my – the t’s! I could see it as a wonderful typeface for weddings, babies, bachelorettes, bakeries, or flower shops. Find it here. the beautiful top…

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