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FF Milo Serif sets series of Schuyler bibles

September 24, 2015 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

2K/Denmark was approached by the Virginia-based Schuyler Bible Publishers (pronounced Sky-ler) in early 2013 regarding the design of a luxury line of bibles in several English translations. The designers established the appropriate tone with Mike Abbink’s FF Milo® Serif handling the text and its sans complement FF Milo serving a navigational role in the page headers and footnotes.

ScreenFonts

August 21, 2015 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

Our monthly review of movie poster typography looks at the posters for Good Kill, Poltergeist, Spy, Insidious: Chapter 3, Dope, Love & Mercy, Batkid Begins, and others.

Printing with Real wood type

August 18, 2015 by
Ferdinand Ulrich
Ferdinand Ulrich

The recent release of FF Real™, designed by Erik Spiekermann and Ralph du Carrois, marks the first time a digital typeface immediately became available as wood type as well. In a collaborative project Spiekermann’s letterpress gallery P98a and FontFont printed a limited edition specimen poster in two colors with the first font of original FF Real wood type.

Burg Giebichenstein in alphabetical order – A college encyclopedia

August 11, 2015 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

In 2015 the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design in Halle, Germany, looks back on a rich history that spans 100 years. The “Burg” is perhaps best known for its numerous workshops on campus which are deeply rooted in the university’s curricula and – of course – for the memorable landmark (Burg, Engl. castle) that is found in its unique name. Having lived through all the ups and downs of Germany’s history in the 20th century, this institution has accumulated a large variety of stories, anecdotes, and almost unreal moments.

My Type of Music

June 12, 2015 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

Our irregularly published review of album sleeve design and typography looks at the artwork for recent releases by Boz Scaggs, The Mountain Goats, The Wombats, Zac Brown Band, Raekwon, Squarepusher, The Leisure Society, and others.