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Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals Explores The Space Between The Characters

Have Fun with LiebeGerda

April 06, 2017 by
Peter Glaab
Peter Glaab

Berlin-based illustrator and font designer Ulrike Rausch designs fun handwriting and icon fonts under the font label LiebeFonts. Her most recent release, LiebeGerda, is a brush font that imitates perfectly a lively script. In this tutorial, I will show how the clever OpenType features of LiebeGerda are used for revamping the headlines of the German food magazine “Fischbrötchen Deluxe”.

Marina Chaccur on calligraphy, lettering and type

April 04, 2017 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

David Sudweeks interviews Marina Chaccur on the impossible task of separating lettering from its related disciplines, and how her work has changed since the lettering boom.

Martina Flor on lettering and her career

March 21, 2017 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

David Sudweeks interviews Martina Flor on establishing herself as a lettering artist, and on which experiences led to her success so far.

Emily Conners is Emily Lime

March 20, 2017 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

David Sudweeks interviews Emily Conners, who leapt head first into type design in 2011, learning both the craft and the trade at the same time. Her work, including the huge hit Bombshell Pro is in every wedding planner’s font menu, itself an invention that inspired its own subgenre of loose imitations. Emily is the original.

The Japanese Foundry Scene

March 15, 2017 by Guest Author: Toshiya Izumo (

This piece focuses on the Japanese font foundry scene. It is a scene in constant change, a result of bankruptcies by individual companies, mergers, start-ups and constantly shifting licensing models. In what follows, I intend to provide an overview of the most important foundries today.