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Ampersand web typography conference returning in 2018
Commented on Wednesday, 2 May 2018 - 12:40pm

I'm sure it will be a great conference... in spite of the obvious draconian genitalia parity, à la Typographics.
https://twitter.com/hhpapazian/status/943488951213371392

Type museums/places in the Netherlands
Commented on Monday, 9 April 2018 - 3:53pm

Look to their wonderful old public lettering; the new stuff is formulaïc.

Double-storey lower case g. Say what?
Commented on Thursday, 5 April 2018 - 12:08pm

I'm not shocked.
The difference between reading and conscious appreciation is fundamental.

Pre-digital Type Specimens Digitalization articles
Commented on Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 1:11pm

What is your article trying to do?

Whats your go to process for selecting a font
Commented on Wednesday, 7 February 2018 - 12:02pm

Ideally: figure out the "mood" of the project, then commission a custom design that evokes it. Failing the latter, look hard for a good match (that's not over-used).

Syntax vs. CG Symphony
Commented on Saturday, 3 February 2018 - 10:19am

Actually The Foundry once made a derivation of Syntax –with permission– with the slant removed. I wonder if this was a renamed version (although I suspect it's earlier).

Re-write the Rules of typography?
Commented on Thursday, 1 February 2018 - 11:42am

The gratuitous tightness.

Re-write the Rules of typography?
Commented on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 11:52am

Sad.

Square-Top Capital A (Flat with crossbar)
Commented on Monday, 22 January 2018 - 5:51pm

Also look to the "Arts & Crafts" category of typefaces.

Typefaces for Augmented Reality?
Commented on Saturday, 20 January 2018 - 10:09am

Erik van Blokland has been doing stuff there.

Nutrition Facts -- Can Helvetica condensed be used?
Commented on Friday, 19 January 2018 - 8:30pm

Even more amazing that it's Helveeta.

Mobile gen & the serif font
Commented on Thursday, 4 January 2018 - 10:18pm

Trends come and go. And with resolutions only going higher...

Mobile gen & the serif font
Commented on Thursday, 4 January 2018 - 1:05am

No.

Font Like This?
Commented on Saturday, 23 December 2017 - 6:28pm

Not this elaborate, but Maurice Meilleur sort of has with his Kast.
http://mauricemeilleur.net/works/kast/

Webfonts
Commented on Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 7:45pm

If you don't mind looking like everybody else, go for it.

Font for Apps
Commented on Sunday, 17 December 2017 - 11:55am

Everybody has the free stuff. It's a core branding handicap.

Fruit pulp logo
Commented on Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - 9:47pm

I'm sorry to say this feels pretty lost. And the letterforms are mostly unhappy (except the "y") and certainly not working together.
Since I think you have to start from scratch, and you don't believe you're good at designing logos, I think you...

Fruit pulp logo
Commented on Saturday, 25 November 2017 - 9:16am

If you want your logo to be in a font everybody has...

Angular Serif
Commented on Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 1:39pm

That image is pretty confusing, but do you mean something like Matrix?
http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/emigre/matrix-ii-ot/
BTW that style of serif (and category of typeface) is...

Bible App font recommendations
Commented on Thursday, 26 October 2017 - 11:15pm

(WARNING: Shameless plug ahead.)
Something sober, of a subtle character, and highly readable? You might consider my Patria.
If interested, please email me: hpapazian thatsymbol gmail dot corn (that's code of course... :-)

Name of font
Commented on Friday, 13 October 2017 - 11:53pm

I think people can handle spam much better than a bad UI...

What mouse do you use?
Commented on Sunday, 17 September 2017 - 9:38am

I've been using the same Logitech MX300 for about twelve years.

What mouse do you use?
Commented on Sunday, 17 September 2017 - 11:12pm

Best mouse I've ever used? The Amiga's legendary "pregnant badger" model in the 90s:

New logo design - are we using the right font?
Commented on Saturday, 21 October 2017 - 3:44pm

This "just pay a designer, don't ask for opinions" schtick is just low.

Good typeface for Historical Plaque of Building ca. 1900
Commented on Monday, 24 April 2017 - 4:54pm

What was/is the building used for?