Fabio just published the frilly bits typography tutorial now also for Fireworks, so i thought i post a little bit more about typography. Like Si Scott who includes a lot of it in his illustrations, like Fabio showed us.
The book suggestion of this week is about typography, more precisely, about hand-lettering and calligraphy. The book is titled Hand to Type: Scripts, Hand-Lettering and Calligraphy and the authors are R. Klanten, J. Middendorp and H. Hellige.
We haven't posted about some free fonts in quite a while. We used to have a day of the week to offer some nice free findings in terms of fonts but it was getting difficult to find beautiful and worth sharing material. Today I'd love to write about the Gilroy Typefamily by Radomir Tinkov and also to say that there's some free surprises in the end of the post.
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The name of Jessica Hische must ring you a bell, well Erik Marinovich co-founded with her a lettering and design studio called Title Case. Erik is a “letterist” and designer based in San Francisco, USA; also has worked for clients such as New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wired, GAP, Nike and more. His work is greatly inspiring through many of the roots of typography.