We are losing some important forms of self-expression—handwriting and “artistic penmanship”. Typefaces and the resulting digital fonts are wonderful, but fewer and fewer of us understand and appreciate typography with an underlying understanding and appreciation of refined handwriting and artistic penmanship. I’m guessing that most typeface designers will tell you is that the shapes, styles, […]
My idea books include a section devoted to commissioning work from illustrators and photographers. I said there and repeat here that artwork commissioned for a specific project has an impact like nothing else can—it makes the publication uniquely yours.