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Wingdings, Design Tips for Mobile & Type Anatomy We start this week with the question, why does Wingdings exist and how did it become so popular? We also have a great guide on the right way to use fonts on mobile apps, a type anatomy cheatsheet, and how you could use your face to interact with text in the future. Weekly Typographic Newsletter Links…
 
Font Licensing Basics, Comic Sans, and Lawyers Keeping with the theme of important licensing topics, we're diving this week into a handful of relatable, scary stories of font licensing gone wrong! We chat about some new font releases, Instagram & Comic Sans, and a bunch more in probably one of our most fun episodes yet. Weekly Typographic Newslette…
 
Interview with TypeWknd Co-Founder Daniel Nisbet If you haven't been keeping up with all of the latest type news, TypeWknd is coming up, and is a massive, global and diverse online conference about all things typography. A bunch of well-known people in the type world are contributing and Daniel is a wonderful soul who helped get it off the ground f…
 
Fonts vs Typefaces, Freelance Resources & more! This week we'll be diving into one of the most frequently asked questions for those not yet in the know — what's the difference between a font and a typeface, and why you should care! We'll chat about how it relates to licensing and why you sometimes see so many similar fonts under the same name. Also…
 
Custom fonts, bold typefaces and famous logos This week’s newsletter has a special focus on custom typography — besides a handful of awesome resources and links about it, we've got an awesome Nerd Alert about why so many companies have been getting their own fonts designed for them instead of using type off the shelf. Weekly Typographic Newsletter …
 
Custom Lettering vs. Typography, Design Books, and Robot Designers This week’s typography articles are practical with an inspirational edge starting with some info on adjusting type leading on the web, how to use white space characters, the process of perfectly nailing contrasts and the curious story about a totally AI designer. Plus, our Nerd Aler…
 
Interview with Type Designer & Educator Lynne Yun We've got a bonus episode — an interview with the extraordinary Lynne Yun! Lynne has a fascinating career. She's worked at Apple, several hotshot ad companies, Monotype, and is currently an educator at Type@Cooper, Parsons School of Design and Letterform Archive. Lynne shares interesting insights on…
 
How to pair fonts, TV title card type, & pricing! Pumped to share this week's podcast episode with you — Olivia & Micah talk about all the cool links from this week including the gorgeous title cards for Perry Mason and great tips for picking and pairing fonts. Plus, they take some time to share their most effective questions to ask during client c…
 
Brush Lettering, Free Icons & Money Talk on Pricing for Creatives We've got some neat links this week, but an extra special episode on everyone's favorite taboo topic — pricing. As a freelancer, it's tough to talk about it, and there's advice going every which direction, so we wanted to share a little of our own reading & experience about stuff lik…
 
Font Editor Roundup + Nike Alum Portfolio Review, Free Patterns & more! This week's episode really packs a punch! Olivia and Micah share their favorite links from this week including a site with open-source vector patterns, fascinating interviews with designers, and tips from a Nike alum to help perfect your portfolio. We top it off with a roundup …
 
Artistic Type, First Job Advice, Romanettes, and more! 🛠 This week we're talkin' some fun rebrandings, unique typography design-as-art, getting your first design gig (and thoughts on internships) — and diving into the shockingly unexpected history of Arabic numerals, Roman numerals, and when you might even use a little Romanette! ✨ Weekly Typograph…
 
The Font Licensing Lowdown + Portfolio Tips, Australia Rebrands, and more! This week's articles come from all around the world! We chat about a new experimental typeface from London, Australia's new logo, and the shiny new branding for Glasgow's football team. In our Nerd Alert segment we chat about the ins and outs of font licensing with loads of …
 
The Immortal Blackletter + How to Get More Clients, Design Systems, and more! This week's articles dive into the nuanced world of different Grotesque fonts, be inspired by how the Islandic Football Team rebranding was conceived with ancient history, see a fascinating rebranding journey with Maido and explore the importance of being a key contributo…
 
What's the Deal with (John) Baskerville + AOC, Nike, and more! Extremely excited to share this week's podcast episode with you — Olivia & Micah talk about all the cool links we shared this week, plus dive into the story of John Baskerville an English businessman, who got rich off of japanning and papier-mâché, but he is best remembered for his epon…
 
Chiseled Fonts, Cooper Black & W.E.B. Du Bois This week’s articles will take a closer look at how chiselled type became so popular, websites with awesome typographic designs, awesome case studies on typefaces for brands and a very fascinating deep dive into the data portraits of W.E.B. Du Bois, showing infographics on the disparity between black cu…
 
DIY Pixel Fonts + A History of Variable Fonts This week, we'll dive into the world of variable fonts and how they are shaping up to change the way we read things online. We've also got a great tutorial on how to create your own monospace font and a glyph identification game to test your eye for certain designs. Weekly Typographic Newsletter Links…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Season 02, Episode 02 Neumorphism, New MacOS Fonts, and more! 🔖 Our second bimble back, talking about some great new fonts Mac users have access to, an incredible color tool that reached out to us, variable colors fonts, and a bunch more — not to mention our nerd alert about the history of skeuomorphism & neumorphism. Weekl…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Season 02, Episode 01 The Juicy History of Italics, Letterform Archive, and more! We are extremely jazzed to be back in business — after a long, long hiatus, we've got the first episode of a brain new season for you, to match the sweet type & design links we've got in The League's Weekly Typographic newsletter. Weekly Typog…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 20 Variable Fonts, Design Challenges, Arabic & Mirco ✨ Could not be more excited to have a special guest this week, Mirco Monsees. With a handful of great links from all of us, this one ran a little longer than usual, but was an excuse for some really fun chatting. Weekly Typographic Newsletter Links…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 19 Worldly History, Secret 7, & Font Purchasing Survey 🙌 Some interesting topics this week — the fading typographic history of Berlin, some old preserved Italian type photos, the annual font purchasing survey, and a little bit more. Weekly Typographic Newsletter Links…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 18 Overpass, Opentype, Buzzfeed & Cats 🙀 Our last in-person WT for a while, we had fun with a small set of light links — an OSS font, a cool tool, and a special find submitted by our very own feline font afficianado, Sir Halston P. Weekly Typographic Newsletter LinksBy The League of Moveable Type
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 15 Kurt Cobain, Korean Type & Super Seventies Serifs 🕺 A slew of interesting and different links this week, from branding to a new font from one of our favorite foundries, to some open source type that got shut down, to typography tools for spies. Weekly Typographic Newsletter Links…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 13 Sonic Type, Art Direction, Handbooks + Platforms 🙇🏻 What an overwhelmingly awesome set of things out in the world this week — from some beautifully design interactive articles, to old-but-recently-discovered online educational resources, to a crazy new pre-alpha open source type platform. Lots to listen about thi…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 12 Why Open Source, Chinese Fonts, Pocket Typography Guide, and a bunch more 📓 Since having to skip last week's, we ran a little long this week, but we talked about such an interesting variety of topics that we just couldn't help it — from a new work-in-progress font site, to chinese fontmaking, to UI animation, the…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 11 Type Design Tips, Antique Children's Books, and Github? 🤓 Favorite part — Olivia and I both get to nerd out on our respective excited topics, and inbetween lay down some awesome resources for type design tips, drawing curves, practical UI design / graphic design cheats, and a heartful talk about handwriting. Week…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 10 Archives, Curves, Parties & Emoji! 🌎 An amazing set of exciting links this week, from a free type design mini-tutorial to an antique archive of super-detailed type specs. Not to mention a handful of exciting links, with even more links inside that'll link you to even more links. There's some fantastic resources t…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 09 Free French Font Scene, Sketch/iOS, Trikster Type, and more! One of the least alliterative titles we've probably ever had, but we get to chat this week about an amazing new free font, how it came to exist, another amazing free font, the slew of history behind it, a practical UI design article, and a whole bunch m…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 08 Free Found Font, Futura, and the Future™ 🚀 After a fun evening at TypeThursday NYC, we sat down to share what we found this week, including an awesome open-source font we discovered, a long and chock-full-of-great-links interview, a fun video about Futura history, and more! Weekly Typographic Newsletter…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 07 Writing, Graveyards & Sketch 👩🏻‍🎨 Psyched this week to have a variety of seemingly innocuous links that are full of awesomeness under the covers! Sketch plugins, reusing your graveyard of old designs, how writing can make you a better designer, and of course, a bunch more! Weekly Typographic Links…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 06 Adele, UX, and Overcoming Fear of the Internet 🤓 After a long break, we're back in the new year, with far more great finds than we could possibly talk about. Hear a little about how classes are going, how UX teaches fundamentals of design, and how Adele loves Raleway, amongst even more fun & nerdy babblings.…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 04 Nerd Gifts, Yogurt, Design Prompts & More 😎 So much fun in this fourth installment — we're jazzed from launching so much earlier this week and finding so much diverse type news. We talk about type gifts, yogurt branding, Helvetica, programming fonts, and more!By The League of Moveable Type
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 03 New course preview, animated type specs, and learning from UI 📚 Our third episode brought to you remotely thanks to Thanksgiving vacation — this week we chat online, with more detail about our new course launching Monday, an awesome article about UI that teaches us fundamentals for any kind of design, sweet anima…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 02 Twitter Tweets, Virtual Type Museums, and Beautiful Bookstores 📚 Excited to bring you our second episode — we start by talking in more detail about the new site launch, the new course along with it, and a new font to boot, then dive right into a bunch of neat articles this week about the subtle effects of increas…
 
The Weekly Typographic — Episode 01 Intros & Big Announcements + IBM, What The Font, & Michael Beirut 👋 Our very first episode ever, we start off with an exciting handful of neat stuff we found this week for our Weekly Typographic newsletter — IBM's first open-source font, a big upgrade to WhatTheFont, and type-picking tips from Michael Beirut. Not…
 
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