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Over the course of a year, I researched and created ZXX , a disruptive typeface which takes its name from the Library of Congress’ listing of three-letter codes denoting which language a book is written in. Code “ZXX” is used when there is: “No linguistic content; Not applicable.” (via Making Democracy Legible: A Defiant Typeface — The Gradient — Walker Art Center )

July 18, 2013 · 1 min · 63 words

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Sketchnote Text, Italic and Bold were built from hundreds of hand-drawn glyphs, and variations on glyphs . These added characters allowed Delve to create Contextual Alternates — multiple variations on each character which help recreate variations in handwriting and can be accessed with tools that support this OpenType feature, like InDesign. (via The Sketchnote Typeface – Rohdesign – Designer Mike Rohde )

July 18, 2013 · 1 min · 62 words

🔗 Avería – The Average Font

Avería – The Average Font This is the story of the creation of a new font, Avería: the average of all the fonts on my computer.

April 23, 2012 · 1 min · 26 words