Tobias Frere-Jones’ Exchange has been released by Frere-Jones Type; I contributed significantly to this new version of this forceful and economic typeface that started with a newspaper commission.
I will be speaking at the fourth edition of Tÿpo St. Gallen (Switzerland) on November 10
I will be speaking at the award ceremony for this year’s Updike Prize for Student Type Design
My typeface Nordvest has been honored by the TDC, Type Directors Club here in New York
I will be speaking at Adobe MAX in San Diego in November 2016
Tobias Frere-Jones’ Retina, the first project I have worked on at Frere-Jones Type, has been released for retail licensing!
Starting this fall, I am teaching a type design class at Yale University School of Art
After 2.5 years of painstaking and tricky work, my new typeface Nordvest has been released by Norwegian type foundry, Monokrom
This marks the closure of my studio, Typologic, as I am excited to move on to a fantastic new opportunity. Thanks for all the fish —
Getting ready for New York in June 2016: Details of my Typographics talk have been posted
My Nordvest was exhibited at French type design exhibition Pangramme, and awarded a special jury selection
I will be speaking at TypeCon Seattle in August
I will be moderating the new TYPO Labs conference in Berlin on May 10–11, and speak at it too
I contributed a broadside to Mathieu Lommen & Peter Verheul’s luxurious edition of “Dutch Alphabets”
I will give a brief talk on my upcoming typeface Nordvest at Typographische Gesellschaft München, March 1
My free font Sélavy is now also available from art-historical foundry Type Brut in Brooklyn
I contributed the kerning to Pieter van Rosmalen’s new superfat display typeface, Nitti Mostro
I am giving a lecture and workshop at the école supérieure d’art et du design in Amiens, France
I contributed a letter to Anna Schuleit Haber’s art project “The Alphabet” for and in Fitchburg, MA
An interesting challenge: Visualizing changing stroke weights along letterforms as color gradients
I spoke about typefaces with reversed contrast at the Typo Berlin conference
I generated hundreds of overviews of character sets & OpenType features for Bold Monday’s new website
An experiment: Getting some SVG font data to interpolate in the browser
I am featured as a “Type Designer to watch” in PRINT magazine’s February 2015 issue
Positive lookahead to the new year.
Uploaded a new RoboFont extension: Suffixer helps with replacing, adding, removing glyph name suffixes.
New website online! Please consider it a beta, and report things that may break.
I am speaking at the TypeAmsterdam symposium on November 27 at Bijzondere Collecties UvA.