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Fontstand may be a familiar app. After all, it has been around since 2015. But there are still some less documented ways to use the platform that can make your life as a designer easier. We decided to make a list of our favorite hacks and some of the newer features.

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Non-user-centric web spaces for marginalised users

Non-user-centric web spaces for marginalised users

Yehwan Song’s work ripples through our collective imagination bringing experiences of a digital word that appears alive. Alimenting our ideas of a humanised mediated space touch and interaction resolve in utopian situations, or refuse our input and produce uncontrolled responses.
Talking about history: Graphisme en France no. 29

Talking about history: Graphisme en France no. 29

When Marsha Emanuel, then head of graphic design at the French Ministry of Culture, launched Graphisme en France in 1994, she conceived it as an annual calendar of events around graphic design, a booklet whose purpose was to “help weave the necessary links between the various players in France and their potential audiences”, providing a space where the growing and lively French graphic design scene could become visible.
Aeroplan

Aeroplan

This typeface is a contemporary serif family that subtly references a lesser-known chapter in typographic history. But those who select it will surely do so because of the peculiar connecting strokes in Aeroplan’s italics – as in the “a” and “n” above. Those are nice, but Aeroplan’s got even more to offer.
Transporting, Transposing and Translating Meaning

Transporting, Transposing and Translating Meaning

London design studio Spencer Fenton’s founders Haakon Spencer and Matthew Fenton introduced the British Standard Type foundry (BST) and its inaugural collection of typefaces to the public in late 2023, following their initial showcase of custom type projects. They honed their craft and sparked the idea for the type foundry during their MA course in Type Design and Art Direction at ECAL.
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La Police has launched a ;new website. You might already be familiar with its Footnotes publication, a periodical dedicated to type design & typography. Thanks to this site update, you can now order back issues or buy a subscription for three Footnotes issues, starting with the latest issue (that’s issue D, which is also new).

For a long time, Eckehart SchumacherGebler was one of the most significant actors in German printing. He built a towering legacy by running several companies, establishing societies, and founding a museum. On December 17th, he passed away, aged 88. The Offizin Haag-Dugulin published an obituary (in German).