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New Type: Post Grotesk V2May 2, 2017

Josh Finklea began work on Post Grotesk in 2011 with the goal of designing a contemporary version of the traditional grotesk sans-serif for his own use. The intention was to build an amiable typeface with maximum usability and an overall sense of neutrality.

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Neon Signs and Fear of FailureMarch 28, 2017

I’m really good at getting typefaces halfway done and then not finishing them. Or so claims type designer Tal Leming when asked about designing the typeface Ohm in 2009. Since the 2017 Typographics branding makes prominent use of Ohm, we decided to ask Leming about the origins of the design and the motivation behind it.

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New Type: Sharp GroteskMarch 23, 2017

Swiss styling collides with the unexpected construction and wonky imperfectionism of 20th century American wood type in Lucas Sharp’s monument to Adrian Frutiger: Sharp Grotesk. With its exuberant personality, ink traps, and incredible range of moods, Sharp Grotesk is a brand new and uniquely American perspective on the genre of the multi-width grotesk.

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Sharp Grotesk Specimen SheetsMarch 23, 2017

Two A4-sized printed pages + a 420 x 594mm fold-out poster featuring Lucas Sharp’s Sharp Grotesk. Printed on Mohawk Superfine in fluorescent red, black and silver. Hole punched to fit in an A4 binder.

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New Type: FabrigaOctober 31, 2016

Fabriga, designed by LuxTypo., speaks a familiar language in a distinctive voice. All emblematic decisions were informed by ideas around clarity and tone.

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