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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 FolioMarch 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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New Type: Sharp SansSeptember 12, 2016

In 2015, Lucas Sharp was commissioned by the Hillary Clinton for President campaign to create a custom version of his Sharp Sans Display typeface. Lucas worked closely with Jennifer Kinon, the creative director at the campaign; the Sharp Unity typeface incorporated many ideas Lucas had been developing for his “ur” version of the Sharp Sans typeface.

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Foundry: Sharp TypeSeptember 12, 2016

Since the publication of his Sharp Sans No.1 type family through the Village Incubator, designer Lucas Sharp has gone from strength to strength, releasing 3 more families through the Incubator and taking on some significant custom type projects.

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