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Lecture: New Transport + New Newspaper FontsNovember 8, 2013

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Henrik Kubel will give a lecture on recent fonts at TDC, Type Directors Club in NYC. The talk will focus on his work as a partner of London based design and typography studio A2/SW/HK + A2-TYPE — specifically the history of Transport Alphabet and Kubel’s close collaboration with Margaret Calvert on the design of New Transport™. Henrik will also discuss the custom type programme A2-Type just completed for the redesign of UK newspaper, The Independent.

Thursday, November 7, 2013
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)

Type Directors Club
New York, NY

Register to attend here

New Release: Post GroteskOctober 18, 2013

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The development of Josh Finklea’s Post Grotesk began in the Spring of 2011 as a project to design a contemporary version of the traditional grotesk sans-serif. The intention was to build an amiable typeface with maximum usability and an overall sense of neutrality. Post Grotesk reduces the typical rigidness of a grotesk through subtle additions of personality and uniqueness.

See Post Grotesk here…

New Release: OdestaSeptember 30, 2013

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Odesta is new new script typeface designed by Ondrej Jób of Urtd. It has seven feature-rich weights with built-in small caps, swash alternates, ititals & finals.

See Odesta here

New release: Domaine supersetSeptember 30, 2013

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Kris Sowersby developed the Domaine superset for Parallax Design Studio in Adelaide Australia. Parallax was charged to rebrand The Hardy Wine Company. ‘The new brand identity for Hardys takes inspiration from trade-cuts and early letterheads held within the company’s archives’ dating back from the company’s origins in 1853.

See Domaine here

New Release: Superior TitleSeptember 30, 2013

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Superior Title is a high contrast Transitional typeface, a kind of missing link between Bodoni and Times. The Display styles are suitable for editorial usage, particularly for fashion and lifestyle publications.

Superior Title was originally designed for Pentagram’s rebrand of Travel + Leisure magazine. There are two companion typefamilies, Superior Deck and Superior Text which are forthcoming MCKL releases.

See Superior Title here

CA profile: MCKLJune 13, 2013

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Jeremy Mickel of MCKL was featured in a Fresh Profiles column in Communication Arts magazine:

Duration: I started drawing type in 2006 while working as a graphic designer. I’ve drawn custom fonts and logos for clients since 2008 and I launched my foundry, MCKL, in 2012.

Staff: Having a company of one allows me to oversee all aspects of design, but I collaborate with a variety of designers and illustrators, as well as other foundries like Village, House Industries, and A2-Type.

Read more on CA.com

Type Talk: Henrik KubelJune 4, 2013

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On June 4th, Eye Magazine’s Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library in London featured designer Henrik Kubel talking about his work as a type designer, including his collaboration with Margaret Calvert on New Rail Alphabet and New Transport, and his ongoing partnership with Scott Williams in the design practice A2/SW/HK.

Henrik Kubel & Margaret Calvert have collaborated on New Rail Alphabet & New Transport

Read more on Eye Magazine’s blog…

New Release: Sharp SansJune 2, 2013

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Sharp Sans, designed by new Incubator member, Lucas Sharp, injects some much needed humanism into the Futura model. With its sheered terminals and true italics, Sharp Sans combines the appealing typographic compensation of the grotesque, with the plump circular bowls of the geometric. The result is a typeface suited for both text and display use that breaths life into the genre of the geometric sans.

See Sharp Sans here