Category: typography

Kafka covers by Peter Mendelsund

How beautiful are these? I just happened to glance at the latest Fontshop News and these sprung into view. The designer is Peter Mendelsund and he talks all about the process here using the amazing typeface FF Mister K (by Julia Sysmäläinen and based on Kafka’s own handwriting – it has over 1000 glyphs!). Really nice […]

A Look at Cheesy Album Cover Design

I had a song in my head. And after checking out iTunes I realised I had a version of the song somewhere in our rambling album collection (the song was This Guy’s in Love with You – classic Burt Bacharach). After hunting around I found the album and had to smile. This album cover (above) has […]

Fonts of 2009

We are well into 2010 now so this is a bit late but I wanted to keep a record of the fonts which stood out for me in the last year. Actually I haven’t been so excited by new typefaces since the mid-90s when a plethora of grunge typefaces came to the fore, notably Blur by […]