8 Faces #5 Cover artwork by Erik Marinovich

San Francisco based letterer and co-founder of Friends of Type, Erik Marinovich, has produced this beautiful cover for the latest issue of 8 Faces.  It features the 8 interviewees’ names, hand-drawn and reproduced in bright eye-catching colours.

This issues features a fantastic line-up:

★ H&FJ — typeface design powerhouse, revealing all about their web font service

★ Mark Simonson — type design legend

★ Trent Walton — web designer extraordinaire

★ Keetra Dean Dixon — visual artist

★ Peter Bilak — Typotheque founder

★ Gerry Leonidas — MA Typeface Design Course Director

★ Mark MacKay — KernType creator

Also in this issue, we have an introduction by Neil Summerour, an essay on typographic white space by Typekit’s Tim Brown, a mammoth, six-page essay on Octavo magazine by Christopher Murphy.

Issue #5 is on sale now and as usual there are only 2000 copies, so head over to 8faces.com and grab yourself one!