8Faces Type Worship: Top Posts
Since launching, back in 2011, we’ve interviewed designers, reviewed books and hand-picked hundreds of inspiring type and lettering projects to feature on Type Worship. Here, we’ve chosen some of the most popular entries—together with a few of our favourites—just in case you missed them.
Typographer’s Top Typefaces
John Pouchée alphabets
Described as the most ambitious and most beautiful types created in wood in any period. Used with permission and thanks to the St Bride Foundation and I.M. Imprimit. See them here.
A look at the growing popularity typefaces plus Terrance Weinzierl, type designer at Monotype, takes us through the creation of his award-winning layered, custom font. See it here.
We are all a part of the same thing
Experimental type plotted from millions of lines. See more.
3D Car Park Signage
Innovative, one-point-perspective, signage for a Melbourne car park. See more.
Ethereal letters created with water droplets and light. See more.
A look at Yulia Brodskaya’s beautiful paper lettering or ‘quilling’ work. See more.
Type Design at Reading University (TDi Short course)
A day-by-day summary of the intensive (and fantastically enjoyable) two week summer course learning all about Latin and non-Latin type design. See more.
How to design your own typeface
This beginners’ guide, written from a beginner’s perspective, introduces some of the tips and techniques taught on the University of Reading’s condensed Type Design course (TDi). Further information on Type Worship & the full article over on Creative Blog
The Geometry of Type: Book Review
A concise review of Stephen Coles’ examination of key typefaces . Read it here.
One of the most influential graffiti artists from the UK and a glimpse at his move from walls to canvas. See more.
Incredible lettering formed with light and wire. See more.
Exmouth Market Print
A surprise recent entry. The typographic time capsule, letterpress print, proved a hit on the blog and was picked up by a variety of other design journals. Take a look at it here.
Summer Reading (Type design book list)
A short list of suggested typography and type design books from the University of Reading’s Type Design course with additions from other type designers in the field. See more.