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 entires—together with a few of our favourites—just in case you missed them.
 
Typographer’s Top Typefaces
Each issue of 8 Faces magazine asks 8 world-renowned designers to choose their 8 top typefaces. From the 336 chosen so far, here’s the top picks.

 
Louis 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.

 
We are all a part of the same thing
By Dominique Falla. The tactile typographer’s most famous piece, that spawned several copycats. See the original post here. Also see my interview with Dominique from 2012.

 
Math Type
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.

 
Lumen Type
Ethereal letters created with water droplets and light. See more.

 
Upstanding Lettering
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.

 
ROID
One of the most influential graffiti artists from the UK and a glimpse at his move from walls to canvas. See more.

 
Shadow type
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.
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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 entires—together with a few of our favourites—just in case you missed them.

 

Typographer’s Top Typefaces

Each issue of 8 Faces magazine asks 8 world-renowned designers to choose their 8 top typefaces. From the 336 chosen so far, here’s the top picks.

Typographer's Top Typefaces

 

Louis 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.

Typographer's Top Typefaces

 

We are all a part of the same thing

By Dominique Falla. The tactile typographer’s most famous piece, that spawned several copycats. See the original post here. Also see my interview with Dominique from 2012.

We are all a part of the same thing

 

Math Type

Experimental type plotted from millions of lines. See more.

Math Type

 

3D Car Park Signage

Innovative, one-point-perspective, signage for a Melbourne car park. See more.

3D Car Park Signage

 

Lumen Type

Ethereal letters created with water droplets and light. See more.

Lumen Type

 

Upstanding Lettering

A look at Yulia Brodskaya’s beautiful paper lettering or ‘quilling’ work. See more.

Upstanding Lettering

 

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.

Type Design at Reading University

 

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

How to design your own typeface

 

The Geometry of Type: Book Review

A concise review of Stephen Coles’ examination of key typefaces . Read it here.

The Geometry of Type: Book Review

 

ROID

One of the most influential graffiti artists from the UK and a glimpse at his move from walls to canvas. See more.

ROID

 

Shadow type

Incredible lettering formed with light and wire. See more.

Shadow type

 

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.

Exmouth Market Print

 

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.

Summer Reading