Typeface

07.10.14
Bic boils down the world's handwriting into one average typeface
07.10.14

Bic boils down the world's handwriting into one average typeface

As time marches on and the world grows smaller, we're left with the understanding that we - you, m...

By C. Velazco,   07.10.14
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05.30.14
Twitter abandons one of humanity's most widely used fonts
05.30.14

Twitter abandons one of humanity's most widely used fonts

The next time you visit Twitter.com things may look a little different, now that the site is rolli...

By R. Lawler,   05.30.14
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04.14.14
This smiley face is either a perfectly fitting typo or the world's first emoticon
04.14.14

This smiley face is either a perfectly fitting typo or the world's first emoticon

It turns out that the emoticon might be a bit older than we originally thought. Literary critic Le...

By T. Seppala,   04.14.14
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10.31.13
Google Fonts now lets you experiment with typefaces in a free app
10.31.13

Google Fonts now lets you experiment with typefaces in a free app

Google has a lot of free fonts on offer, but it's hard to know how they'll look on a website witho...

By J. Fingas,   10.31.13
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09.04.13
Font created with an iPhone in a dark room
09.04.13

Font created with an iPhone in a dark room

What do you get when you take a motion graphics designer, an iPhone and a dark room, and put them...

By S. Sande,   09.04.13
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10.18.11
Roboto font and the new design philosophy of Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich
10.18.11

Roboto font and the new design philosophy of Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich

When it came time to talk Ice Cream Sandwich, Matias Duarte started the conversation (or is it lect...

By T. O'Brien,   10.18.11
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10.12.11
Embrace your obsessive inner typefacer with 'KernType,' a game about kerning
10.12.11

Embrace your obsessive inner typefacer with 'KernType,' a game about kerning

It's rare that we separate ourselves from our readers when choosing pieces to post on Joystiq, bu...

By B. Gilbert,   10.12.11
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02.13.10
Macworld 2010: TypeDNA
02.13.10

Macworld 2010: TypeDNA

On the last day of Macworld, I caught up with the guys from TypeDNA to take a look at what I soon r...

By B. Terpstra,   02.13.10
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02.02.10
TUAW giveaway: Typewar for 10 lucky winners
02.02.10

TUAW giveaway: Typewar for 10 lucky winners

If you read our little review of Typewar yesterday, you already know that it's an elegant and fun ga...

By S. Sande,   02.02.10
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