Posts Tagged ‘typefoundry’

Good video: Michael and Winifred Bixler Press and Letterfoundry

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

A good profile of typefounder Michael Bixler. Love that foundry and composing room!

Michael and Winifred Bixler Press and Letterfoundry from Mary M Jones on Vimeo.

Thanks to Michael Russem for the link.

— Paul Razzell

Great article on stencilled lettering by James Mosley

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

For anyone who has admired stencilled lettering in public spaces in France or who admires James Mosley’s erudite examinations of such things, read his latest post at Typefoundry.

‘Stern’ font a typographic first

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

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A font issued simultaneously in metal and digital forms? You bet. The P22 Typefoundry is taking orders for Jim Rimmer’s Stern type as a 14A 28a font (16 pt on 18 pt only) or as a digital font. “The response to the metal version of Stern has been overwhelming,” reports P22, who must be the only commercial foundry to offer metal and digital versions of a single face. As someone who has used Jim’s metal type for many years (and who learned how to engrave and cast from Jim) I can attest to the high quality of his casting. And what does Stern look like? See here.

–Paul Razzell