A journey with an experienced font designer through the creation of a new OpenType font developed for release. This is also part of the training materials for the apprentices of the Hackberry Font Foundry. That’s the blurb on Lulu. This … Continue reading →
Practical Font Design: Parts #1-3 Proof by David Bergsland (Book) in Arts & Photography. We just published a beta proof of the first three parts of the upcoming book called, “Practical Font Design”. It’s a guide to using FontLab to … Continue reading →
Some of you may have heard: David’s retired from teaching and is now focusing on font design. He already has an apprentice with more making plans to join the foundry. Obviously, it was time for some changes. The name comes … Continue reading →
Here is an article from Creative Pro by Michael Murphy on the use of nested styles. He is a marvelous teacher, so I assume that the article is exceptional. I haven’t read it, because I have written similar things. But … Continue reading →
This is an ongoing problem. I have a heck of a time getting my students to make a professional presentation they can use for their portfolio. Designers need to be able to make a presentation to their clients. The list goes on. … Continue reading →
We decided to move everything from Blogger to our site. It will take a while to get everything set up, but this is where we’ll post from now on.
One of the font design apprenticeships is taken so far. There is one more of those. There are still two publishing positions to be filled. Email me for more information. … Continue reading →