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Creative Characters S3 E5: Changing the game with Maureen Raisch.

After 18 years designing for some of the biggest names in professional sports, Maureen Raisch embarks on a new journey as the first-ever Creative Director for the National Women’s Soccer League. In this week’s episode she reflects on the importance of visibility and inclusivity in sports branding, the power of design to elevate women’s sports, and what she calls her own “personal rebrand.”

Premier League.

Premier League: a brand identity that works hard, plays hard.

8 reasons why you should pay for fonts.

Paid fonts are superior to free fonts in a variety of ways (and no, we’re not just saying that because we sell fonts). Learn what separates a premium font from a free font from experts at Monotype. 


Utility, authority, and a hint of steel for Bekaert.

Monotype designed a pair of custom typefaces for global market leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies, Bekaert, creating a bold, modernist design that speaks to the company’s extensive history and industrial heritage. The typefaces are an integral part of a company-wide rebrand, led by Interbrand and designed to support Bekaert’s ambition to be the leading partner in shaping the way we live and move: safe, smart, sustainable.

Creative Characters S3 E4: Making the Monotype Type Trends report with Terrance Weinzierl and Emilios Theofanous.

This week, we take you behind the scenes of one of Monotype’s biggest, and most anticipated campaigns of the year: the annual Type Trends report. Tune in to hear from the report’s curators, Creative Type Directors Terrance Weinzierl and Emilios Theofanous on their experiences producing the report.

Creative Characters S3 E3: Getting into the ‘heavy stuff’ with Aaron James Draplin.

We are thrilled to have Aaron Draplin on the podcast this week and to dig into the “heavy stuff” with him – existential musings on life and building a career, the importance of hanging on to your inner kid, and the “weird little spot” he’s in as he approaches 50 turns around the sun.

Creative Characters S3 E2: Iterative, content-first design with In-House International.

Monotype’s Executive Creative Director, Charles Nix, speaks with guests Michu Benaim Steiner and Lope Gutierrez-Ruiz, about their Texas-based design studio, In-House International. They’ve done type work for over 100 clients, and their typeface Perfora was recently featured in Monotype’s Type Trends Report. Keep reading for a behind-the-scenes look into their creative process.

Creative Characters S3 E1: Jim Moran, Preserving print history at the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum.

In our first episode of Season 3, we welcome the new Senior Director of the Monotype Studio, Tom Rickner, as a first-time host. Tom speaks with Jim Moran, master printer and collections officer for the internationally-known Hamilton Wood Type Museum. Keep reading for a glimpse into the museum’s history and to learn why the letterpress is still so important today.