Tag: Type design

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Creative Characters S3 E10: Finding the “feels” with Picsart’s Scott Walker.

In this week’s episode, Monotype’s Bill Connolly sits down with Scott Walker, Executive Creative Director at Picsart, to learn about his own design process, which began in a print shop and has led him to work with some of the world’s most popular brands.

Studios we love: the stories of CoType, Naïma Ben Ayed Bureau, and XYZ Type

Creative Characters S3 E9: Studios we love: the stories of CoType, Naïma Ben Ayed Bureau, and XYZ Type.

Creative Characters S3 E9: Studios we love: the stories of CoType, Naïma Ben Ayed Bureau, and XYZ Type.

This week’s episode is a triple threat. Monotype Executive Creative Directors Charles, Phil, and Tom spoke with Jesse Ragan and Ben Kiel of XYZ Type, Mark Bloom of CoType, and Naïma Ben Ayed Bureau, respectively, highlighting some of our favorite studios and designers making great type today.

Foundry Stories. From Monotype Fonts.

If you’re here, you likely use, appreciate, and maybe even love type. You might have a favorite (or least favorite) font. Like any good piece of art, each font has an origin, a story, and a team of passionate creators that brought it to life. How much do you know about the designers and creators of those letterforms? Hear from some of our favorite designers about how they got started, what inspires their work, and how Monotype helps deliver their designs to your screens.

Exploring all things novel and familiar with Mark Simonson

Creative Characters S3 E7: Exploring all things novel and familiar with Mark Simonson.

Creative Characters S3 E8: Big brands, ideas, and big breaks with Tongal’s James DeJulio.

In this week’s episode, Monotype’s Bill Connolly sits down with James DeJulio, co-founder and CEO of Tongal, a “studio on demand” that boasts an impressive roster of clients like LEGO, PayPal, NBC Universal, and more.

Creative Characters S3 E7: Exploring all things novel and familiar with Mark Simonson.

Mark Simonson has designed some of the most widely used typefaces in the world. Host Charles Nix sits down to talk influences, process, and why truly memorable work – such as Simonson’s versatile, legible, and wildly ubiquitous Proxima Nova – has to be “both novel and familiar.”

Webinar: Type Trends 2023 & How to Use Them

When it comes to trends, timing is everything.

Creative Characters S3 E6: Bringing design to the masses with Canva’s Andrew Green.

Monotype’s Executive Creative Director, Charles Nix, sat down with Canva’s Head of Design, Andrew Green, to talk about his own international career beginning at agencies in New York and Hong Kong and circling back to Canva, where he now oversees the design leadership team in Melbourne.

Creative Characters S3 E5: Changing the game with Maureen Raisch

Maureen Raisch has spent the past 18 years designing for some of the biggest names in professional sports - from MLB team rebrands to marquee events for the NHL and NFL, including the Super Bowl. Now, as she embarks on a new journey as the first-ever Creative Director for the National Women’s Soccer League, Maureen 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.”

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.”

Making the Type Trends Report.

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.

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.