If you're writing a story on typography, you should probably check your spelling of designers mentioned.
In which Sharan Shetty can’t spell-check the proper name of infamous designer Massimo Vignelli.
Other than that, it’s a decent look back at 90’s grunge type. But c’mon.
You don’t see people today dressed like Don Draper or Lane Pryce — the business-person equivalents of a business typeface — because fashion has changed, attitudes have changed, the world has changed. But, like cockroaches, Helvetica seems to be poised to survive time and space, no matter what.
Graphic designers of the internet, you’re welcome. (The rap in the middle is legitimately the best part.)
Worth reposting even if you’ve seen this before.
This guy is my new best friend.
Typographer decries the use of Verdana in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, sends Brad Bird (well-designed) hate mail.
Now if we could only get J.J. Abrams to stop using Futura…