This is a character design pattern learned last week during John Stevens Capital’s Immersion Class — the Ogee Curve. Stevens used it to describe the small inward cup, or “dip” present in the Monumental Capital (AKA Trajan) top stem serif.
The Em Dash is a long horizontal stroke or rule[r] that follows the same typographic expression of the typeface: weight, contrast, stress, and terminals. This means that in specific cases (eg. Humanist, Monospace, Script of Graphic) its terminals might be angled. It is vertically centered on the lowercase characters and has the width of the… Continue reading Em Dash
Wouldn’t it be great if a Type Designer worked at the European Union? Some thirty draft designs for a euro currency symbol were drawn up internally by the European Commission (…) Microsoft and other vendors have chosen to make glyphs for the symbol to be font and style specific (…) to make the euro symbol… Continue reading Euro