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Confessions of a variator

The last 25 years have created what I think of as the fog of modern typography. Now the combination of existing technologies, and new Technologies are spreading a whole new level of quality, functionality and performance over the foggy old system. While not directly breaking from the old, the new technologies allow us to clear… Continue reading Confessions of a variator

Amstelvar and Roboto Flex: Unprecedented Flexibility in Text Typography

Bété Type Design is research by Adam Yeo that aims to promote the Bété script through design and graphic design projects by addressing how to apply it in modern graphic design directions. This project aims mainly to provide designers with a methodological and theoretical basis for integrating the Bété script into modern graphic design. The… Continue reading Amstelvar and Roboto Flex: Unprecedented Flexibility in Text Typography

Calibrating Type

Working on truly advanced and inclusive typography could not begin until variation technology was implemented five years ago. With the introduction of variable fonts, significant gains were made, from compression and animation to smoother weight, width, and optical size transitions. Many interesting font products have been introduced since the launch of variable fonts, but few… Continue reading Calibrating Type