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Apple Debuted A Brand-New Custom Typeface With Its Watch

Apple Debuted A Brand-New Custom Typeface With Its Watch

Something I was watching closely as the Apple Watch was revealed today: Which typeface would grace this shiny, tiny new device? Well, it’s not Helvetica, the troublesome font that Apple recently adopted for its iOS and OS applications. It’s a brand-new typeface that was designed for excellent readability — by…

The Man Who Designed Verdana And Georgia Describes A Life Making Fonts

The Man Who Designed Verdana And Georgia Describes A Life Making Fonts

Read a magazine, book or website and you’ll see the product of Matthew Carter’s labors all over it — because he’s the guy who designed hundreds of fonts, including Verdana and Georgia. In this video, he describes the interaction between technology and design in the creation of typefaces.