DIN 1451

DIN 1451 is a sans-serif typeface that is widely used for traffic, administrative and technical applications. It was defined by the German standards body DIN - Deutsches Institut für Normung (German Institute for Standardization) in the standard sheet DIN 1451-Schriften (typefaces) in 1931.

36 Days of Type - Clarendon


About Clarendon Clarendon is a slab-serif typeface that was created by Robert Besley for Thorowgood and Co. (or Thorowgood and Besley) of London, a letter foundry often known as the Fann Street Foundry. It was apparently named after the Clarendon Press in Oxford.The typeface was published in 1845 after Besley, an employee of the foundry since 1826, was made a partner in the firm. Due to its popularity, Besley registered the typeface under Britain's Ornamental Designs Act of 1842. The patent expired three years later, and other foundries were quick to copy it. Besley was nonetheless successful in business, and...

36 Days of Type - A

For the 3rd edition of 36 Days of Type project I wanted to do something a bit different. The previous 2 yrs I've participated, I put a different spin on every character. Different typefaces, including some hand drawn. Experimented with different textures, colors, looks etc. This year I wanted to make it more informative and focus a bit more on the history of the top typefaces in graphic designers libraries for years from all over the world! A cool looking visual resource that everybody could enjoy. But I also wanted to do something else. I want to share it with...
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