News from 2016

STENCILS | 28 MARCH 2016

Post No Bills: Tanja in use

Our neighborhood in New York is full of construction sites, so we made some stencils to see how Tanja would work in a more utilitarian setting.
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RELEASES | 22 MARCH 2016

New release: Tanja

Typefaces made from circles are an intriguing proposition for graphic designers. Many are created for technical reasons, such as for dot matrix printers, or for large screens at sports events. Usually these are simple sans serif forms, but Tanja is something unique; a Renaissance dot typeface.
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EVENTS | TOUR, LECTURES | 11 MARCH 2016

Christian speaking in Montréal

Christian will be speaking in Montréal on Friday 11 March, at an event hosted by Concordia University.
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Friday, 11 March 2016, Doors open at 5:30

Concordia University

1515 St. Catherine St. West

EV 6.720 (6th floor, enter from the garage door)

Montreal, Quebec H3G 2W1

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EVENTS | 8 MARCH 2016

Type Tuesday at St Bride Library

Paul will be MCing Eye Magazine's next Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library.
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Tuesday, 8 March 2016

St Bride Library

14 Bride Lane

London EC4Y 8EQ

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19:00 to 22:00
RELEASES | 29 FEBRUARY 2016

New release: Algebra by Susana Carvalho and Kai Bernau

Algebra is a broad-shouldered slab serif typeface built on superelliptical forms, designed by Susana Carvalho and Kai Bernau. Its loose spacing gives a remarkably comfortable texture in text, and its crisp detailing gives a distinctive and serious feeling at display sizes. Algebra balances strength with elegance.
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EVENTS | 24 FEBRUARY 2016

Coralie Bickford-Smith & Paul Barnes speaking in Reading

Paul will appear in conversation with author Coralie Bickford-Smith in celebration of Reading 2016 Year of Culture. The event will be MCed by Eric Kindel.
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Wednesday, 24 February 2016, beginning at 19:30

Waterstones Reading - Broad Street

United Reform Building

89a Broad Street

Reading, RG1 2AP

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RELEASES | 26 JANUARY 2016

New release: Marr Sans Condensed

Commercial Type’s second release of 2016 is Marr Sans Condensed, an expansion of Marr Sans. Designed by young Croatian designer Hrvoje Živčić, its a welcome addition to the original developed by Paul Barnes and Dave Foster in 2014.
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RELEASES | 12 JANUARY 2016

New release: Action Condensed by Erik van Blokland

Action Condensed was designed for the screen by Dutch type design legend Erik van Blokland, who was looking for typefaces for interface design without an overtly neutral personality. Each of the family’s four weights has three grades on the same width, allowing text to change weight on rollover without disrupting the layout.
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