Publications

PUBLICATIONS | 5 AUGUST 2011

Druk by Berton Hasebe for Bloomberg Businessweek

Berton Hasebe has designed Druk, a condensed sans serif in 4 weights, for Richard Turley and his team at Bloomberg Businessweek.
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PUBLICATIONS | 20 MAY 2011

New widths of Graphik for Esquire and Bon Appétit

Esquire and Bon Appétit have both redesigned, and both are using newly drawn condensed widths of Graphik.
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PUBLICATIONS | 2 MARCH 2011

Ebony by Berton Hasebe for Ebony

Berton Hasebe designed a new slab serif headline typeface in three weights for a complete revamp of the iconic Ebony by new creative director Darhil Crooks, which debuted with the April 2011 issue. Commercial Type also assisted with redrawing the nameplate, marking its first change since the magazine was founded in 1945.
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PUBLICATIONS | 10 FEBRUARY 2011

Granger by Kai Bernau & Susana Carvalho for Esquire

After 5 years with Stag, the US edition of Esquire was ready for a change. In additon to adding two new sections and replacing Stag Sans with Graphik, they also commissioned a new serif display face called Granger, designed by Kai Bernau and Susana Carvalho.
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PUBLICATIONS | 1 SEPTEMBER 2010

Caponi for Entertainment Weekly

Caponi was designed by Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz for a subtle tweak of Entertainment Weekly on the occasion of the magazine's 20th anniversary. Commissioned by (and named for) design director Amid Capeci, Caponi is based very loosely on some of Giambattista Bodoni's earliest types.
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PUBLICATIONS | 22 AUGUST 2010

Pialat by Berton Hasebe for T, the New York Times Style Magazine

Pialat is the latest display face designed by Commercial Type for T, the New York Times Style Magazine. Senior Art Director Chris Martinez was very taken with lettering in the titles for À nos amours, a 1983 film by French director Maurcie Pialat, and asked us to use these forms as the starting point for a new typeface. Berton Hasebe drew the face in two variations, one with conventional hairli...
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PUBLICATIONS | 16 AUGUST 2010

Wyatt for O, the Oprah Magazine

The September 2010 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine debuted with an all new look thanks to publication design specialists Robert Priest and Grace Lee of Priest + Grace, with whom we first worked on Condé Nast Portfolio. Commercial Type partner Paul Barnes created Wyatt, a serif headine typeface in five weights, specially for the redesign.
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PUBLICATIONS | 23 APRIL 2010

Relaunching Bloomberg Businessweek

BusinessWeek relaunched as Bloomberg Businessweek with their latest issue. New creative director Richard Turley asked us to revisit our painstakingly faithful digital revival of Max Miedinger's original Neue Haas Grotesk, which had been commissioned but not ultimately used by The Guardian in 2004.
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PUBLICATIONS | 29 MARCH 2010

A new look for Creative Review

Popular UK design magazine Creative Review unveiled a new look with April's issue, which is just now hitting newsstands. The cover features a new logotype drawn by Commercial Type partner Paul Barnes based on his upcoming release Dala Floda, which is also used for display typography throughout the magazine, along with Kai Bernau's Lyon Display and Lyon Text.
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PUBLICATIONS | 16 AUGUST 2009

Karl for T, the New York Times Style Magazine

With their 5th Anniversary issue, T, the New York Times Sunday style magazine, has unveiled their first complete redesign since the magazine was founded. As part of this redesign, Berton Hasebe has drawn a hairline Fraktur called Karl.
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