This weeks In the Net is a full of typographic goodness. It includes a beautifully designed printed takeaway by Manual Creative, web tools to help you find the best type combinations and a new typeface designed to help dyslexics read faster. Enjoy.
Google recently rolled out a new visual language across all it’s different platforms and devices. In turn, Google instructed California based design studio Manual Creative to create a limited edition printed takeaway for it’s 2014 I/O conference.
Designers that work with type will sometimes come up against a brick wall when looking for a unique font combination. Type Genius allows users to simply and smartly ‘find the perfect font combo for your next project’.
Bored of the Helvetica based system font on your OS X Yosemite? Well now you can change it! In just a few easy steps, you can change the look of Yosemite (for the better).
This is a treat for the type nerds among us. An in-depth look into Kris Sowersby’s design of a new typeface for the Financial Times. Particularly noteable for it’s honesty, the Creative Review article shows an interest in early misdirections and how just a small word from colleagues can influence a whole project. Warning! type nerd alert rating: high.
Designed by young Dutch designer Christian Boer, Dyslexie focuses on making sure letters are distinguishable enough from one and other. Vast studies have shown that 84% of readers with dyslexia could read the text faster using Dyslexie font rather than a standard typeface.