William Berkson is a philosopher and author of Fields of Force, Learning from Error, and the forthcoming Avot: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Life.
They are based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, one of the places from which a new wave of typographic invention and enthusiasm swept through Latin America over the past decade. The name of their foundry simply means “typeface” or “piece of type” in Spanish — though in slang it also means “guy”. Since its inception, Tipo has aimed to provide highly usable, well-wrought fonts for the discerning publications designer. Among the type designers they convinced to join them is Argentina’s pioneer of digital typography, Rubén Fontana, and their library is expanding. Meet Darío M. Muhafara and Eduardo Rodríguez Tunni, two men with a mission.
The quintessential jack of all trades of multimedia creations, founded in 2000 BCE (or maybe it was just “CE”), Active Depth has been designing, crafting, producing, constructi...fusing, conceptualizing, prototyping, manufacturing, and creating things with both form and function for, if our calculations are correct, over four thousand years.
Maury McCown has been making fonts since 1992, with his earliest design offerings being available at his previous Mac-related news and design web site, RAILhead Design. He was also one of the first designers to make custom, personalized, handwritten fonts available to the public at an affordable price. His work and efforts have been part of the Mac Community for over 15 years, and he has recently returned to his love of type design.
As a high school student, Frederick Awich found himself utilizing a number of unique typefaces in his projects with the aim of conveying a distinct and superlative aura in his works. This fascination with the general use and proper aesthetic implementations of fonts led to the design of his first typeface during the summer between his 9th and 10th grade years.