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Ampersand & pencils

  • By Liron
  • 4 July, 2013
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Last week I went to Ampersand conference in Brighton. The conference was great (and relevant), made me understand how much I’ve learned (type) and how much more I have to … Continue Reading →


Cultural weight

  • By Liron
  • 21 June, 2013
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I was working on the bold weight for my typeface when Gerard Unger told me to “go bolder!”. I thought that I was going bolder, both in weight and courage… … Continue Reading →


Mem; or- the hard ones

  • By Liron
  • 21 April, 2013
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In this post, I will share a bit of the frustration and the fussiness included in the process of designing a specific letter or glyph. The process involves a lot of observing: looking … Continue Reading →


Highlights from the Plantin-Moretus Museum, part 2

  • By Liron
  • 4 April, 2013
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As promised, some more images from the Plantin-Moretus Museum in Antwerp, taken during the MATD course trip. The beautiful punches of Guillaume Le Bé, for one of his Hebrew typefaces: (about … Continue Reading →



My guest post #3 cc: DesignBreak

A reminder: once in two weeks I am writing a guest post for DesignBreak blog. Here, you can read the intro Einat wrote for the series, and this is the complet post serias … Continue Reading →


Amharic, here I come!!!!

I’m very behind on the posts regarding my progress with the typeface, but anyways I think it is still relevant to write about the beginning of the process. To begin, … Continue Reading →


Catalogues, and what you find in them

This week, in Michael Twyman’s session, we saw catalogues from the late 19th century up to 1930. I won’t go through all the beautiful catalogues we saw, but I do want to … Continue Reading →