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Welcome to the Weekly Typographic — a fun podcast talking about this week's most amazing articles in the world of typography, keeping you up-to-date on the wonderful world of type. Each week we'll discuss the cool news we've found, what we're working on, and answer burning questions about design & fontmaking.

The Weekly Typographic The League of Moveable Type

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Welcome to the Weekly Typographic — a fun podcast talking about this week's most amazing articles in the world of typography, keeping you up-to-date on the wonderful world of type. Each week we'll discuss the cool news we've found, what we're working on, and answer burning questions about design & fontmaking.

    The Lost Art of the Ex Libris, Burger King's Rebrand & Fictional Fonts

    The Lost Art of the Ex Libris, Burger King's Rebrand & Fictional Fonts

    The Lost Art of the Ex Libris, Burger King's Rebrand & Fictional Fonts
    This week we've got a handful of interesting stories to share. The highly discussed new BK branding, some fictional typography, a video from one of our favorite entertaining type nerds, and a bunch more! Not to mention our deep dive into the the beautiful art of Ex Libris designs.

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    • 38 min
    Our Favorite Share-worthy Font Reads of 2020 ✨

    Our Favorite Share-worthy Font Reads of 2020 ✨

    Our Favorite Share-worthy Font Reads of 2020 ✨
    As the end of the year rolls around, we present our final ✨holiday edition✨ Weekly Typographic! Our "greatest hits" list this week is all about our favorite share-worthy font reads we found this year.

    While we are in the season of giving, how about giving your friends some quality, nerdy, typographic fun! You can blow their minds with generative fonts, teach them a thing or two with Ohno Type School, and give them a beautiful site to stare at with Reagen Ray's Jazz Musician Lettering, and a bunch more.

    If you love what we're doing, share this roundup with a fellow type nerd. ❤️

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    • 26 min
    Our Favorite Free Resources From 2020 💫

    Our Favorite Free Resources From 2020 💫

    Our Favorite Free Resources from 2020 💫
    We're back again with another special holiday edition Weekly Typographic! Our "greatest hits" list this week is all about our favorite free resources we found this year. Each of these links are bookmark-worthy, and have already provided us with so much value. Letterform Archive's Online Archive will provide endless inspiration from yesteryear, Unblast will make your next design mockup painless, and Freelancer Resources will give you everything you need to jumpstart your self-employed career—plus so much more!

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    • 35 min
    Our Favorite Free Font Finds from 2020 ✨

    Our Favorite Free Font Finds from 2020 ✨

    Our Favorite Free Font Finds from 2020 ✨
    As the last few weeks of the year roll around, we've decided to approach the newsletter a little bit differently this month. These special ✨holiday edition✨ Weekly Typographics will feature "greatest hits" lists for different categories of links we shared this past year.

    This week we're presenting our favorite free font finds from 2020. Nearly all of these were included in our member-exclusive content this year, so if you're loving what you're seeing here, you'll definitely want to check out the membership.

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    The Futura Underdog, A Font-Lover Gift Guide + Pricing Advice

    The Futura Underdog, A Font-Lover Gift Guide + Pricing Advice

    The Futura Underdog, A Font-Lover Gift Guide + Pricing Advice
    This week we're chatting about an incredible round-up of type-related articles and resources. We share a gift guide for all the type enthusiasts in your life, shell out some Chris Do-approved pricing advice for freelancers, and talk about the nearly unknown Futura copycat called Spartan, that was largely influential in America's graphic design history.

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    • 34 min
    Interview with 'Designing Type' Author & Educator Karen Cheng

    Interview with 'Designing Type' Author & Educator Karen Cheng

    Interview with 'Designing Type' Author & Educator Karen Cheng
    We have a special episode for you this week—an interview with the inimitable Karen Cheng! Karen has been teaching type design at the University of Washington in Seattle for over 20 years and in 2006 wrote the book 'Designing Type', which has since become a staple on type design bookshelves around the world. We chat about her process for writing and creating such a detailed and robust educational resource and her experience teaching type design to undergrad design students. You won't want to miss this one!

    • 56 min

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Fun, upbeat, and full of awesomeness

I enjoy listening to this show every week. Olivia and Micah keep things light and fun while packing an amazing amount of value into each show. As a typeface designer who is starting out, The Weekly Typographic has been a fantastic resource!

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