Typeface of the Week: Skia

Skia is a humanist, sans serif typeface designed by world-renowned typographer Matthew Carter as a system font for Apple Computers in 1994. It’s history is rooted in ancient greek handwriting, and it’s name comes from the greek word for “shadow.” The font is also significant … Read MoreTypeface of the Week: Skia

Typeface of the Week: FF Meta

FF Meta is a humanist sans-serif typeface family designed by Erik Spiekermann originally as a commission for the Deutsche Bundespost (West German Post Office), but later released by Spiekermann himself in 1991 through his FontFont library. According to Spiekermann, FF Meta was intended to be a “complete antithesis of Helvetica,” which he found “boring and bland.”