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Escoffier Capitaux font featured in ‘In Your Face’

This summer I moved a bunch of my fonts over to MyFonts.com. They have a been a great resource for really interesting fonts, many from independents (like myself) that don’t always make it on to mainstream radar – or get lost in very large catalogs.

Today I found that one of my newest – Escoffier Capitaux – is profiled in the Fall 2008 edition of In Your Face; written up by Joshua Lurie Terrell, founder of the Typographica blog. See: 1st column, part way down.

I’d love to see it being used in a menu somewhere. I’d been tinkering with it on and off for the past 5 years or so.

Book cover design 2008

Here’s a sampling of The New York Times’ fav book covers of 2008  . . .

And I have egg on my face.

Christopher Le, a former student of mine, came up with a similar idea for a similar book (in my old publication design class). And I kinda talked him into doing something else:

Thanks for Campbell for sending this link over.

What to expect in my beginning typography course(s)  . . .

Roman lettering study by James Yassie from steve mehallo’s beginning typography course, Fall 2005

I’ve gotten a lot of questions about the type courses I teach. [Read more →]

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