Alex John Lucas a Typeface Designer
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Type Blog

Type Blog is a blog dedicated to Typography. It addresses topics regarding the typeface design process, font design, and typography. Type Blog is a work of the typeface designer Alex John Lucas.

Posts tagged Fonts
30 Great Free Fonts

Designers are always searching for the next best typeface that they can use for their project. But sometimes you and your client don’t have the budget to purchase a new typeface for your project. So here is a list of the best typefaces that are online and can be used for both display and text.

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Exploring End User Licensing Agreements

Protecting the design of your typefaces is important, but legal is hard. Learn about End User Licensing Agreements (EULA) for type design, how other foundries have crafted their EULA and help build an Open Source EULA generator that everyone can use.

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Do We Really Need Another Helvetica?

Every designer has an opinion on Helvetica. With the release of Monotypes Helvetica Now we discuss whether the world really needs another version of Helvetica?

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Font Pairing Guide

Ever had problems deciding how to pair fonts? This blog post and and infographic provide an easy introduction to pairing fonts.

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Welcome to Type Blog

Welcome to Type Blog. A place where Alex John Lucas shares information about designing typefaces, and typography at large.

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3 Steps to Start Designing Typefaces

These are the 3 steps that I use when I begin to design a new typeface.

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