Typography Advent Calendar: Z

December 26, 2017

It’s the last day of Christmas! So let’s finish up the advent calendar with Z featuring the German variant with a stroke.

Typography Advent Calendar: Y

December 25, 2017

One more thing: It’s still Christmas and few letters of the alphabet are missing. Merry Christmas, here’s a Y :)

X D

December 24, 2017

Merry #Xmas to all my followers! Luckily the 24th letter of the alphabet is a X as in Xmas. Just perfect for a #typography #adentcalendar ;) “The ‘X’ comes from the Greek letter Chi, which is the first letter of the Greek word Χριστός,...

Typography Advent Calendar: Ẇ

December 23, 2017

Weihnachten steht vor der Tür. Und Tür Nummer 23 hat ein sehr weihnachtliches W: Ẇ – zu finden als U+1E86. Who knows what this letter stands for? I included it in my own typeface. But still I need to research its usage.

Typography Advent Calendar: V

December 22, 2017

To find out what V stands for was pretty easy. But does it match the Christmas time? At least some lights are burning at the end. So here’s door № 22.

Typography Advent Calendar: all variants of the u

December 21, 2017

When you design a #typeface, there’s a bunch of glyphs you need to create to support different languages. So today’s door of the #adventcalendar shows all variants of an “u” the way Glyphs.app does while you’re working on the design.

Typography Advent Calendar: Ț

December 20, 2017

Today let me introduce you to the Romanian Christmas cuisine: Sărmăluțe It’s cooked with a T and a comma as typical Romanian ingredients—thanks to @Timea Konya for the help!

Q

December 19, 2017

In memory of the man who portrayed the inventor of the most exciting presents ever, who died this day eighteen years ago. How do you like the very minimal design of the Q?