A visual introduction to OpenType Features

A visual introduction to OpenType Features

What are OpenType features? Fonts that are equipped with OpenType Features provide alternative glyphs (like swashes or historical letterforms) and variants, they can modify the joining behaviour of two or more characters through ligatures,  and can even produce...
The making of Luba Luft

The making of Luba Luft

One of the things I had in mind when designing my latest script font, Luba Luft, was to keep the energy and the dynamic from my previous design (the Saul Bass-themed font Bassanova) and transforming it into a script font. Plus, I wanted to go back to drawing letters,...

A quick guide to OpenType

In case you‘ve been wondering where the various OT features can be accessed in which program, here‘s a handy guide for you that covers the usual suspects as far as software goes. Of the Adobe programs, InDesign support the most OT features at this point, Adobe...