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Hoefler&Co. @HoeflerCo New York City

H&Co designs typefaces. @JonathanHoefler tweeting, often about typography. Need help? We’re at support@typography.com.

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Joined Twitter 3/21/07


@imjameshall @destroytoday Hardest part of running your own business is ACTUALLY not working on the weekend.
12/10
2018
For Christmas delivery, this is the week to visit the Hoefler&Co Design Shop for those last-minute typographic stoc… https://t.co/n6m8b2mrmN
12/9
2018
And a big thanks to @noelnunezcaba for his contributions here, and for treating the typography with such care, and… https://t.co/IenVODc9rMAbsolutely hands down THE most beautiful, inventive, and appropriate use of our Obsidian typeface that I've ever se… https://t.co/gLlFphbIzH
12/8
2018
@AliceGraphix Hi Jen! Sarah here from H&Co. No plans for this at the moment but not a bad idea!Says it all. https://t.co/z4PP8Ue27HI am in tears. I went to the wiki entry for female photographers (“Women photographers”) looking for information on… https://t.co/QHQWpiLOJh
Retweeted by Hoefler&Co. @rands Yes. I usually discover this once it’s in my pocket.
12/7
2018
@aaronbell Cheeky! We're on it. Thanks, Aaron.The white "sprites" one sees against the blue sky — as distinguished from "floaters" — have a ***fascinating*** exp… https://t.co/fTyGr76jGp
12/6
2018
Another lovely ampersand from Thorowgood! This is the "Six line pica shaded" roman, again from Thorowgood's 1825 sp… https://t.co/AWCPDc9XE6
12/5
2018
One of the great ampersands: this is the "Eight-Line Pica Italic Shaded" from the 1825 type specimen of William Tho… https://t.co/lT7GwnBuMu
12/4
2018
Some lovely 19th century styles carved in wood, outside a shop in Copenhagen. @ColinMFord had told me to be on the… https://t.co/qBUURsmexJ @juliangerace Hi Julian! Sarah here from H&Co. I sincerely apologize for the trouble you had getting your issue res… https://t.co/C4yxCcS40QIt's *almost* an actually clever marketing gimmick. https://t.co/flobQrr0cf
12/3
2018
Since I suspect @KoryStamper will be too gracious to plug her own book, let me heartily recommend her “Word by Word… https://t.co/HCL8lRkvEs @KBAndersen "If the average citizen is guaranteed equal opportunity in the polling place" 😢 @brewsternorth I had the same thought!
12/2
2018
Small Joys of Type Travel, part II: unfamiliar combinations. The italic K is my favorite character in Didot Italic,… https://t.co/CNu17y3Bug @LangeAlexandra (Shades of David Foster Wallace's "Most Photographed Barn in America." Works every time!))Working on an all-hands-on-deck project with the entire H&Co type team, plus our alum @andyclymer, and I *can't* *w… https://t.co/oYNlJG0Z76 @TiroTypeworks @theoriginalecs @theorosendorf @espiekermann @frerejones @reichenstein @typegirl @timbrown @TypeEdhttps://t.co/kT0EFjYrPa
12/1
2018
From @TypeLettering, on behalf of @houseindustries, and the many, many people whose lives were touched by Mr. Rich… https://t.co/RNghj6zoy4Most Photographed G in Copenhagen? #g #typefacedesign #typetravel #Copenhagen https://t.co/ebm4H39vWiWeird Black Dot Actually Part Of Bowl https://t.co/Hs84jGR95X https://t.co/nYYznOjP7c
Retweeted by Hoefler&Co.Well this incidental screen cap says it all. RIP @FilmStruck https://t.co/3GIHE04wNo @plettre Totally. Also: "OMG, this is free? I can just… come here? and ask questions? and get answers? and see incr… https://t.co/6qymPXIhtG @billtilley1973 @CutForTime I've been watching this ever since @CutForTime mentioned it. An iconic television momen… https://t.co/aJm6gbhgZkUse public libraries. Share your discoveries. Credit the experts who helped guide your explorations. They are even… https://t.co/BJFjaW2pLnSome months from now, an H&Co blog post will emerge to expand on this point. Until then: SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARIAN.
11/30
2018
For the traveling typeface designer, an additional small pleasure is getting to see more of the characters in your… https://t.co/UlvHPMyaYH
11/29
2018
I have a better photo, but it's accidentally cropped after "MAGA," and: no.Gilded lettering catching the first rays after sunrise. #copenhagen https://t.co/9oKBCfYVZt @Lorp That took me a minute.
11/28
2018
@rebecca_n Hi Rebecca! Sarah here from H&Co. In order for the fonts to load on secure and non-secure pages you will… https://t.co/IEPf0A2QTLJust a thought, if you indicate "porcelain collection" and "toilets" in the same direction, any misunderstandings a… https://t.co/SW7a0LyYmk
11/27
2018
@riceid I suspect that we generally are.Title plate of an 1834 map of the moon, from the fantastic MOON exhibit at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Denm… https://t.co/HvGFOesbKK
11/26
2018
@hardwig Whoa! Thanks, Florian!
11/25
2018
I ran into this Ø more than expected in Copenhagen. It's a fave. #letterforms #morphology #accents https://t.co/zztSqo30La @MaxTemkin Maybe just the hood? Asking for a friend. #pulp_fiction_Bring_Out_The_Gimp.mp3 @mollykh !!! I had no idea — what a provenance!
11/24
2018
More lovely Danish scripts. Nice to return to Copenhagen with a better smartphone than I had in 2005, to capture so… https://t.co/bDrJa219oZ @typotheque Ingenious! Love it. @MaxTemkin Hood included? Y/NSome terribly sad news about a generous, funny, and talented friend. Gerard touched the lives and inspired the care… https://t.co/Vn44PivKnK
11/23
2018
Quite a collection of styles on this 19th c. embroiderd sampler: a backslant Ronde, a backslant Fraktur, and backsl… https://t.co/2TFWh7Tl8b @dmltwo @heronpress @hamiltonwoodtyp Anything for pilgrims to Two Rivers!
11/22
2018
This trip to Copenhagen has been very bitmappy. #lace #embroidery #thermostat #elevator #LED #strangehashtags https://t.co/PFGDipcZnF @heronpress @dmltwo Thanks for the kind words!Delighted to be in such good company, alongside @jessicahische's beautiful, charming, and NYT best-selling (!) "Tom… https://t.co/3qrDamoquiBig thanks to @FastCompany for including our Typographic Ticket Book in their list of 50 Inspired Holiday Gifts!… https://t.co/afFbNcHhAL @codeorg Always happy to contribute!What makes #HourOfCode so recognizable? Part of it is our font! A big thanks to @HoeflerCo for helping us maintain… https://t.co/FhlS6Wtqod
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11/21
2018
One of our rarer typefaces: "Trafalgar," from the Numbers collection. (https://t.co/w2AVSomszN) Lovely to see it in… https://t.co/csiNxpt8r8 @OhBendy Nice observation — I agree. The asymmetric spacing of “OMA” in “Omaha” is definitely affected by the gravi… https://t.co/dXHxVjmiow
11/20
2018
We're happy to introduce these nine new backslants… — jk; just wanted to give our designers heart attacks. A littl… https://t.co/9jBPDiaU97 @michaelbierut @TheeBlog @DesignMuseum @Dazarbeygui @gerardhuerta Ah! Thanks. For some reason I thought Gerry also… https://t.co/jyD30vXbwH @michaelbierut @DesignMuseum @Dazarbeygui Say, wasn’t @gerardhuerta involved in these? (Or just the others?)
11/19
2018
@aditiger28 And +100 for EV charging! :)A big thanks to Scott Boms at the Facebook Analog Research Laboratory, for sparing an original copy of a poster tha… https://t.co/MtyxHEJWeT @ftrain 'struth. @GlennF My pleasure! @NoraReed why can’t i vote both; twitter sucks @hautepop When one realizes that “salad” once meant “a cold dish,” it explains so much. Still, #disgusting @ftrain “Overwhelment?” @GlennF It looks like Hadriano by Frederic W. Goudy, IIRC
11/17
2018
@union_io So JFK. @g_benderski @NYT_first_said Oh, I hadn’t — fun stuff, thanks!Gotham, just part of the layered lettering that is New York. #lettering #contrast #nyc #graffiti #hoeflerco https://t.co/JuoCtj579C @mrherbivore Hi Derek! Sarah here from H&Co. We would be happy to look into that for you- mind sending over some ad… https://t.co/tbDpLDq8M7Biologists, and type designers, are excited about the discovery of a new kind of life form named “Hemimastix kukwes… https://t.co/nQEc8sMqQs @nondescriptes By the way: the Numberall company might be worth investigating. @nondescriptes I look forward to learning more!
11/16
2018
@jaykay109 @BenjaminAhr @CutForTime @Sarcher This one’s definitely on my mountain.Ponderous lettering. I wonder who looked at this beaux arts brick and terra cotta building with rusticated windows,… https://t.co/LUz8FSR8itEven when I’m deep in the halls of academe, researching an obscure 19th century typeface, the Friends of DeSoto are… https://t.co/c1QvhLUZtu
11/15
2018
@philipleff Hah! Thanks, Philip. That one looks… alien? suggestive? something. (Definitely does not put me in the m… https://t.co/MbCm2DTu47 @NickSherman I owe you a pizza, and I'll even bring along a manicule. Thanks for these! @fredgatesdesign @dianabhenriques Nice, Fred — and thank you!An early 20th c. ship's compass. It's interesting to see how much these numbers resemble the ones on old gas pumps,… https://t.co/erklQO3X80Type peeps in NYC: what’s your favorite outdoor manicule (pointing hand) in Manhattan? I’m thinking about something… https://t.co/ZjnWY11t50 @MattMcGillvray @marathonfonts @okaytype @SignalType @klimtypefoundry @espiekermann Welcome, Matt! Here are a few o… https://t.co/C8Pgzre1uS
11/14
2018
Is there, in recreational linguistics, a name for words like "TOYOTA," or for that matter HAWAII, TAHITI, TATTOO, o… https://t.co/R9ixwfUCfY
11/13
2018
The unmistakeable lettering of old New York: this is one of the old 'humpback' signs, some of which lasted until th… https://t.co/YeD8EGIxd3 @KublerSara Hey, thanks for saying that! Glad you're enjoying it. We have such fun making these. —JH
11/12
2018
Always nice to see our neighbors decked out in H&Co fonts. A little (big) Knockout around the corner on Crosby Stre… https://t.co/mF0IbKimsI @harper Which one? (Also, 😍.)
11/10
2018
Today in 1842 the first U.S. design patent for printing typefaces was issued to George Bruce of New York City… https://t.co/00WWG2Mlu8
Retweeted by Hoefler&Co. @snjacobs @nycrecords Nice — thank you!
11/9
2018
Designers accumulate stuff. #stencil #template #woodtype #enamel #signage #ebayaddiction https://t.co/r81sFnM5eMPart of a late 19th c. map, using a late stage version of the 'stump style' lettering that we adapted for Surveyor.… https://t.co/YNxeregcYX
11/8
2018
Love seeing @TrentWalton having such a good time with Isotope and Forza. That chromed version is fierce! #logoshttps://t.co/yFRtO5u15p
11/7
2018
"I like it! It's not going full-bonkers, just half-bonkers." — @szkolny in today's font critiqueYou know what to do. #Vote https://t.co/nPsaROsbdBThese 15 states (and DC) allow for same day voter registration. Please spread the word. California Colorado Con… https://t.co/uxV2ySyHfp
Retweeted by Hoefler&Co. @deb_max @matejlatin Give them each one blank ticket! :) @jimmy0x52 Distributed Denial of Editorial Distinction
11/6
2018
@beep Heartbreaking. We’re so close to beating that thing.h/t @kottke for the link.
11/5
2018

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