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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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@MsIdaTarbell @mwichary Don Marquis! So lovely. I grew up on those. @mwichary The testimonial is pretty shifty. I'd have added "The greatest book ever written!" — New York Times / subscriber Phil PotrzebieWhat, what; what https://t.co/ojgZzxY5L6
9/24
2018
@vareservoir This is the appeal of programming, too. Possibly what LC would be doing if he were alive today? @BellflowerCacao @RogueChocolate Hi. This isn't true: nobody left the company after that happened. @ddemaree I warned you to stop trashing hotel rooms and demanding brown M&Ms. @Carolyn929 @FakeUnicode Wait, does google balk at smart quotes? Oof
9/23
2018
Grace Lincoln Temple was the first woman to work as a decorator of public buildings. Learn about how she created a… https://t.co/YzruEPpAlD
Retweeted by Hoefler&Co.I hadn't heard about the #MadeInTheMiddle conference in KC until just now, when I peeped this post by @tadcarpenterhttps://t.co/dEsrXbLAoc @gruber That portrait mode closeup — genuinely incredible. Thank you for the deep dive! @domesticetch Maybe it’s an appeal to cultural anthropology?
9/22
2018
@TiroTypeworks @Anna_Voss_ @aaronbell @sahafshar I'd love to read that. (And to see some hard data about localizati… https://t.co/y1R7fEjEfj @gray You are wicked. And "Dutch pyramid" sounds like a euphemism for something, though I can't decide if it's a fi… https://t.co/IegRkn2htz @theEthnologue @bianca_berning Ah! Care to share the 11? :) @jplummer Hey Jon! Sarah here from H&Co. We should be able to help out with that. Mind dm’ing us your mailing address?Weekend approacheth. @collectivebrew certainly makes ours a little more gratifying with striking packaging that's d… https://t.co/YfkLbnKbFETIL: Egyptian hieroglyphics were in use until AD 400; the first record of the Old Dutch language was in 510. I woul… https://t.co/zXemt8qpQm @tealtan @realdougwilson @ultrasparky @commercialtype @andyclymer (And again before that, in 1992/3 by me, but only… https://t.co/tdr3KjTgAy @theEthnologue I don't think it's a trick question, as I don't have an answer in mind. Was just chatting w/ a frien… https://t.co/AfQgQh2Kbv @bianca_berning @TiroTypeworks Oh, nice find! @TiroTypeworks (But currently, not so many, right?) @zacharyscheuren I'd never thought about that — good pick!cc @TiroTypeworks, @Evertype, @Omniglot, @theEthnologue, @gerryleonidasLanguage nerds, here's a trivia question. The Serbian language has "synchronic digraphia," because it can be writte… https://t.co/BthcY4qGi3 @kyleread @Dunwich_Type @okaytype @artinstitutechi Abbott and his team at Pentagram, and Carrie and her team at the… https://t.co/lhgTeAYBH0 @OHnoTypeCo @ThunderNixon And then there's the contrast thing. And Hobeaux has the the happiest old-style figures i… https://t.co/OImP4G5PnB @kyleread @Dunwich_Type @okaytype @artinstitutechi It's an incredible museum. Just to see "Nighthawks" and "Arrange… https://t.co/XabQde2iJJ @Dunwich_Type @okaytype @kyleread @artinstitutechi True! Its central weight was one of my first typefaces, started… https://t.co/RXkDXgmiFf
9/21
2018
@johnnasunshine9 Something Sara, Colin, Jordan and I are working on. I'll admit that I was the person who uttered t… https://t.co/7KHaEmxEJgFont critique of the day: "It's very… Robot 'Murder She Wrote'"Topical: an ESPN project about the great Serena Williams, designed by @trollback using our Knockout typefaces. Nice… https://t.co/1mFEjnK25A @flophousecat Just discovered this, and I'm *crying* it's so good. Love that classic Flop House! https://t.co/9uheIQUqMk
9/20
2018
Bidding farewell to this year’s Brand New Conference, which used our Peristyle in the identity. Nice bit of concret… https://t.co/myEN8BPgqC
9/19
2018
After too long a hiatus, I'm getting back into Discover.typography this week, and working on a new theme. Here's wh… https://t.co/8mch8w27eK
9/18
2018
Abbreviation of the day: “Bought of,” in a logogram by Vincent Figgins, in his type specimen book of 1815.… https://t.co/jZvsDQS1vC @rpasillas Hi Ron! Sarah here from H&Co. If you are still having trouble using the fonts please reach out to suppor… https://t.co/2DAm7G2LDV @koeberlin In time. :) @koeberlin Matthew Carter has a fun story about buying a bottle in a Duty-Free shop, and being immediately set upon… https://t.co/rZPU6eOGyYThis is good advice that I’ve long followed. Corollary: choose to attend those conferences that have diverse speake… https://t.co/zXrDHLI4JvAt least they used Gotham. https://t.co/QROMlXof8p @rpasillas Hi Ron, JH here. I’m sorry about the trouble you’re having — if it’s persisting, let me know & I’ll ask… https://t.co/auXMZXUV36 @djrrb You deserve it. I’d love to read your remarks — are they online somewhere?
9/17
2018
Some of my favorite artwork using the Isotope typeface: a logo by Brian Hennings, and the character that drove us t… https://t.co/nizInVUVno
9/15
2018
With thanks again to @fontreviewjourn for the Champion Gothic review (https://t.co/Yqpe00vRXL), here's a Champion s… https://t.co/ca3WRzwCpG @mjdominus Nice. I stopped using text-to-speech a few years ago, after asking Siri to text my wife to check if she… https://t.co/orK3rJRTnX @djrrb — Congratulations on your Prix Charles Peignot (and welcome to the club!) You deserve it.
9/14
2018
More packaging loveliness by @collectivebrew. It's really nice to see illustration recognized as a powerful and dis… https://t.co/pzkO36uNjq @MiksaBRE @webflow Hi Milan! Sarah here from H&Co. Our fonts can be used on a website as long as you are able to ed… https://t.co/xjXK8LkrQN
9/13
2018
A project by @scottboms at Facebook's @analoglab, featuring Knockout among some other lovelies. I like the tone tha… https://t.co/OsgrPgfztpA little something from H&Co, for authorized deputies at the @bnconf conference tomorrow. #fontcrimes https://t.co/SRB36TicF5 @leftnotracks Oof! Your [sic] right.I like this as the possessive of Operating Systems. Reminds me of that wonderful Fonejacker bit with the "doovde pl… https://t.co/j1RII7OFTuWe just patch people through to the toll-free Kerning Hotline. “Please enter the characters that you’d like to kern… https://t.co/3poIdroibP @joemigo Fantastic — thank you!
9/12
2018
@hardwig Oh my god I ADORE this. @realdougwilson @stewf @klimtypefoundry @NickSherman @okaytype @theoriginalecs @typeoff @kupfers Also cc… https://t.co/srUIzURrkB @realdougwilson @stewf @klimtypefoundry @NickSherman @okaytype @theoriginalecs @typeoff @kupfers There’s stuff in R… https://t.co/LZVPZ2L0S0 @realdougwilson @stewf @klimtypefoundry @NickSherman @okaytype @theoriginalecs @typeoff @kupfers cc @19cWT, @szkolny @BadsonStudio @andyclymer Here are a couple of my favorites. Enjoy! https://t.co/vlGqaxJpYhThe designers at @collectivebrew are doing some really fun things with typography. Pleased to see so many H&Co font… https://t.co/eQsxVNPNiUSomething in my inbox this morning reminded me of Isotope, the typeface we designed and released earlier this year.… https://t.co/mxtD63zkfd @heiditron3000 “Maoldòmhnaich Spock. It’s Scottish.” @heiditron3000 T’Pain is not a Vulc— oh wait, never @iampliny @baddestmamajama BTW @baddestmamajama, here's something you might find useful: https://t.co/1lvpoT8sZj @vernalkick @JasonYuanDesign Follow @HoeflerCo! :) @jasonyuandesign @vernalkick Actually they're working ok for us, but indeed I expect them to do better once the sit… https://t.co/886FdEnsAq @iampliny @baddestmamajama Thanks for the kind words. You'll find some mockups of opening credits using Tungsten, a… https://t.co/k4qa3N0TkX
9/11
2018
From a project by @inneractproject at the Facebook @analoglab. A little Gotham Condensed, and a little promise, for… https://t.co/cGPqiFSsFt @TiroTypeworks We use the font version number, rather than the file name, since identically-named fonts with differ… https://t.co/wYlvXb5CO5
9/10
2018
@okaytype “Mon Oncle,” too! @NoraReed Love to learn more! I built a name generator that we use for type specimens; “lists of principal conurbat… https://t.co/Pmg4t0mgIu @j_lopezayala @ilovetypography Eagle eyes!
9/9
2018
Ha! The second edition of Michael Johnson's book uses Tungsten — the first had used Knockout. Nice to see him keepi… https://t.co/9a47xK9PQfMusical improvisation & design: Jesse posts for me. Improvisation is also about the sublime joy of playing with oth… https://t.co/8PrHO27b7h @ddemaree Williams is the new Godwin. @ddemaree Google “Escher sentences”This is madness. The GDPR was an incalculable gift to Facebook, Twitter & Google — the EU is at it again. https://t.co/dfUAe0OWELThis should be the whole game. https://t.co/AkkLnTHQmO @martynschmoll I’m more of a “one” man, myself.Why not leave this in the hands of your publisher’s art director? If there are things that feel wrong, let him or h… https://t.co/cScHBUG8PY
9/8
2018
@markalope Thank you! @ddemaree Ah, spending time trying to save time. Welcome, brother.Picking up on Wednesday's post about recursive, meta-typography: @typesupply sent me this little chestnut, a hand-p… https://t.co/MQ6vNB9iIN @Darren2473 @espiekermann @frerejones It's not familiar to me. Are you certain it's a typeface, rather than letteri… https://t.co/1EyH5mscNxEnjoying “The Eye: A Very Short Introduction” by Michael F. Land. It is extraordinary that creatures even have visi… https://t.co/MjFPdRN2N4I’ve completed my stylistic analysis of the letter by the “senior administration official,” and can demonstrate the… https://t.co/HWZEqHmjtV
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9/7
2018
Paris Design Week begins tomorrow, and we're happy to see a little of our Gotham and HTF Didot (nicely customized l… https://t.co/xqufnj2Obj🇹🇼 Taiwan Flag Emoji cannot he displayed on Chinese-model iPhones, nor international models which have the region s… https://t.co/cGqtySOc4h
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9/6
2018
Having a chat with Tal Leming about the wonderful, circular, meta-typography that is "fonts inspired by signs, used… https://t.co/WRsBVQFrb3 @helloevamarie Hi Eva, sorry to hear about the trouble — we’ll get you sorted out. If you could email info@typograp… https://t.co/MmgRwPbqN3
9/5
2018
@yamthatiam @carnegiehall Ha! That was truly wicked. @jessesheidlower It's yoghs all the way down.I'm thrilled to see @CarnegieHall become the latest NYC institution to use H&Co fonts! Here a rare bird indeed: Chr… https://t.co/Ay6xeAE7o7 @urboib Here, I found the unredacted original for you https://t.co/4pn2GTl8lt @letterror I’m going to start using these when marking up font proofs.I’ve highlighted two details that I had not previously noticed in this early @Apple photo from 1976. https://t.co/XrcLMrtfuF
Retweeted by Hoefler&Co. @LaurenceKingPub Hmm, OK! I placed my order without knowing this — wonder if this bungled shipping costs etc? @jonathansfrakes Random fan mail some decades later, but “Cause And Effect” was a nice really piece of directing. L… https://t.co/onYuYxTzBT
9/4
2018
@JordanTBell That is genuinely nuts. I'm hoping it was a novelty ticket given out by some nut job, but if it's legi… https://t.co/W5RpAtdZGx @typesupply Warren Lehrer’s work is fascinating. One of his projects included (IIRC) a four-color separation, with… https://t.co/HEgcjWjKCS
9/3
2018

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