We're so excited about our Just Type 2015 Wall Calendar being featured in the recent Fast Comapny article, "Design Nerd Alert: Wall Calendar Honors A New Typeface Every Month."
From the article, "If you’re a typography freak, a new wall calendar from Workman Publishing, will indulge your nerdery 365 days a year. The calendar presents a different typeface each month, detailing its history, usage, foundries, and designers. It also diagrams x-height, cap height, glyph width, and other elements no one but typographers care about."
View the slideshow of each month's featured typeface on the Fast Company site.
More about the calendar, from Page-A-Day: Introducing an ingenious calendar that celebrates the power and the artistry of the font. No longer just the domain of printers and graphic designers, a universe of typefaces is now available to anyone with a computer. Fonts are a simple way to express style and personality, and each is a work of art in itself.Just Type indulges enthusiasts with 12 of the most distinctive and historic typefaces. The squares of each oversize grid are printed using variations of the featured font for an energetic and visually striking look. Accompanying text includes a description, characteristics, and fascinating trivia. There’s Matrix, the first font designed on a Mac. The rounded forms of Bauhaus. And the ornate Caslon, known as the script of kings—but also used by the founding fathers for the Declaration of Independencefrom the king. Printed on matte stock, this calendar is an elegant gift.
Join design nerds in this celebration of ultimate typegeekery with Fast Company and Page-A-Day. Revel in the glory of typography at its finest with Just Type!
Disclaimer: Sorry, Comic Sans lovers. The beloved favorite font of 90's websites and passive aggressive parental emails is decidedly not featured in this calendar.