Dispatches from the Drawing Room

The 2020 update

A few things have been moved around, and I’m here to make sure you don’t get lost. ☛ Read this

Design notes: Dover Text

Dover Text unifies Caslon and Gill Sans into a bookish pair of small-print typefaces. The family shares proportions, features and character sets for broad, uniform functionality. ☛ Read this

Dover: a look at the quintessential English typefaces

Background and research for Dover Display, with thoughts and concepts since its inception in 2012. ☛ Read this

Big news from Tiny Type

The Tiny Type Co. is now open for business. After years of drawing in relative silence, I’m ready to welcome you in. Let me introduce my first retail type releases: Dover Display and Monumental Grotesk. Come one, come all! ☛ Read this

Design notes: Monumental Grotesk

A short history of an old Dutch typeface. The background and process of making Monumental Grotesk. ☛ Read this

Design notes: Dover Display

The story behind Dover is an indulgent design fiction, researching the classic English typefaces and rewriting history. ☛ Read this