Nova Egmont

Nova Egmont is a modern serif font revival designed by Francisca Lopes, Miguel Moreira, and Pedro Correia, based on the original Egmont typeface designed Sjoerd Hendrik de Roos in 1930. The biggest challenge of this exercise was to perform a significant “customization” of the font without distorting the original reference. Initially, manual and digital sketches… Continue reading Nova Egmont

Aferis

Aferis specimen, taken from the project final presentation

The Aferis variable font consists of a multi-weight serif typeface, whose name is a playful anagram from “Serif”. It presents an Experimental axis in defiance of the “Type for text” briefing. Designed by Ana Margarida Calçada, David Rocha and Miguel Machado The first three masters in the weight axis are intended for small scales, such… Continue reading Aferis

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Invisible shapes

The final printed book edition of Ferreira's dissertation. To this day one of the best examples of the MDGPE.

Although this is not a work produced directly in this course, it was a master dissertation research by Carolina Ferreira that started and was supervised by the previous professor of this course, the Type Designer Dino dos Santos. And by my current colleague, professor Diniz Cayolla. As I’ve had the opportunity to do before, this… Continue reading Invisible shapes

Maenad

Final Maenad specimen posters

Maenad was one of the typeface projects developed during the 2020 semester. Designed and developed as a variable font by Ana Silva, Eva Halfers & Teresa Zagalo. ”Maenad” is a revival serif transitional text typeface based on Windsor and Americana typefaces. The concept was bringing the display feeling of the Windsor within the Americana. So… Continue reading Maenad