Our monthly review of movie poster typography looks at the posters for Cloro; Sold; Sacrifice; Criminal; Kill Me, Deadly; The Huntsman: Winter’s War; Barbershop: The Next Cut; Miles Ahead; The Invitation; and One More Time (When I Live My Life Over Again).
Correspondence typefaces help establish an identity from the inside out. Unlike pro fonts that are made for designers and press operators, correspondence fonts require no design background and work in harsher office environments.
In his recent article Paring down webfonts in FF Subsetter,David Sudweeks mentions WOFF. No, this is not the bark of an adorable puppy, but the abbreviation for Web Open Font Format. Developed by Mozilla® in concert with Type Supply, LettError, and other organizations, it uses a compressed version of the same table-based SFNT structure used by TrueType, OpenType, and Open Font Format, but adds metadata and private-use data structures, including predefined fields allowing foundries and vendors to provide license information if desired. Sounds as complicated to you as it did to me? I will to try to explain what this all means.
Let’s take a look at Sindre Bremnes’ Satyr paired with Evert Bloemsma’s FF Legato: I’ll start by confessing this is a combination that type designer (and quite talented typographer) Nina Stössinger suggested to me a few years back after I published a Great Pair that admittedly wasn’t that “Great.”