Tobias Frere-Jones

Recent articles about Tobias Frere-Jones

The business of type design

Issue 98, Spring 2019

Feature

The challenges of earning a living from type design, with honest, thoughtful responses from…

Forensic types

Issue 54, Winter 2004

Feature

Excavating the history of lettering gives this New York foundry a contemporary edge

Recent blog posts by Tobias Frere-Jones

Font Li Beirut – harmony in discord

8 September 2020

Li Beirut is a unique font – made in a week by 160 type designers – to support victims of last month’s Beirut blast. Nadine Chahine writes for Eye about her Letters of Hope project
On Tuesday 4 August 2020, villages and towns to the north, east, and south of Beirut began to report a big explosion, writes Nadine Chahine.