Catalpa wood type project: interview

We interviewed talented designers and researchers Rafael Dietzsch & Rafael Neder about the idea, background, and process of creating the Catalpa wood type letterpress posters.

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Aneto Skyline

A display of power in three widths for relevant and reverberating digital and print headlines.

Aneto Skyline
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Styles

3 subfamilies, 36 styles all together, from Extralight to Extrabold and Italics

Script and Language

Latin script support for 100+ languages

Recommended Usage

Headlines, magazines, big titles, posters, and more

Features

All caps, basic ligatures, case-sensitive forms, contextual alternates, denominators & numerators, fractions, alternative fractions, historical forms, localised forms, ordinals, stylistic sets (SS01 , SS02, SS03, etc), superiors, slashed zero, …

Belarius

A variable font that shifts from sans to slab serif, supplying the right tone from investigative journalism to advertisements.

Belarius
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Styles

90 static instances and two variable fonts, 3 axis. From Light to Extrabold, Sans to Slab, Narrow to Wide plus Obliques

Script and Language

Latin script support for 100+ languages.

Recommended Usage

Posters, call-outs, titles, text, tables, packaging, advertising

Features

All caps, basic ligatures, case-sensitive forms, class kerning, fractions, alternative fractions, historical forms, 2 sets of figures ( lining and tabular figures), localised forms, ordinals, ornaments, rulers, stylistic sets (SS01 , SS02, SS03, etc),

Aneto

A polymath from revered pedigree: aesthetically captivating and applicable to all editorial formats.

Aneto
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Styles

10 Display and 10 Text styles, from Regular to Black plus italics and a variable font with two axis (weight and optical).

Script and Language

Latin script support for 100+ languages

Recommended Usage

All editorial needs

Features

contextual alternates, denominators & numerators, fractions, alternative fractions, 5 sets of figures (oldstyle numerals, liningfigures, proportional figures, tabular figures andsmall caps), localised forms, ordinals, ornaments, small capitals, small capi

Catalpa

Primed for headlines, Catalpa is designed to give words bulk and width and gravity itself.

Catalpa
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Styles

8 display styles including Hairline to Light and Extrabold to Ultrablack

Script and Language

Over 100 Latin-based languages

Recommended Usage

Posters, packaging, magazine titles, branding

Features

Basic ligatures, case-sensitive forms, class kerning, fractions, historical forms, 2 sets of figures (lining & proportional figures), localised forms, ordinals, stylistic sets (ss01, ss02), superiors

TT and the Brazilian wood type project

Printing with wood type is enjoying something of a comeback - graphic arts professionals are drawn by its materiality, ancestral history, and combining it with contemporary technologies. This is the story of our collaboration with the Brazilian wood type project.

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