Stephen Coles is Editorial Director & Associate Curator at Letterform Archive in San Francisco. He also co-publishes Fonts In Use and Typographica.
Previously, Stephen wrote the book The Anatomy of Type and was a creative director at FontShop.
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Typographica Library learn about letters
Font ID identify letters
Strikethrough exhibition & catalog letters for protest
Chromeography letters on cars
Fleurs Coiffeur Liquor letters on buildings
The Mid-Century Modernist not letters
Stüf Stuff ephemeral residue
A Typeface is a Chair on selecting and using type
State of the Mart on making and selling type
What’s the Use of “Fonts In Use”?
Pre-digital Type Specimens at Letterform Archive
Breaking the Swiss Grid at Letterform Archive
Bauhaus Typefaces at Letterform Archive
Neon/Font with SF Neon
Neon/Matchbook with SF Neon
Webfonts Today on the state of screen type in 2014
San Francisco Chronicle 2019 Listgeeks 2011 Typekit 2015 GQ 2021
101 Editions Font Bureau Identifont MVB Fonts Persona Production Type Schick Toikka Type Network Webtype
Twitter / Mastodon typography
Twitter / Mastodon not typography
Answers to type questions
Bits of work
Portrait by Laura Serra.