Making of: The Manicule Animation

To celebrate our turning 3 years old here at Lost Type, we did some of our favorite things – we released some fonts and put out some new merchandise. To announce the addition of the Hank Pro family to Dan Gneiding’s monster Dude collection (which now comprises over 15 fonts) we also worked with some […]

Alain Grée — Planes, Trains, and Magic

I recently discovered the work of the french illustrator Alain Grée (b. 1937). What struck me about his work is his unique combination of the technical — he loves diagramming and dissecting and much of his work features boats, planes, trains or machinery — and the childlike warmth and joy with which he draws. Grée […]

The Book Covers of Victor Palla

While scrolling the depths of book cover treasure trove livingdeadcovers, I noticed the recurrence of designer Victor Palla. In post-war Portugal, Palla founded a series of publishing houses that published both imported translations and political titles. Most of his design work is limited to this period and the production methods available in mid-century Europe, but his architectural training […]