ATypI 13: Pearls of wisdom from the type crit #1 #2
image by Pedro Amado
When designing the first characters of a typeface [as a rule of thumb] it’s a good idea to set the widths of the side bearings equal to a couple of stems. And work your way in.
– Gerry Leonidas + @twitter
When starting a typeface design, design the normal and the bold weights at the same time. Only of a small set of characters. If you design a font [weight] — it’s an island. But if you design more than one, you are designing the relationships — you are designing the recipe.
– Erik van Blokland + @twitter