Category Type Foundries & Studios

Sociotype Foundry

Sociotype’s Joe Leadbeater on the foundry’s creative process, ambitions, and dedication to detail 

Sociotype is a design-led type foundry from the London-based creative studio Socio. Since the studio’s origin in 2004, Socio has tackled pretty much every creative endeavour you could think of. Typefaces, editorial, candles, you name it. From the bespoke identity…

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OCR-X typeface inspired by OCR-A

Honouring OCR-A: How Maximage and Eurostandard built upon the iconic 1966 typeface in their design of OCR-X 

In this interview, we delve into the origin and creation of OCR-X, a monospaced typeface that pays homage to the iconic OCR-A. Originally designed by American Type Founders Co., OCR-A was developed during the early era of computer optical character…

Read More..Honouring OCR-A: How Maximage and Eurostandard built upon the iconic 1966 typeface in their design of OCR-X