ULGA Type articles

Type Articles

Occasional articles mainly about type design, mixed in with the odd piece about lettering, calligraphy & monogram design

A cool-lection of cool fonts

A collection of cool fonts from ULGA Type

What defines a cool font? Here are a few cool fonts from ULGA Type’s library

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Rahere Sans & How cancer helped rekindle my type design Mojo

Rahere, the inspiration behind the Rahere typeface name

In this article, I explain how going through cancer helped revive my love for type design and defined the naming of my extended typeface family, Rahere.

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Designing a monogram

Designing a bespoke monogram

This is an article about designing a bespoke monogram, using a commissioned design as an example to explain the process.

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Rahere Roman Display: My homage to Berthold Wolpe’s Albertus

Rahere Roman Display and Albertus

The story behind Rahere Roman Display font and the considerations when creating a new design that has been influenced by an existing typeface.

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