Luke Hayman and Paula Scher of the New York Pentagram office have redesigned the Persian Gulf’s leading English language newspaper, the Khaleej Times. The new design makes use of the space saving typeface, Freight by Joshua Darden, and a wider 6 column grid.
I’d love to one day redesign a newspaper. Text and grid heavy project is paradise.
No, Amalia is not some sexy italian woman, it’s a new typeface by OurType. I’m not much of a Serif lover but this face is damn sexy. I’m thinking about using it on a current project I’m working on.
I’m not crazy about FF Meta, or any of Erik Spiekermann’s typefaces for that matter, but I still respect the influence he’s had on the design community. Here’s a great write-up giving us some insight on the creative process for FF Meta Serif.