TypeCon

David Jonathan Ross Loves Contrast

David Jonathan Ross Loves Contrast

David Jonathan Ross works at digital type studio The Font Bureau, where he draws letters of all shapes and sizes for custom and retail typeface designs. From reversed stress slab serifs of the 19th century to Art Deco sans serifs of the 20th, he ransacks forgotten and pigeonholed lettering styles and searches for new approaches to the same old alphabet. He shares with us about his beginnings and some scans of Rob Roy Kelly's American Wood Type.