New typeface release – Interlock

April 24th, 2020

Interlock is a geometric bitmap type system in four variant styles, each in six weights. MuirMcNeil’s Interlock typefaces are designed to interact in layers with one another and with corresponding sets of rectangular background grids. Interlock Type System

New typeface release – TwoBar Mono

April 15th, 2020

TwoBar Mono is a monolinear, monospaced type system in nine weights. A robust and efficient typeface for text and display applications, TwoBar Mono is also compatible with MuirMcNeil’s TwoPoint, TwoPlus and TwoBit type families. TwoBar Mono Type System

Cut in use – Lulumelon Manifesto

April 14th, 2020

Pentagram’s Eddie Opara has developed a dynamic typographic setting for the manifesto of Lululemon, the activewear and lifestyle brand. Used in a range of applications from apparel to environmental graphics, the manifesto features a variety of contemporary typefaces including MuirMcNeil Cut. Pentagram

Type Directory

November 26th, 2019

A large number of MuirMcNeil typefaces are featured in Peter Dawson’s Type Directory (Thames & Hudson), a comprehensive sourcebook published in 2019 that details and classifies over 1,800 historical and contemporary typefaces. Type Directory

Visual Engineering Talks

November 9th, 2019

MuirMcNeil will be lecturing at Elisva, Barcelona on 20 November 2019, and delivering a keynote at 10ET Matoshinos (Porto) on November 22. Both talks will focus on MMcN’s systematic and algorithmic approaches to typographic form generation, in both type design and applied typography. Elisva 10th Typography Meeting, Matoshinos

Demo Festival, Amsterdam CS, 07 November 2019

November 8th, 2019

MuirMcNeil’s submission to the Demo Festival – 6 thirty-second animations – each showing the first sixty Fibonacci numbers typeset in fonts from MMcN’s Two+TwoPlus Type Systems. The festival, a 24-hour takeover of 80 HD advertising screens across Amsterdam Central Station, was organised by Studio Dumbar and featured over 250 motion designers from across the globe. Demo […]

Pan’s trip to the Moon

September 18th, 2019

Pan & The Dream is an art and style magazine that invites artists, designers, photographers and writers to contribute to a theme chosen for each issue. The large format publication is produced in loose bound sheets contained in a numbered case. For its third issue, Pan’s trip to the Moon, designer Jeanette Birdy chose MuirMcNeil’s […]

Analog Algorithm

July 15th, 2019

MuirMcNeil’s THD Sentient type family has been used as the typeface in Christoph Grünberger’s Analog Algorithm, published by Lars Müller in 2019. Both a workbook and a source of inspiration, this publication provides a toolkit for form-giving that is analogue, algorithmic and experimental. Analog Algorithm

iDAF 2019

June 30th, 2019

The International Digital Art Festival, took place in Manchester, UK, 26–27 June, 2019. MMcN were invited to submit work for the festival’s Digital Art gallery featuring HD projections and 4K display screens. iDAF Festival

68,000 Unique Covers – LCM Guitar Handbooks 2019

May 12th, 2019

To generate covers for fifty-four titles across six instruments which comprise the London College of Music Examinations guitar handbooks, MuirMcNeil used the instrument names to create a series of multi-layered typographic compositions, using fonts from the MMcN Two System. These compositions, modified by a colour palette specific to each instrument, were then zoomed and cropped […]