Ingenious Shazam-Like Device for Typefaces Can Capture and Identify Any Font & Color in the World
Avid designers and creators have a knack for identifying fonts and impressively colors as well! But once in a while, they come across a font face, which they love, but can’t pinpoint. Designer Fiona O’Leary has created a device called the Spector, which accurately determines fonts and colors with a click. Think of the device as Shazam for artists.
“To coincide with the re-launch of Google Fonts, we collaborated closely with Google to produce this specimen book on the Space Mono family. Printed in 5 colours, it documents the process of creation of the Space Mono typeface through an essay and various illustrations. Not available for purchase.”
Colophon is an international, award-winning type foundry based in London (UK) and Los Angeles (US). They create, publish, and distribute high-quality retail and custom typefaces for analog and digital media. Since 2009, Colophon has tasked itself with producing fonts that are composed with aesthetic and technological care, prompting a reputable library of new classics that couple typographic history with contemporary sensibilities.