This website is currently a work in progress. After a few years of “coming soon”, I came to terms with the fact that I will never have the time to sit down and develop the new site in one sitting. So a few months ago I threw perfection to the wind and decided to start developing the site publicly.
Despite having designs for the website drawn for years now, finding the time and motivation to start implementing them felt impossible. But once I stripped all of the styling, and decided to embrace an incremental design process it started to feel achievable.
After stripping the site in May, I started sharing a few screenshots on Twitter as I chipped away at development. But I have always wondered if there was a better way to document this progress or share any site related updates for that matter.
Then yesterday, Álvaro shared Hipertipo’s website with me. You would think that after running the Type Foundry Directory for a few years that I would know of every type foundry, but to my surprise I was not familiar with Gustavo’s site.
I noticed the site url was stationed on a “fonts” subdomain, so I instinctively removed the “fonts” to see if there was more to Gustavo’s site. Pleasantly surprised again, it brought me to the Hipertipo Log: notes and updates about the world of Hipertipo.
Gustavo has used the log to share small design notes, website updates, thoughts on licensing, roadmaps, and more. This is the exact sort of content I love! But as I think through what the Morning Type blog/articles will entail, I don’t think this type of content fits in with what I am envisioning. However, that doesn’t mean it can’t exist.
If the articles section of the site is dedicated to longer forms of documentation such as process, essays, etc. then perhaps the log can house bite sized and perhaps more informal documentation?
So here it is. The start of the Morning Type log.Return to the log←