The Adobe Fonts Show: Cozy Type Design for Chilly Times with Joana Correia of Nova Type – Episode 23

How are fonts made? And what makes a font design warm vs. cold? This is a question for Joana Correia, multi-award-winning type designer and founder of Nova Type, one of our Adobe Fonts foundry partners. She has a brand new typeface out and will take us behind the scenes to see what inspired her and how it was made.

In this episode, you will:
– Get behind the scenes of her new font!
– Watch her draw characters live!
– Get a few tips on getting started with type design.
– Explore what makes a font warm and inviting.

Check out her unique and expressive fonts here with your Creative Cloud subscription:

Learn more about Joana and Nova Type here:

Host Ben Welch is a Content Producer based in New York.

Host Ariadne Remoundakis is a lettering artist and Library Manager of Adobe Fonts based in San Francisco:

Join us LIVE on Behance:

00:00 Start
3:30 What is Adobe Fonts
4:45 Audience Poll
7:00 Browsing Adobe Fonts
10:05 Intro to Joana Correia’s Work
13:30 Jonana’s Process for Designing a Letter in Glyphs
17:20 Exporting a Letter to inDesign
22:25 Discussing Kerning
29:10 Where Jonana Gets Inspiration
37:15 Looking at Joana’s Font Sketches
41:40 What Characters to Design First?
55:00 Coming Up with Font Names


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