January 25, 2014

Typographica: Undergrad, Cooper, KABK — One Student’s Road to Learning Type Design

In 2009, after 13 years as a self-employed graphic designer, I decided to abandon the professional world and go back to school — this time to pursue a field that seems related, but is an entirely separate discipline: typeface design. Read more about my journey here ...

January 17, 2014

Luc Devroye: Best Typefaces of 2013

The Brisbane typeface, my graduation project for Type and Media 2013 at The Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, was recently included in Luc Devroye’s 'Best Typefaces of 2013'. This project is the result of a five month process from initial concept to the stage it was presented for final assessment. You can read more about the design process for Brisbane here.

September 23, 2013

Radio 4EB FM: Brisbane, the typeface

After completing a Typeface Design Masters at the Royal Academy of Art at The Hague, Troy Leinster has returned to his home state of Queensland with a brand new typeface for Brisbane. Adam talks to Troy about how he achieved a task like this. Listen here from 06:30-12:00 of the recording...

September 13, 2013

ABC Radio 612: Brisbane! the font!

What is your favourite font?? Times Roman? Arial? Comic Sans??!!
This morning, we introduce to you the very latest typeface.... and it's called BRISBANE!! It's the brain-child of local graphic designer Troy Leinster who will exhibiting BRISBANE in BRISBANE from September 30th till October 6th. Troy joined Spencer this morning. Listen here...

July 26, 2013

Australian Infront: Brisbane Typeface

Brisbane based designer Troy Leinster recently graduated from the Typeface Design Masters at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. Read more...