Right Grotesk blends the neutrality and functionality of workhorses with a good touch of distinctive personality. Featuring many fine details, smooth curves, moderate contrast and slightly unusual anatomy, the typeface can be a loud and proud hero or a humble supporting actor for all sorts of designs. Not trendy, not timeless either, it is designed to […]
Flecha, designed by Rui Abreu, is a sharp and streamlined old-style typeface made for editorial design. On the whole Flecha has a sturdy and mechanised appearance with its rigid letter-forms, square terminals and geometrically simplified strokes. Nevertheless Flecha still manages to be delicate and reminiscent of the broad nib pen.
Type Life #2 out now Lovers of type, rejoice! The second issue of Type Life is out. Published just in time for the holiday season, SWTY Publishing again brings a cornucopia of visual inspiration that will warm the cockles of the typographer’s heart. On 36 pages – a whopping 16 more than in the inaugural issue – Swiss […]
BB-Bureau produces some crazy funky type. They have just released their fonts catalogue, you can get it for 10€ while they last, only 200 copies produced.
205TF team just wrotes us telling us about their latest release, the font Cosimo by Matthieu Cortat. Humanist Sans have sometimes a tendency to be over-roundish, slender, mannered, mimicking the calligraphy. With Cosimo, Matthieu Cortat proposes a font in the spirit of Gill Sans, with strong shoulders, few contrast, a certain darkness in print, which gives it […]
A modern slab serif that ranges between capable and casual is the latest release of Jakob Runge and Lisa Fischbach. Harrison Serif Pro is a sturdy yet contrasted slab serif that combines a rational and efficient approach with a warm voice. A typeface of nuances, the slightly carved and occasionally extended serifs evoke the friendly side of […]
Zeitung Mono is a new monospaced font by Inderware, companion to the Zeitung family, a sans serif which works well in small sizes on screen. This monowidth font family increases the functionality of the Zeitung font family, resulting in happy programmers, smiling ASCII-kids, razor-sharp journalists and finally: worldpeace. Source: Underware.
Tongari is a japanese word for “sharp-pointed”. Sharp-pointed as the swords of the seven samurai in the Akira Kurosawa movie, in which a bunch of warriors defend a village from thieves. One weight for each samurai, as Tongari is a family of 7 weights and their 7 italics. Tongari has a lot of personnality in […]
Maison Neue Super Family from Bunch on Vimeo. Milieu Grotesque teamed up with graphic design studio Bunch to create this showcase video for their new released font: Maison Neue. Due to popular demand it has been revisited and expanded into a super family of 40 styles: The somewhat condensed original version, first released five years ago, […]
Designers at IDEO wanted to bring artificial intelligence to the world of fonts, so they created Font Map, a quick experiment to see how machine learning can address challenges in design. Font selection is one of the most common visual choices designers make—and most fall back on old favorites, or search for a font within categories. By leveraging […]
Ani Petrova, new member of LetterSoup, just wrote us telling us about Kardinal, her first ever font release. Get it with a super 90% OFF intro offer — 32 fonts for just $29.90 and two styles for free! Kardinal is a sans serif humanistic type family with 32 weights, ranging from Thin to Black with extra drawn italics and small caps […]
The Gibson family, available through Canada Type, is designed by Rod McDonald FGDC and produced by Patrick Griffin and Kevin King. It is made to honour John Gibson (1928-2011), a long-time friend of Rod, and one of the original founders of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC). As well as paying tribute to John Gibson’s […]