Category: Foundries

Patron, new typeface released by Milieu Grotesque.

Patron, a sans serif influenced by type designers Günther Gerhard Lange and Roger Excoffon. Patron has been developed by uniting their contradictory approaches to create an expressive, yet versatile grotesk. As a result, Patron is characterised by a generous x-height, distinctive stroke endings and an unconventional shift…

Signo typeface by Rui Abreu

This is the teaser video for Signo, a typeface Rui Abreu has launched today at MyFonts. Signo is a dynamic sans serif with reverse contrast, designed for editorial and branding. The unusual stress angle for a sans-serif typeface, shifts the weight from the vertical strokes…

Medusa font, by Re-Type

New from ReType, Medusa is Ramiro Espinoza’s homage to one of the most renowned masters of Spanish calligraphy, Ramón Stirling, who was active in Barcelona during the 19th century. Not much is known about his life, and there is even some doubt as to his…

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Typecaster for life

A recent Thursday at 10:23 a.m.: In the basement of Arion Press, where they still print books the old-fashioned way, Lewis Mitchell slid open a box of parts used to change the font size on the Monotype casting machines he has maintained for 62 years. “I…

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Damien Gautier— editions205.fr

Damien Gautier is a designer from Paris, with his own atelier bureau205 together with Quentin Margat. Great fonts are available from the sister site editions205. They have recently released Maax, a typeface with 4 stylistic sets: standard, geometric, modern, grotesk. Also from them, remember the Happy Typographic Families deck…

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FontBook – The Bible

  I think I need an iPad. FontBook, now in version 2.0, is the world’s most comprehensive typographic reference tool, containing 110 type foundries and featuring over 620,000 typeface specimens. This 7 min tour explains the main features of FontBook. Description on their site: If typography…