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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 in balance, inspired by Excoffon — and a precise, consequent […]

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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 to the horizontal strokes, with a calligraphic modulation, attributes that […]

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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 real name, but his Bellezas de la Caligrafía(Beauties of Calligraphy) is […]

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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 were a religion, this would be the Bible. FontBook is […]