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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
G-Type’s first new font release of 2014 is actually a major reworking of an old one, Precious Sans, which originally appeared back in 2002. The new family is called Precious Sans Two, available from g-type.com with a 50% discount until the end of January, then with 25% off the standard price until Feb 28th 2014. […]
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 […]
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 thoroughly enjoy the sound of the machines turning, and seeing […]