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Norr: a new font family from 205

Typophile (+)   13/03/2011

205 publishing house (books and fonts) launches a new font family!Norr: Composed of 4 cuts (Sans, Round, Fine and Brick), this font traverses 4 typographical universes with the characteristic to have an identical width for all styles for a simplified use. (+)


A History of Eric Gill and His Typefaces

Youtube (typography) (+)   29/01/2011

A History of Eric Gill and His TypefacesThis was a typography exercise about Eric Gill the creator of the Gill Sans, Perpetua and many more typefaces.From:PixelationStudiosViews:2 0ratingsTime:01:22More inFilm & Animation (+)


How to Choose Between Serif and Sans Serif Fonts

Inspiredology (+)   15/11/2010

The question of how to choose between serif and sans serif fonts infers that one knows the difference between these two different kinds of fonts in the first place. Before making an actual choice, you should perhaps look into an adequate description of th (+)


This is an example magazine for my students, I teach 16-19 year...

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This is an example magazine for my students, I teach 16-19 year olds graphic design and I’m trying to encourage them to use typography properly……..we had to have the ‘comic sans talk’They seem to like Helvetica Neue Ultralight, THANK GOD!Submitted by jame (+)


Why I did to school?

Grafikx (+)   23/10/2010

Why I did go to school? To ear some cientist bought by some politicswho wants to cut in the money spend in education!!? Ok.So read this, is the news of the century!What's so wrong with Comic Sans ? (+)


Pragmatik Font Family

Pristina.org (+)   21/10/2010

Pragmatik is a carefully crafted Square Sans. The design is influenced by the heritage of German industrial typesets like DIN, yet the use of forms and proportions feels modern and fresh. The family consists of three weights with matching italics, thus ma (+)


Just My Type, A Book About Fonts

Swiss Legacy (+)   20/10/2010

Just My Type is a book of stories. About how Helvetica and Comic Sans took over the world. About why Barack Obama opted for Gotham, while Amy Winehouse found her soul in 30s Art Deco. About the great originators of type, from Baskerville to Zapf, or peopl (+)



Do you hate papyrus just as much as comic sans?

(+)   14/10/2010

Not as much since it isn’t completely horrible. It is indeed “typecast” as the... (+)


what are your thoughts on comic sans? i think i just chucked up in my mouth.

(+)   14/10/2010

It’s an awfully condescending-looking typeface with no professional value whatsoever. In other... (+)


Featured Site: City’s Best from AOL

Typekit (+)   14/10/2010

This week, AOL launched City’s Best, a guide to the best local food and entertainment in 25 major US cities. The simple, flexible template features Museo Sans for headlines, plus a unique title font for each city, all served with Typekit.San Francisco sho (+)


The Finishing Touches

Hoefler & Frere-Jones (+)   13/10/2010

In the middle of Gotham, our family of 66 sans serifs, there is a hushed but surprising moment: a fraction whose numerator has a serif. So important was this detail that we decided to offer it as an option for all the other fractions, a decision that ulti (+)


4 Fanciful Sans Serif Fonts Created by Nymphont

Sharebrain (+)   08/10/2010

Classic and fancy but they are still looking modern with clean geometric line. Here are just few of reasons why I love Nymphont's fonts & I hope you would enjoy our post featuring The 4 Fanciful Sans Serif Fonts created by Lauren Thompson of Nymphont.View (+)


Comic Sans is TOTALLY Professional

(+)   24/09/2010

This gem comes to us Via Barfer Alan. Thanks for fighting the good fight, Alan!Plaza Director: “We need a sign. Something that says “Terra Southern is a PROFESSIONAL plaza.”Graphic Designer (AKA Director’s wife, who used Photoshop once): “Hmm. That is qu (+)


Found Type Friday #90

Ace Jet 170 (+)   24/09/2010

 Seb Lester's work is amazing, stunning and jaw-dropping. And astonishing. And also phenomenal. The man that brought us the mighty Soho and Neo Sans is a master letterer and collector of found type. (+)


Le Havre Font Designed by Insigne

Swiss Legacy (+)   01/09/2010

Le Havre is a geometric sans serif inspired by the golden era of the passenger ship, when getting to your destination was a delight in and of itself. Compressed capitals, a low x-height and geometric construction give this art deco inspired sans a unique (+)


Aperçu Typeface by The Entente for Colophon Foundry

Swiss Legacy (+)   18/08/2010

Aperçu is a new sans-serif family designed by The Entente. Its family includes Light, Regular, Medium & Bold with corresponding Italics as well as a monospaced cut.The conceit behind Aperçu was to create a synopsis or amalgamation of classic realist typef (+)


YouWorkForThem New Fonts

TypoJungle (+)   10/08/2010

Ne10: Designed by Corey Holms, this stencil font takes its inspiration from a neon sign. This monoline sans-serif face works in both large and small scales, making it versatile at bridging the gap between corporate and urban communication.Augustus: Design (+)


I figured Helvetica replacing Comic Sans was funny and...

(+)   29/07/2010

I figured Helvetica replacing Comic Sans was funny and noteworthy for your great blog. This is one of the new Safari Extensions! Submitted by wilcowilliams. (+)


CUSTOM TYPE: LAC custom typeface

Typophile (+)   26/07/2010

LAC Sans was developed, in collaboration with design studio FM milano, for a pitch for the new identity program of the Center of Contemporary Art in Lugano, Italy. It is a vast project embracing many different sectors of the center, from music to theater (+)


New releases from FontShop licensed for use on Typekit

Typekit (+)   01/07/2010

Earlier this year we announced that you can buy fonts at FontShop and host them on Typekit. Now, there’s a brand new batch of Web FontFonts available — including some enduring favorites like FF DIN Round, FF Olsen, FF Scala and Scala Sans, and FF Unit and (+)


Your opinion means nothing to Comic Sans

Veer (+)   29/06/2010

Recently, Comic Sans responded to the critics. Such language! (+)


Adelle wins gold at ED-Awards 2010

Typophile (+)   14/06/2010

We are happy and proud to announce that we have received two awards in this years ED-Awards competition. Our multi-purpose typefamily Adelle was given Gold and Karmina Sans won Bronze in the category "Original Typeface". Veronika collected the nice but ve (+)


New type family at ReType: Kade

Typophile (+)   10/06/2010

Kade is a display/semi display sans family of fonts based on vernacular lettering photographed over the last ten years in and around the harbours of Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Hence the name Kade that translates into English as ‘quay’, also the name of its (+)


A typeface for Bath City

This is not a Weblog (+)   09/06/2010

On Friday 9 July, during the Typoweek conference at BAU Design Academy in Barcelona, David Quay and Ramiro Espinoza will talk about the development of ‘Bath Sans‘, a type family commissioned by Bath’s City Council and FW Design in London.Bath City public (+)


Hypatia Sans Pro Now Available for Purchase

Typblography (+)   27/05/2010

When Thomas Phinney announced via this blog three years ago that his typeface family was “available,” he left us with a bit of a cliffhanger by telling us that the italics would be forthcoming. Today I can tell you that the wait for the complete family is (+)


Ascender anounces new Ayita Pro family designed by Jim Ford

Typophile (+)   04/05/2010

[[http://www.ascenderfonts.com/font/ayita-pro-family-1.aspx|Ayita Pro]] is a cheerful new sans serif design by Jim Ford of Ascender Corp. Ayita is a Cherokee name which translates to 'first in dance' and recalls the exuberant rhythm and flow of these 14 n (+)


TipografiaRamis & Positype now at YouWorkForThem

You work for them (+)   19/04/2010

We are proud to announce two more amazing type foundries have joined our library, say hello to TipografiaRamis & Positype. Launching with over 20+ fonts between the two of them, they bring us amazing new scripts, serifs and sans-serifs. We are… (+)


Tipografía Edelsans para descargar

Ateneu Popular (+)   13/04/2010

[ Descargar tipografía Edelsans ]Vía: Free typography Comparte y disfruta Ateneu Popular Artículos relacionadosTipografía Absinthe para descargarTipografía Juice para descargarTipografía Orbitron para descargarTipografía Madredeus para descargarTipografía (+)


New from insigne: Eigerdals

insigne Design (+)   06/04/2010

Eigerdals is a pleasant and visually warm sans-serif type family. Eigerdahl is a soft and amiable face, perfect for when you want to convey a relaxed and pleasant feeling. Eigerdals features a smooth, brushed impression and a tall x-height. The characters (+)


Selected Tipos Latinos 2010

Typophile (+)   31/03/2010

We are happy to announce that two of our typefamilies, Adelle and Karmina Sans, have been recently selected in the renowned South-American type design competition, Tipos Latinos 2010.http://www.type-together.com/index.php?action=portal/viewContent&cntId_c (+)


Need Supply & Press Gothic

You work for them (+)   28/03/2010

Our friends over at Need Supply Co have been making great use of Press Gothic recently, the excellent and affordable ($19.95) sans-serif from Canada Type. The images above show that even though this font has a conservative, bold and authoritative presence (+)


мы действительно хотим шрифтом Comic Sans

Tipográficamente (+)   16/03/2010

La periodista peruana Esther Vargas nos dijo, hace poco: "No odio ninguna tipografía en particular, pero me cuestiono constantemente si la Comic Sans no es demasiada forzada a la hora de transmitir informalidad". El diseñador español Javier Rivero subió l (+)


“Who Shot the Serif?”

Font Bureau Type 101 (+)   26/02/2010

[Excerpted from HOW magazine's February 2010 issue, used with permission from the author and publisher.]Who says the serif is dead? Type expert Allan Haley bucks the sans serif trend, with a look at seven versatile new serif fonts you can add to your type (+)


Oh Mr Eaves!

For the love of type (+)   23/02/2010

Despite his absence on Valentine's Day I knew I would meet Mr Eaves sometime soon. Since Emigre's Zuzana Licko designed the sans-serif companions to Mrs Eaves late last year (Mr Eaves Sans/Modern), it was only a matter of time before I would meet the fami (+)


Comic Sans, Luche y Vuelve

VisualMente (+)   19/02/2010

La periodista peruana Esther Vargas nos dijo, hace poco: "No odio ninguna tipografía en particular, pero me cuestiono constantemente si la Comic Sans no es demasiada forzada a la hora de transmitir informalidad". El diseñador español Javier Rivero subió l (+)


Monotype Imaging Adds the New ITC Stone Sans II Family to its ITC Typeface Collection

Typophile (+)   03/02/2010

ITC Stone Sans II Builds on Original ITC Stone Sans Design to Improve Versatility and Appearance Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE - News), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has released the 24-font ITC Stone® Sans II suite o (+)


Monotype Imaging Adds the New ITC Stone Sans II Family to its ITC Typeface Collection

Typophile (+)   03/02/2010

ITC Stone Sans II Builds on Original ITC Stone Sans Design to Improve Versatility and AppearanceWOBURN, Mass., Feb. 3, 2010 – Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, has released the 24-font ITC (+)


exljbris and Typefolio join Typekit

Typekit (+)   28/01/2010

In response to many requests, we’re happy to announce that Jos Buivenga’s foundry exljbris Font Foundry is joining Typekit, including the very popular Museo, Museo Sans, and Museo Slab . Based in Arnhem, Jos makes his fonts free for all users and that’s w (+)


Emigre releases Mr. Eaves XL Sans

Microsoft typography (+)   27/01/2010

This XL version of Mr Eaves completes the fourth quadrant of the Mrs and Mr Eaves families. (+)


exljbris Font Foundry now on Typekit

exljbris (+)   23/01/2010

exljbris Font Foundry now on Typekit with Museo, Museo Sans and Calluna. You can expect the rest of the typefaces next week. (+)


The Simplicity of Helvetica

Webdesigner Depot (+)   20/01/2010

Helvetica is one of the most popular typefaces in the world.Technically speaking, it’s a sans serif Grotesque typeface, inspired by and based on the Akzidenz-Grotesk typeface created by Berthold around 1898.In practical terms, though, it’s used by designe (+)


Etica. New release by TypeTogether.

Typophile (+)   13/01/2010

TypeTogether is proud to announce the release of Etica, a strong yet delicate sans serif.Etica, the-moralist-typefamily-project, was born at the end of 2000, but its development is ongoing, overcoming many hurdles and diversions. On one hand, the original (+)


Font Discoveries January 2010 in use samples

Chez Porchez (+)   06/01/2010

Following others Font Discoveries, here after several extracted samples in use. January 2010 Font Discoveries for more info about the 4 fonts included: Allumi PTF Demi, Ambroise Std Bold, Le Monde Sans Std Italic, Anisette Std Petite Black. (+)


Featured site: Harvard Business Review

Typekit (+)   18/12/2009

Yesterday, the Harvard Business Review launched a redesign of both their magazine and web site. Using the elegant sans serif National from Village type co-op, the venerable publication is not only updating its look, but its approach to content as well. Go (+)


Old french signs: sanserif

Chez Porchez (+)   10/12/2009

The web help to find images from the past, including interesting piece of lettering such this sanserif+shadow in a pure tradition. Dating back probably between the two world wars. source: aanonymes (+)


Major update of Fedra Sans, Fedra Serif, Fedra Sans Condensed

Typotheque (+)   02/11/2009

Fedra Sans, the flagship of Typotheque, has been first released in 2001. At that time, standards for fonts were slightly different, and Typotheque was selling only PostScript fonts, with each font including about 250 glyphs. There have been two more updat (+)


Major update of Fedra Sans, Fedra Serif, Fedra Sans Condensed

Typotheque (+)   02/11/2009

Fedra Sans, the flagship of Typotheque, has been first released in 2001. At that time, standards for fonts were slightly different, and Typotheque was selling only PostScript fonts, with each font including about 250 glyphs. There have been two more updat (+)


Major update of Fedra Sans, Fedra Serif, Fedra Sans Condensed

Typotheque (+)   02/11/2009

Fedra Sans, the flagship of Typotheque, has been first released in 2001. At that time, standards for fonts were slightly different, and Typotheque was selling only PostScript fonts, with each font including about 250 glyphs. There have been two more updat (+)


New FontFonts: FF Duper’s Letter Carousel Turns Larger Rounds

The FontFeed (+)   21/10/2009

The casual hand drawn sans FF Duper achieves a truly handwritten look by applying two separate character loops for vowels and consonants. (+)



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