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Bold Monday starts the week at Type Network

Paul van der Laan and Pieter van Rosmalen established their well-regarded independent foundry in 2008. After a successful decade in business, they’ve decided to broaden their reach by joining a constellation of kindred indies at Type Network.

Two of Matthew Carter’s modern classics remastered

At long last, the technology underlying the new Sophia CC and Mantinia CC matches the sophistication of their design.

A long line of custom classics

Roger Black Collection spotlights typefaces that began life as custom commissions by the celebrated art director and typographic consultant. On the occasion of the collection’s launch, Yves Peters had a freewheeling conversation with Black, who cofounded Font Bureau

Acme Gothic and Parkside unbound

Like many type designers, Mark Simonson has a treasure trove of typeface sketches tucked away in a drawer. Out of the more than sixteen hundred(!) in his collection, Acme Gothic and Parkside are the first to see the light of…

Typographic pioneers Berlow and Carter, other TN partners on the roster at ATypI 2018

In a city where history and progress converge so profoundly, it’s fitting that two of our partners known for honoring typographic heritage—while always moving forward—are in the spotlight during ATypI’s Antwerp conference.

ScreenFonts: August 2018 | The Leftovers

These posters didn’t make the cut, but are still noteworthy for their design and/or typography.

ScreenFonts: August 2018

The temperature rises with posters for The King, Beach House, The First Purge, and Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood. Then it reaches scorching highs with Hot Summer Nights; gradually drops with Hva vil folk si (What Will People…

Ivy à la mode

Originally intended as a high-contrast companion for IvyJournal, Jan Maack’s IvyMode dropped its serifs and picked up its own name. Now it’s ready to vogue.

Sweet Dulcinea del Toboso

On the heels of Retype’s elegant, intricate Medusa and Krul, Ramiro Espinoza releases the foundry’s third sophisticated script on Type Network.

Fit for protest

A typeface can help give voice and impact to political visual commentary. For Brazilian creatives Johnny Brito and Maria Clara Feitosa, David Jonathan Ross’ Fit fit the bill.

Transformations

Occupant Fonts’ Cyrus Highsmith introduces a new member of the Allium family, Allium Text, and reflects on the most important transformation a typeface can go through: a change in size.

Occupant digs up five faces

A number of early typefaces by Cyrus Highsmith have been out of circulation for a while. Now they make a triumphant return.