Release

As Types Grow Older – Re-Release of Grimoire and Sadness

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My very first typefaces Sadness and Grimoire have just been published in new and revised versions at Myfonts. After the tragic end of the established Fountain Type Foundry I had to ask myself the following question: Is there still any justification for the existence of my 20 year old fonts?

by Felix Braden

The Curly Letter of Amsterdam / De Amsterdamse Krulletter

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What are the origins of the exuberant swash letters that can be found on the windows of many of Amsterdam’s most traditional bars? Who painted them? Was it a collective creation, or the work of a lone gifted letter painter? How old is the style?
For almost a decade Ramiro Espinoza (www.re-type.com) thoroughly researched this lettering style and documented every surviving example in Amsterdam, Maastricht and Ghent in an effort to answer these questions and raise awareness of the importance of this little known chapter of the Dutch graphical tradition.

Regency Range Extension: Introductory Offer

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I've just added Regency Light and Regency Extra Bold to this family to offer a range of four weights (and eight fonts including italics). Fonts are available individually or as a package at a special introductory rate of 50% off. Follow link to my foundry, Studio K at My Fonts. http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/studio-k/regency/

New release: MARCEL, from Jeremia

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Marcel is an angular upright and lightly backslant script typeface inspired by the natural shapes obtained when drawing a letter in marker pen or brush. It is inspired by the work of French type designer Marcel Jacno. This unique design later inspired many other typeface designers like Roger Excoffon with his ‘Banco’. I recommend to use it for any packaging design related to quality and hand-made products, advertising, web, posters, magazines and book jackets. Marcel is loaded with an extended character set, supporting Central, Western and Eastern European languages and plenty of cool OpenType features like brush underlines in different styles for each word length. Kerning and spacing (+ than 25,000 kerning pairs) have been meticulously made-to-measure to this specific brush font design.

New: HapticScript family by Henning Skibbe

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The HapticScript family is a connected brush script with a warm, personal and soft character. The typeface family has five styles from Light through Black. It was designed as a companion and extension to the Haptic sans-serif family.

HapticScript has up to 14 variations for each glyph. The almost 2,000 characters per font including 40+ ligatures enable designers to give each word an individual look. Many swash characters for initials and word endings make words looks as if they were hand lettered.

Five Styles: Light, Regular, Semibold, Bold and Black

OpenType features: Ligatures, Contextual Alternates, Stylistic Sets, Old Style figures, Tabular figures

http://www.henningskibbe.com/hapticscript/
http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/henning-skibbe/haptic-script/

Open Source - Modak Devanagari & Latin

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Modak is a Free and Open Source, Heavy-Chubby Devanagari-Latin display typeface. The design started off as one of our heavy hand sketched letterform explorations. The characters were cute/round and not bulky/rigid. The consonants and Matras were overlapping, instead of them being successive characters.

The resulting typeface is one of its kind and probably the chubbiest Devanagari typeface to be designed so far.

This project is led by Ek Type, a collective of type designers based in Mumbai focused on designing contemporary Indian typefaces. To contribute, see github.com/girish-dalvi/Modak

SIAS releases Andron Gaeilge – A new typeface for Irish

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I take the pleasure to announce the release of Andron-2-Irish.

Andron Irish is the youngest child in the ever-growing Andron family. Together with Andron-Latin, Andron-English, Andron-Deutsch, Andron-ABC and other brothers and sisters it forms a unique set of specialized typefaces in a classical style.

Jabana & Jabana Alt & Jabana Extras — 52 fonts for tea parties

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Jabana & Jabana Alt & Jabana Extras — 52 fonts for coffee and more

In 2014 Jabana was released as just a single font. One year later, after some hard work Nils Thomsen rounded it up to a very useful and complex typeface system. Inspired by having a “Schorle” at Hamburgs bars. Super compressed to extended letter shapes in 5 widths and 4 weights – smooth handwritten marker curves and especially a wide range of opentype features define the large character set of Jabana.

Each letter and punctuation got three simple varieties of alternates. This gives a nice looking handwritten nature to the font. They will be randomly chosen by the contextual alternates feature or even by hand via stylistic set (ss01, ss02).

New release: Cavita, from TipoType

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Hello Typophiles!
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We are proud to announce our new release!
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'Cavita' by Vicente Lamónaca, with a release offer of -80%

If you'd like to support the type designers please purchase directly at TipoType.com (Cavita) where the designer gets 80% of every sale.

Release CAMINITO

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Hi all, I expect find you fine in this new year. This is my first entrance of 2015, now releasing my latest type project CAMINITO, a layered font family inspired in Argentinean art craft «Fileteado Porteño». I started this project 2 years ago, taking inspiration from numerous ads, posters and signs installed along the city of Buenos Aires. Now the font family is available at MyFonts.com

What is a smart way to license / refresh a big library of fonts for a design agency?

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We are a professional design agency and currently we have a big font-library of thousands of fonts that we gathered of the last 10+ years including all the (valuable) classics.

Currently we are facing the problem that we can’t verify if we have the licenses for all of these fonts and if they were obtained legally. We are searching for a smart and “budget-friendly” way to license the fonts that we are not sure about or to “refresh” our whole font-library.

We need a font-library for at least 15 users , web and desktop, and it is very important that they are suitable for making press files by embedding the fonts in certified-pdf’s.

FOR SALE: Photo-Lettering, Inc ALPHABET THESAURUS Nine Thousand

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Hello,

To all collectors and type enthusiasts, I'm selling my pristine copy of the book listed below. I thought you guys passionate about typography might be interested to own one of the most elusive and sought-after book of typography, lettering and phototypesetting.

Check the photos from this link : http://imgur.com/a/irOS7
Price is $1000 (excl. shipping). If you are interested, please contact me from my Typophile profile page.

Title : Alphabet Thesaurus Nine Thousand
Author : Photo Lettering, Inc., 1960. PROFESSIONAL EDITION.