Elfreth

First, a disclaimer. There have been times when I have bought a typeface late at night after enjoying possibly one too many adult beverages. Drunk-buying fonts is a thing. In…
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Tomasa

The first time I saw Tomasa[1], I was thunderstruck. “I wish I could design like that!” I thought to myself. The free-flowing forms that Argentinian designer Fernanda Cozzi — a.k.a. Fercozzi — managed to…
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Carolina Laudon

Carolina Laudon[1] is a typographer and type designer living in Gothenburg, Sweden. She runs a one-woman type design studio dedicated not only to type design, lettering, and font development, but…
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Elizabeth Carey Smith

Social media makes it all too easy for us to escalate disagreements. My challenge with important issues being discussed on platforms like Twitter is that we lose the opportunity for…
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Almost

Almost[1] first caught my attention when I attended the Gotico-Antiqua research program[2] at the Atelier National de Recherche Typographique (ANRT) in Nancy, France. Later, I had the honor of being…
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LL Blankenhorn

Whenever I’m in Germany, I’m struck by the prevalence of hand-lettered book covers. The lettered jacket once thrived in the US, anchored by designers like Georg Salter[1] and Philip Grushkin[2],…
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Graphit

Livius Dietzel and Tom Hoßfeld originally designed the typeface that would become Graphit[1] for their own projects as a single-weight font named after their studio, Lit. It’s not surprising that…
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ABC Laica

In the type world, utility and inventiveness are hardly new topics of conversation. The useful-aesthetic dichotomy has become a meme[1], and numerous public exchanges[2] have debated what constitutes a typeface’s…
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Free Font: Renesnip-Sans

Creative designer Jorn Slotboom[1] send us his latest free font Renesnip-Sans for download. Exclusive Download at FreeTypography // Renesnip-Sans[2] Never miss a Free Font Enter your email to get FREE blog…
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