Pelago is a semi-formal sans-serif type family with a crisp contemporary appearance and an understated elegance that lends itself to wide range of applications, ranging from the most demanding text-based web and print communication to expressive display work.

At display sizes Pelago exhibits subtly swelling stroke endings, animated letter counter shapes, and a moderate degree of stroke modulation — qualities derived from both humanist handwriting and Roman inscriptional lettering. At smaller type sizes these expressive accents recede, revealing a clear and very readable text face that doesn’t suffer from the structural rigidity found in conventional sans-serif designs.

Pelago includes six weights with matching italics, and …

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Morisawa adds 10 more TypeBank fonts to Typekit

Morisawa adds 10 more TypeBank fonts to Typekit

Morisawa, the premier type foundry in Japan, has made ten more TypeBank fonts available for web use and sync in Typekit’s subscription library. These are a fantastic addition to the Morisawa and TypeBank faces we added in the fall of 2015.

This brings our total collection of fonts from Morisawa and TypeBank up to 30 — great news for designers working with Japanese text.

Take a closer look at what’s new! 日本語でこのブログを読む (Read this post in Japanese).

Kanji Typos 48 and 412

Typos first gained popularity in the 1960s and 70s. The numbers in the font names designate the weights of the horizontal and …

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Introducing four new foundry partners on Typekit

Our four newest foundry partners make for a truly international team, with CAST from Italy, Kostic Type Foundry from Serbia, TipoType from Uruguay, and Latinotype from Chile. Welcome to all!

TipoType

Not many people can claim they started the first type foundry in their country, but Fernando Diaz, Vicente Lamonaca, and Martin Sommaruga of TipoType can — and they proudly represent Uruguay on the world stage of type design. In fact, Brother 1816 was just selected as one of Typographica’s favorite typefaces of 2016. See all the typefaces we’ve added from TipoType.

CAST (Cooperativa Anonima Servizi Tipografici)

Run by Luciano Perondi, Erasmo Ciufo, …

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