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, …Read post
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Fresh off the release of Retina, designed by Tobias Frere-Jones for the grueling small sizes of stock listings, comes Exchange — a counterpart text typeface that was also originally made for the Wall Street Journal. Now Exchange is available to everyone, for web and sync use, on Typekit Marketplace.
The epitome of contemporary news text typefaces, Exchange features refined, balanced letterforms that are expressive in a quiet, consistent way. Its upright letterforms feel smart and well-prepared, like a fresh haircut or a tailored pair of slacks. Its italics are like a brisk walk, its bolds like a sturdy leather briefcase.
Christian Schwartz remarked, “Exchange …Read post
We’ve been working on a new feature for finding fonts on Typekit, and we’d love to see what you think of it before we officially launch it later this year.
Will you be in San Francisco or New York anytime from July 24 — August 4? We’re going to run user testing sessions in our office locations in both cities during that time and welcome you to join!
Testing sessions will take about an hour, and participants will all get a $25 gift card for their time. You don’t need to have an active Typekit or Creative Cloud subscription to participate, and we won’t …Read post