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Frere-Jones for the grueling small sizes of stock listings, comes Exchange — a counterpart text typeface that was also originally made for the Wall Street Journal.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 …

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Join us to test a new feature on Typekit

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 …

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See you in Paris: Public type lectures at Le Tank

It’s our third year of proudly joining the sponsors of the TypeParis program, a 5-week intensive course on typography. Congrats to the students who are just kicking off their studies this summer!

Our sponsorship helps to support the evening lecture series that will run through the duration of the program, which we were delighted to hear has been a hit the past two years. These lectures are part of the immersive type design program, but are also open to the general public. Space is limited, however, so do be sure to reserve your space if you want to join.

All lectures take place at Le …

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