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!
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 vertical lines in each font; for …Read post
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CAST (Cooperativa Anonima Servizi Tipografici)
Run by Luciano Perondi, Erasmo Ciufo, …Read post
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Frere-Jones for the grueling small sizes of stock listings, comes Exchange — a counterpart text typeface that was also originally made for the Wall Street Journal.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