At long last, Source Serif gets its Italics. This significant update to the Source family is available here on Typekit and also open source on GitHub.

When Source Serif was released in 2014, one of the first user requests was the addition of Italic styles. At the time, I had a complete Italic ready, which had been scheduled for release with the upright styles. After some deliberation with Robert Slimbach, however, we decided that its design quality was not a match to the Roman. It was a disappointing decision to hold the Italics back at the time, but in hindsight I can say …

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Over 600 Monotype fonts added to Creative Cloud subscriptions

Creative Cloud customers now have access to 665 new fonts from 41 different type families, thanks to new additions from Monotype.

Many of these fonts were designed in the earlier 20th century and have since inspired a number of other typefaces in turn, which makes them valuable to have in your design toolkit. They’ve also seen a number of refinements over the years as they were all gradually adapted into digital type.

In short, we’re happy to add these to your Creative Cloud subscriptions. There’s a lot to browse, so here are a few highlights you might start with.

ITC Benguiat

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New in the library: Midsummer update

Our team has been bustling about this past month adding new fonts to the library. There’s something to suit nearly any project in this month’s roundup — see for yourself and let us know what you think.

New scripts (and more) with Cyrillic support from ParaType

ParaType has added several new families to the library, all with Cyrillic support — including some handwritten-style scripts, a rare find for Cyrillic type. Zakhar Yaschin designed Kapelka to resemble the effect of writing with a soft pointed brush, and the stylish result is perfect for friendly headlines and would also work nicely for packaging design.

Still too formal …

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