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    This typeface is characterized by its large, sharp, and triangular serifs, which give it a very singular look. […]

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April 6, 2010

The Typography Manual for iPhone

The Typography Manual for iPhone

We came across The Typography Manual in the Apple Appstore just a week or so ago when searching for type related apps and almost snagged it. We have not purchased it yet, but it looks to be a nice one for all your type heads out there. (Via Müller-Brockmann)

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April 5, 2010

Underware Fonts now at YouWorkForThem

Underware Fonts now at YouWorkForThem

As Yves Saint Laurent said, “fashions fade, style is eternal.” And there ain’t no style like Underware style. For more than a decade these pan-Euro design virtuosos have been mastering scripts and opentype technology, and it is our great privilege to have them joining our library. They drop hugely versatile fonts, rock type workshops, run […]

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April 5, 2010

P22 Type Foundry now at YouWorkForThem

P22 Type Foundry now at YouWorkForThem

YouWorkForThem cannot stress enough how psyched we are to have P22 onboard. These are old-school font masters who have been ruling artist-inspired digital fonts for almost 20 years, and they handle some of the world’s most renowned titles. Based on the sheer numbers these guys handle, you might think they’re some kind of massive superconglomcorp, […]

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March 27, 2010

Need Supply & Press Gothic

Need Supply & Press Gothic

Our friends over at Need Supply Co have been making great use of Press Gothic recently, the excellent and affordable ($19.95) sans-serif from Canada Type. The images above show that even though this font has a conservative, bold and authoritative presence, it can also be used in more gentile genres like fashion.

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March 27, 2010

Ford Fiesta, Josh Boston & YouWorkForThem

Ford Fiesta, Josh Boston & YouWorkForThem

Mr Josh Boston just tipped us off to his most recent project, the Ford Fiesta San Diego Field Guide. The final project made great use of numerous YWFT fonts and handset designs, see if you can spot them all! Commissioned by Sezio & Holiday Matinee.

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March 20, 2010

Vista Skateboard Magazine & WYLD

Vista Skateboard Magazine & WYLD

Frederico Antunes just wrote in to let us know he used WYLD as well for a skate magazine he designed recently. Very nice usage and you can grab the PDF to see more examples.

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March 18, 2010

Show Us Your Type / Neue Magazine

Show Us Your Type / Neue Magazine

Some very interesting type compositions/designs going on over at Neue Magazine. The recent project is about Barcelona, which also features a design by our very own Jackkrit Anantakul and his handset design Gavin.

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March 17, 2010

The Pradalphabet by M/M Paris

The Pradalphabet by M/M Paris

The French graphic designers MM/Paris have just published this release about a beautiful hand-set ,alphabet design they designed for the luxury fashion brand Prada. You can find more details at the MM/Paris website and also in this PDF they released.

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March 17, 2010

iPhone Font/Alphabet

iPhone Font/Alphabet

Not sure we can classify this as an actual font, but we get the idea here. As URIKANE states, yes it seems he has way to much free time.

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February 21, 2010

Gavin

Gavin

For the past five weeks, our in-house designer Jackkrit Anantakul has been sketching, scanning and designing his latest font (handset) design, entitled Gavin. When all was said and done, the concept sketches had over 1100 letter designs, from which we narrowed down two versions, Gavin and Gavin Alt. Each of these two styles contains over 400 diverse, hand-drawn […]

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February 15, 2010

Need Supply & Sofia

Need Supply & Sofia

This calendar design is our most recent collaboration with our friends at Need Supply. For this project we were happy to consult them to use Olivier Gourvat’s Sofia, which turned out really nice. They also worked with illustrator Emerald Grippa for the wonderful front side illustration. Copies can be gotten by stopping by their retail location in Richmond, VA.

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