A Stencil Design With Contemporary Styling And Fantastic Legibility: Acherus Militant

Horizon Type is a relatively new foundry at YouWorkForThem. Its latest release is Acherus Militant, a stencil version of its previous release, Acherus Grotesque. Both type designs were created by Ufuk Aracioglu. He told us that while he always finds stencil fonts interesting, he also intends to adapt the Acherus family to include as many…


Engage In Playful Eccentricity With Dunkelbunt From PintassilgoPrints

PintassilgoPrints is owned by Erica Jung and Ricardo Marcin, a dynamic design duo from Brazil. Together, the pair’s artistic history has included graphic design, illustration, and screen printing, which is where the name PintassilgoPrints originated. Over time, much of their work through PintassilgoPrints has shifted focus exclusively toward type design, which takes a decidedly handcrafted…


DTP Types Limited Offers Designers Unlimited Possibilities

Founded in 1989, DTP Types Limited emerged as one of the first digital type design establishments to operate within the UK. The company was clearly marked for great success early on, having been launched by Malcolm Wooden, a seasoned designer who had spent more than 15 years in product development for Monotype Typography. Bringing with…


The Future Is Here And Now: Plau Launches Odisseia

Based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Plau is a creative studio with a strong focus on brand and type identity. Founded by graphic designer Rodrigo Saiani, Plau works primarily with small to midsize business and start-up clients, combining artistry, inspiration, and technical skill to sculpt their clients’ individual brands. Understanding the important role typography plays…



URW DIN's Design Stops Traffic, Demands Viewer Attention

Volker Schnebel has enjoyed a long and illustrious career in type design. Even before he was employed by URW++ in Hamburg, Germany, Volker spent decades working in the field of type design and font digitization. He co-founded Digital Type Company in 1985 and his work involved digitizing dozens of basic type families for Monotype, including…


Handwritten Charm: Type Designs From Hanoded

David Kerkhoff began his career as a type designer in a way that so many others do: after experiencing the difficulty of finding the “perfect” font for a project, one decides to solve the problem simply by creating their own. When David initially set out to create a website for the display and sale of…


Monrad Grotesk Is A Powerhouse Of Versatility

Jan-Christian Bruun is a Denmark-based designer who has a wealth of experience in brand building, corporate and visual identity, digital design, and product design, all of which give him an edge on what makes a good font for those applications. His design studio, JC Design, focuses primarily on type designs that feature an emphasis on…


LatinoType's Antonietta Blends Copperplate Styling With Rococo Decadence

As Chile’s first digital type foundry established in 2007, LatinoType strives not only to deliver top quality letter sets to the worldwide graphic design community, but to support other type designers in their endeavors. LatinoType is a collective that is working hard to grow typography in Latin America, a field that has been largely underrepresented…

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