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Hit The Road And Travel Back Through Time With Turnpike

Stuart Sandler is the brilliant typographer behind Font Diner, a company dedicated to lettersets with a distinctly retro vibe. Founded in 1996, Font Diner is arguably the world’s largest collection of vintage typography, celebrating a rich diversity of signage and lettering that spans decades of American history. While working as an art director in the…


Barack Pro Celebrates Stars And Stripes

Based in Vienna, Austria, Ekke Wolf found his way into typography in the early 90s when he sought to create fonts that didn’t yet exist for the purposes of editorial design. The actual process of working on letters amazed him because of the sheer pleasure he experienced through his focus, the tranquil silence of his…



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…




FontHaus: A Jack Of All Trades (And A Master Of Every One)

FontHaus is quite literally an American original, being the first independent retailer of fonts in the United States. Mark Solsburg founded FontHaus in 1989 and the company has been making a name for itself since 1990. FontHaus was among the first online suppliers of fonts for designers around the world, and it remains one of…

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