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A Sans Serif Celebrating A Decade Of Typographical Evolution: Economica Next

Established in Uruguay seven years ago, TipoType is a company managed by Fernando Diaz, Martin Sommaruga, and Vicente Lamónaca with a goal of producing, distributing, and marketing typefaces to graphic designers around the world. “It was not easy to quit our jobs or start working without any secured income, but there is the attractiveness of…


Pensum Pro Pairs Calligraphic Notes In A Contemporary Serif

TypeMates is a straightforward type foundry that circulates a diverse range of typefaces and also tailors exclusive type designs for small and large clientele. Operated by Nils Thomsen in Hamburg, and Jakob Runge in Munich, TypeMates attends to everything from the tiniest nuance in a logo or piece of lettering, to the design of extensive…



Addington CF Offers Sophistication And Incredible Versatility

Connary Fagen is a graphic designer and typographer with a substantial background in art direction, identity, illustration, web and UI design, motion graphics, and of course, type design. “As a designer, I noticed early on how much typography affected the quality of my work,” Connary told us. “I wanted to better understand the mechanics behind…


Mark Simonson Introduces Proxima Soft

Mark Simonson is a prolific graphic designer, illustrator, and typographer whose innate artistic talents date all the way back to his early childhood. While his college education and subsequent career initially focused on commercial art, he took an interest in type design during a college lettering course in the mid 1970s. “Back then, this meant…



The Wonders Of OpenType And Our Swash Collection

You might be surprised at just how many fonts have OpenType features and what they can do for you. Think of a font as a bag of frozen peas. We know that sounds totally ridiculous, but hear us out. On the surface, that bag contains nothing more than exactly what it says on the label:…


Proxima Nova – The Greatest of the Helvetica Killers

Designer Mark Simonson revamped and expanded upon his six original Proxima Sans designs to create the insanely popular Proxima Nova font collection that designers around the world know and love today. With clean, modern lines and easy legibility even at very small point sizes, it’s no wonder that Proxima Nova is highly sought after, and…

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