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Syke Mono: A Contemporary Monospaced Sans Serif That Pairs The Past With The Present

Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, The Northern Block was created by Jonathan Hill in 2006. Known for their anti-establishment approach to type design, The Northern Block flawlessly incorporates comprehensive functionality into each of its letter sets. The final result is a seamless blend of artistry and practicality–beautiful workhorse fonts that offer designers an incredible degree…


Cape Arcona Type Foundry Goes Normal

  CA Normal, designed by Cape Arcona, is a typeface aiming for beauty without ostensible effects, merely relying on clarity and well balanced proportions. It merges influences from European grotesques and American gothics, breeding an experimental mongrel of sorts. The underlying concept stays in the background, giving the design a great self-evidence. Although it is…


Historical Impact and Modern Application: Canada Type's Gibson

Canada Type’s Gibson font family has quickly become the one of the company’s most popular products. Perfect for branding and design, Gibson’s eye-catching boldness pays homage to an intrepid man and his legacy. The typeface was named by its creator Rod McDonald for his close friend and colleague John Gibson (1928-2011), and produced by Kevin…


Brokman Font by The Northern Block

The Brokman font family, currently 50% off until November 8, 2015, is a contemporary sans serif family designed to bring clarity and originality to brand related projects. The open apertures and large x-height help provide a fresh aesthetic with an easy, fluid texture across design layouts. While it’s squarish proportions are balanced with subtle rounding achieving a carefully modulated…


Realtime Text by Juri Zaech

Realtime Text is the proportional alternative to the monospaced Realtime type family, just released by the always talented Juri Zaech. Realtime Text is a technical, yet friendly design with details that serve function and visual impact alike and lends itself to tabular designs, sturdy columns and tidy layouts. It comes in five weights, from light to black,…


Sale - 70% Off Monsal Gothic Font

The Northern Block is back with another great sans called Monsal Gothic, and it’s posted at 70% off for the next few weeks. A contemporary gothic sans font family with simple and condensed proportions. The design pays close attention towards balance and expression of form, creating a functional yet elegant typeface suitable for extensive text-based…



Webnar

Webnar is a modern geometric sans serif font family of 7 weights, including italics, created with information and technology in mind. For a limited time only you can save 70% off Webnar, which offers up single options starting for just $9! It is a functional, versatile and highly legible typeface designed to perform well in print…


Itoya, Designed by The Northern Block

The Northern Block is back again this month, and this time with 80% off their new release Itoya. A contemporary sans-serif, Itoya was influenced by Western and Japanese ideologies. A fusion of modern machine-like functions with a warmer, emotional and more spiritual ethic. The marriage of a western precision and eastern expression forms a sharp…

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