Aug 14, 2018



fonts & type : font foundries
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WC Fonts

WC fontsWC Fonts – founded in 2005 by Christophe Féray and based in France – is a small typographer's paradise consisting of some great professional font designs, and features a large freeware fonts collection in OpenType format. The typefaces are often conventional in terms of legibility—yet still funky and modern, experimenting with concepts that seek new visual, typographic and linguistic possibilities. The pro/custom designed typefaces are published for retail sale, and are all quite nice (although at this posting we had a hard time finding the payment links). We also liked his iconographic fonts.... More

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WC fonts

Underware

UnderwareUnderware is a graphic design studio which specializes in designing and producing quality typefaces. These are often conventional in terms of legibility - yet functional, having concepts that seek for new visual, typographic and linguistic possibilities. These typefaces are published for retail sale or are custom designed, and you can see many great usage samples on their site. Founded in 1999.... More

Underware


T.26 Digital Type Foundry

T.26 Digital Type FoundryIf you only want to talk, think and talk some more about type, this is home for all the leaders in contemporary, edgy and eclectic fonts. There's a huge number of new collections and typefaces here, from scripty madness to computerized pixel goodness. Not much to read, cause let's face it... You're here for the fonts! These guys are also premiere type designers who offer custom fonts for logos.... More

T.26 Digital Type Foundry

Shift Font Library

Shift Font LibraryRecently re-launched, Shift Font Library from Joshua Distler presents eight high-quality, re-released Shift classics in Macintosh Type 1 format. Actually, half of them are icon sets, but the main font BetaSans is very strong, and we hope more like this are in the pipe-line. Worth checking back on this site. PC versions coming too.... More

Shift Font Library


Process Type Foundry

Process Type FoundryLocated in Saint Paul, Minnesota just off historic Printer’s Row, the Process Type Foundry specializes in the design and distribution of contemporary typefaces. Their work has been featured in PRINT, étapes, HOW and STEP magazines as well as the book Metro Letters. They have about 13 very strong font choices (at the time of this posting) that range from full width to linear geometric, each with their own simply beautiful qualities.... More

Process Type Foundry

MAC Rhino Fonts

MAC Rhino FontsMRF (MAC Rhino Fonts) was established in 2003, but founder Stefan Hattenbach has been producing fonts since 1997. The foundry operates as an independent studio, specializing in custom typography, editing and digitizing and other type-based technical services. They have 4 free fonts for download, and their traditional line of fonts are available from a number of online distributors.... More

MAC Rhino Fonts


Joshua Darden

Joshua DardenJoshua Darden develops new typefaces and lettering for publications, institutions, corporate brands and private clients. Since 1994, this work has been characterized by a careful mating of disparate ideas, guided by a love and respect for the history of letter design, whether manifested in the highbrow or the mundane. Formerly known as ScanJam Design, the new Joshua Darden Studio and font sales site features immediate purchases and downloads, plus custom font design and branding design for publications and more.... More

Joshua Darden

House Industries

House IndustriesRecognized across the planet, House Industries has one of the largest collection of custom fonts - all grouped into several distinctive themed packages. From Tiki-style to Chalet, Monster fonts to Vegas, there's no theme they have not explored, or are willing to embellish. Are they the coolest font foundry on the planet? Probably. These type geniuses are also premiere type designers and illustrators who offer a complete custom package of type design for any project.... More

House Industries


Hoefler & Frere-Jones

Hoefler & Frere-JonesSince 1989, Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones have helped some of the world's foremost publications, corporations, and institutions develop their unique voice through typography. Their body of work includes some of the world's most famous designs, typefaces marked by both high performance and high style. In 2004, The Hoefler Type Foundry entered its sixteenth year as Hoefler & Frere-Jones. H&FJ continues to work with brand leaders in every sector, developing original typefaces and licensing fonts from its library of nearly 1,000 designs, and it publishes fonts exclusively through its New York sales office and its web site.... More

Hoefler & Frere-Jones

FontStruct

FontStructA new web application that lets you create an entire font online (using a palette of grid-based modular vectors), then export a high-quality TrueType font ready to use on any Mac or Windows PC. The technology is impressive (nice flash interface and the back-end done in Java, apparently) and overall the project is beautifully executed. It's a good example of a web application used as a marketing tool to sell retail fonts. Plus, it never hurts to have another digital font around... does it?... More

FontStruct


FontShop

FontShop | FontFontFontShop (producers of the FontFont library) just let us know they've released four new fonts today... Each FontFont release is newsworthy in its own right, but there is something especially momentous about this one: four brand new families, each one very different from the others; new styles for three of their most popular typefaces; and a dozen expertly crafted OpenType releases that breathe new life into FontFont classics. 'Njoy!... More

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FontShop | FontFont

Font Bureau

Font BureauA renown font foundry founded in 1989 by noted publications designer and consultant Roger Black and type designer David Berlow to serve the emerging needs of microcomputer-based magazine and newspaper publishers seeking unique typographic identities. The New York Times, Newsweek and Smart were among the first clients to commission type designs. During the past fifteen years, Font Bureau has designed over 1,000 fonts for over 300 publications. A few of these designs remain the exclusive property of the publications but most have become part of Font Bureau’s Retail Library. This retail library is now offered directly to end users by... More

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Font Bureau


DSType

DSType 6.0This type agency - which is really a one-man type factory, has a nice range of modern serif, script, and sans-serif fonts - counting over 30 at the time of this posting. Be sure to scroll down on the left side and view the commision works, which show the fonts in use... as designed by Dino dos Santos, the Portugese typography master himself.... More

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DSType 6.0

Characters

CharactersFounded in 2004, Characters Font Foundry is an independent Dutch type foundry, designing, manufacturing and selling high quality typefaces for creative designers. Characters specializes in creating custom typefaces for corporate identities and packaging. Some are modern, and some are pretty funky—as the tag line says: typography to express yourself.... More

Characters


Cape Arcona Type Foundry

Cape Arcona Type FoundryClassic Arcona fonts are back online. Visit the store with over 40 fonts available at this time - and download over a dozen classic Arcona fonts that are totally free! Cape Arcona Type Foundry offers a wide range of typographic services, from original typeface design to individual font production... A foundry and type specialty design firm all in one.... More

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Cape Arcona Type Foundry

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