Hand-Lettered Greeting Card from Martina Flor

Argentinian letterer and designer (and friend of The FontFeed) Martina Flor launched an online greeting card service called Letter Collections. Each postcard is lettered, handwritten and sent by Martina Flor. In order to promote this new project Martina will send 100 printed postcards – indeed, a physical card sent by physical mail – to people she likes, [...]

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FontFont Has Never Been More Independent

When the deal between Monotype and FontFont was announced yesterday the internet exploded, wailing and lamenting the perceived loss of independence of the world’s largest library of original contemporary typefaces. Arguments like “FontFont is no longer the last major independent foundry” and “There’s never been a better time – nor a better argument – for independent foundries [...]

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Interactive FF Mark Specimen Minisite

I have worked in the type business for the past 23 years. Before that I witnessed the launch of pioneering type families like Avenir, Rotis, ITC Officina, … during my five years tenure as editor in chief for PAGE. To my knowledge, in all these years (and perhaps neither in the preceding decades) no other typeface enjoyed [...]

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New FontFonts: FF Mark, Ze New Germanetric Sans

FF Mark is a new geometric sans serif designed to meet the typographic challenges of today. It was developed over the past two years as a joint project between Hannes von Döhren, Christoph Koeberlin and the FontFont Type Department, assisted by Erik Spiekermann. The expansive family has ten weights ranging from hairline to black with [...]

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On A Daily Basis: The All New FontBook 2.0

FontShop launches the first major upgrade to version 2.0 of its successful typographic reference iPad app FontBook.

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Welcome To 2012: Free Erler Dingbats

The free dingbat font Erler Dingbats offers an up-to-date, contemporary, 100% Unicode compatible alternative for the standard OS dingbat fonts.

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Letters Have The Floor

This experimental video by n9ve visualises concepts and objects referring to the letters of the alphabet.

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FontBook, Now An iPad App

FontBook for iPad – not a book, but a typographic atlas with 620,000 font samples which can be Facebooked and Tweeted.

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