Handpicked Typefaces

 

RTF Stern – Interview with Jim Rimmer

An interview with Jim Rimmer about RTF Stern, the first typeface ever to be simultaneously released in metal and digital form.

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TDC2 2009 | Type System: Cassius

Winner of a Certificate of Excellence in Type Design at TDC2 2009 for his Cassius/Ali type system, Mathieu Réguer writes a guest editorial for The FontFeed.

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TDC2 2009 | The Text Faces

After the involuntary extended delay in publishing on The FontFeed here’s the second instalment of the TDC2 2009 overview – The Text Faces.

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TDC2 2009 | The Display Faces

As there never is any background information for the TDC2 winners on the TDC website The FontFeed compiled this overview of the Display faces.

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New Microsite For FF DIN

DINfont.com is – after metaserif.com and trixiefont.com – the third “FontFontFocus” website, entirely dedicated to Albert-Jan Pool’s insanely popular information design sans.

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Size-Specific Fonts From Scangraphic

This post is a follow-up to the recently released FontBooklet No. 2 focusing on optical size mastering and size-specific designs. The Scangraphic Digital Type Collection offers all of their fonts in headline (SH Supertypes) and body text (SB Bodytypes) versions, with about two thirds of them available in both.

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New Microsite For FF Trixie OT

FF Trixie OT – a major upgrade of the seminal rough typewriter typeface – has its own dedicated website now. I interviewed Erik van Blokland at the launch of trixiefont.com.

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FF Mister K: Franz Kafka’s Pen

The manuscripts of author Franz Kafka had such a profound impact on Finnish graphic and type designer Julia Sysmäläinen that she decided to convert his handwriting with its unusually strong calligraphic characteristics into a digital script. The philologist took on the challenge to transform in Kafka’s rather eccentric letter forms into an balanced typographic flow. FF Mister K Pro will soon be available from FontShop.

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