Handpicked Typefaces

 

Fountain: A Conversation with Göran Söderström

This interview is the first in a series of portraits showcasing type designers who publish typefaces through Fountain, the friendly Swedish type foundry.

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Halloween Special: Scary Type – The Sequel

This sequel to the 2008 FontFeed post “Post-Halloween Special: Scary Type” adds a couple of cartoon and pulp-inspired scary fonts to the mix.

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Foundry Focus: Bold Monday

An interview with Paul van der Laan en Pieter van Rosmalen of the Dutch Bold Monday type foundry.

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FontCast #17 — Amman: The City, The Typeface, The Film

The bilingual Latin/Arabic sans/serif type system FF Amman was developed by Yanone for the capital of Jordan at the occasion of its centenary celebrations.

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The Rediscovery of Boudewijn Ietswaart

Inspired by Boudewijn Ietswaart’s book covers, the Círculo de Tipógrafos converted his hand lettered alphabets into digital fonts.

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FontCasts #13, 14, 15 — FontFont Designers

FontFont represents some of the most talented and interesting type designers in the world. In celebration of FontShop’s 20th Anniversary, FSI’s Ivo Gabrowitsch took an opportunity to talk with seven FontFont designers for a special FontCast series.

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Pool Tells the Story of the New FF DIN Round, A Typeface Much More Than a Rounded DIN

Is there any type designer who would be better qualified to construct a rounded DIN than Albert-Jan Pool? It’s safe to say no. His FF DIN Round, released this month is 5 years in the making. Pool has been written a 32-page brochure with the fascinating history of round sans serifs in Germany and the behind-the-scenes development of FF DIN Round.

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Foundry Focus: Hubert Jocham

An interview with Hubert Jocham of the eponimous German type foundry.

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