Type Department

 

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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Azuro – A New Typeface For Reading On Screens

Azuro is a four-weight sans serif typeface designed by Georg Seifert specifically designed for on-screen writing and reading.

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FontCast #16 — FontFont Type Department

Behind the scenes of FontFont’s Type department, the unsung heroes who work together with the type designers to turn their alphabets into high quality digital fonts.

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