Ivy, a new type foundry from Denmark
The Ivy Foundry is an independent type foundry run by Jan Maack based in Aarhus, Denmark.
Ligature.ch interviews Heavyweight type foundry
Heavyweight is a Prague-based type foundry founded by Jan Horčík and Filip Matějíček. Learn more about young Czech type designers.
New website of Mota Italic type foundry
Mota Italic is a type design studio specializing in original type families for print and screen since 2008. The updated site is now responsive, images have been significantly enlarged and all of Mota Italic fonts are available to try out online in the type tester.
FS Untitled – new typeface from Fontsmith
FS Untitled was made for screens. Its shapes and proportions, x-height and cap height were modelled around the pixel grid. So there are no angles in the A, V and W, just gently curving strokes that fit, not fight, with the pixels.
New release – Tanja by Paul Barnes & Christian Schwartz
Tanja is a dot version of our hairline typeface Marian 1554, which is in turn derived from the typefaces of Robert Granjon and Claude Garamond. (more…)
Swiss Typefaces launched the Lab
Swiss Typefaces, a digital font library, offers 5 fresh experimental fonts in the Lab section and an upgraded website.
Rosetta type foundry turned five
David Březina summarizes the first five years of Rosetta type foundry.
TPTQ Arabic, a new type foundry
TPTQ Arabic is new type foundry dedicated to developing original high-quality Arabic typefaces and systems for bilingual typography. (more…)
Report: Type Foundries Today
An insightful report about the state of the digital type industry presents a deeper, more factual examination. Ruxandra Duru combines historical events with a 2013 census and in‑depth analysis of contemporary foundries, offering insight into the sometimes obscure world of typeface drawing and font making.
Archer is now Bolder than Bold
A popular typeface family Archer by Hoefler & Co. has three more weights now, Black, Extra Black, and Ultra, in both roman and italic. (more…)