Anyone who’s tried their hand at designing a typeface will know it’s a wildly difficult process, and to actually come out at the end with something attractive takes an extreme amount of skill, taste and patience.

typerelease reasonably small 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last monthType design isn’t for everyone, but typography is, and nearly every designer works with it every day. This is exactly why Type Release creator Sean Mitchell is here to share with you a list of 32 beautiful typefaces, all of which were released over the last month. These are his findings:

1. Reserves: Acronym

acronym 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A highly refined neo-grotesque sans-serif based on Helvetica and its modern-day variants.

 

2. Hoefler & Frere—Jones: Landmark

landmark 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

The signature alphabet of one of New York’s most significant buildings becomes a family of clear and colorful display fonts.

 

3. Letters from Sweden: Kumla

kumla 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

Letters from Sweden’s first release in the “Fabrik Suite” — a project inspired by Swedish industry, factories and harbours.

 

4. Aesthetic Apparatus: Brass Rule Script

brass rule script 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A geometric upright script constructed in the vein of the experimental “brass rule letters” from the 1952 German typography book Hoffmann’s Schriftatlas, combined with mid-century commercial chrome emblems.

 

5. Latinotype: Sanchez Slab

sanchez slab 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A new version, more robust, with straight edges that give it greater character and power.

 

6. TipoType: Amelia

amelia 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A geometric sans, with the softness of humanistic strokes.

 

7. Constellation: Brooklyn

brooklyn 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

Started its life in an architectural model.

 

8. District: Hoban

hoban 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

Hoban is about contrast. Hoban wants to be noticed, but only after a second glance.

 

9. Typotheque: Supernova

supernova 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A family that combines the spontaneity of a script typeface with the versatility of multiple weights and cuts.

 

10. Klim: Founders Grotesk Text

founders grotesk text 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

Maintains the same lineage and feel as the rest of the Founders Grotesk family, but works best at text sizes.

 

11. Letters from Sweden: Trim Poster

trim poster 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A new member in the Trim family and is designed with one purpose in mind: compact all-capital headlines without crashing.

 

12. The Northern Block: Eund

eund 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A geometric sans serif with minimal contrast. Shallow curves are smoothed out of rectangular letterforms to produce a fresh, legible typeface best suited to information based applications.

 

13. Hanoded: Inky Fingers

inky fingers 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

This rather obese font was made by hand — literally.

 

14. Nootype: Selfico

selfico 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A modern font family, that has a strong verticality intensified with the vertical “y” and a special È.

 

15. Lennart Breel: Obscurity Sans

obscurity sans 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

An uppercase display typeface inspired by shadow.

 

16. Associated Typographics: Skol

skol 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

On or off the screen, Skol is a tenacious, hardy font that would make its ancestors proud.

 

17. CBdO Fonts: Aloha

aloha 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

Fun to use brush fonts, Aloha is bound to please.

 

18. Device: Cadogan

cadogan 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A freeform linking script that uses OpenType programming to replace beginning and ending characters with uniquely designed variants.

 

19. Sudtipos: Piel Script

piel script 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A “tattoo” script, Piel is Spanish for skin.

 

20. Hoftype: Foro Rounded

foro rounded 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

The softer sister of the succesful Foro family. Distinct in appearance, with pleasant haptic, objective, and with graphic appeal.

 

21. Stereotypes: Prism

prism 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

Mainly inspired by two things, the sketches of Rudolf Koch for Prisma and the proportions of Avant Garde by Herb Lubalin.

 

22. Tipo Pèpel: Boxed

boxed 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A new and extensive 18-weight typeface, brightly conceived and designed to look good on small screen devices, but offering also enlightened looks on paper.

 

23. Tipografies: Trola

trola 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

Its unusual proportions makes it particularly recommended for generous sizes to fit in tight spaces.

 

24. District: Fair Sans

fair sans 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A distinctive sans serif with much of its calligraphic structure left intact.

 

25. Jure Kožuh: Stat Display Pro

stat display pro 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A sans serif type family legible in circumstances of low visibility.

 

26. Laura Worthington: Number Five

number five 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

Pure Americana, suitable for titling, display, logo, signage, and editorial work.

 

27. Fonted House: Matchmaker

matchmaker 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

Tall, quirky, and juxtaposed letterforms provide a deviation from traditional calligraphy-inspired typefaces.

 

28. ParaType: Vaccine

vaccine 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

A slab serif font family, soft rounded shapes, distinct and strong.

 

29. PintassilgoPrints: Sheldon

sheldon 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

Draws inspiration from the beautiful and eloquent posters by the polish graphic artist Marian Stachurski.

 

30. Trine Rask: Bornholm Allinge

bornholm 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

The third face in a series of rough stone cut typefaces, that shares proportions, but differs in any other aspect like different pieces of rock.

 

31. FSD: Sys Falso

sys falso 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

The calligraphic version of the font family Sys.

 

32. Canada Type: Vox Round

vox rounded 32 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released last month

An extensive monoline typeface that can be both precise and friendly.

Want more? Check out: 38 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released this winter, this list 0f 40 gorgeous typeface designs released in January and take a peek at our dedicated Design & Dev channel.