Designing a typeface is a wildly difficult process, and to actually come out at the end with something attractive takes an extreme amount of skill and patience.

typerelease reasonably small 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last monthType design may not be for everyone, but typography is, and nearly every designer works with it daily. This is why Type Release creator Sean Mitchell is here to share with you another list of gorgeous typefaces, all of which were released last month. See his findings, only on TNW:

Commercial Type: Dala Moadala moa 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

Originally inspired by worn gravestone lettering and lettering on shipping crates, the elegance of the forms belies their everyday origins.

 

Thinkdust: Nanaminanami 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A brand new Japanese-inspired type family.

 

Lián Types: Brandbrand 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A really soft chancery cursive turned into a script.

 

Incubator: Sharp Sanssharp sans 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

Injects some much needed humanism into the Futura model.

 

Dada Studio: Clavoclavo 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

It’s warmth comes from subtle details, classical proportions and traditional forms.

 

Sudtipos: Rolling Penrolling pen 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

Rolling Pen runneth over with alternates, swashes, ligatures, and other techy perks.

 

Type Together: Bree Serifbree serif 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A young and energetic upright italic.

 

Corradine Fonts: Alianzaalianza 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A complex typographic system which includes three different but complementary styles.

 

OurType: Remoremo 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

Warmth and good humour, with italics that are nothing less than sunny and delightful.

 

Kostic: Bicyclettebicyclette 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

Carefully balanced between gentle curves and sharp angles.

 

Tipografies: Bulo Roundedbulo rounded 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A smooth effect that brings a warm feeling.

 

Suitcase Type Foundry: Ladislavladislav 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A tribute to the typography of Ladislav Sutnar.

 

Typetanic: Transat Texttransat text 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A geometric sans-serif, easy to read at small sizes, but also performs admirably in larger display settings.

 

Underware: Sauna Monosauna mono 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A monospaced typeface with an unusual flair.

 

Wordshape: Cerncern 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

40 weights of neutral, yet formally nuanced grotesk typefaces.

 

Lost Type Co-op: Klinic Slabklinic 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A workhorse that marries personality and functionality.

 

Talbot Type: Kroppen Roundkroppen round 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A geometric, stencil-style font.

 

Exljbris: Tensotenso 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A sans-serif with character.

 

Optimo: Px Groteskpx grotesk 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

When pixels become curves.

 

Art. Lebedev Studio: ALS Malinaals malina 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A plump, sweet tempered display typeface.

 

Hamilton Wood Type Foundry: HWT Geometricgeometric 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A curious angled wood type in 6 styles.

 

Delve Fonts: Sketchnotesketchnote 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

When a handcrafted aesthetic and ease-of-use are desired.

 

Colophon: Lisbonlisbon 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A geometric stencil typeface based on an original metal stencil.

 

Alphabet Soup: Dark Angeldark angel 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A completely new take on the traditional blackletter font style.

 

Resistenza: Starburststarburst 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A gestural light script.

 

Matt Waymouth: Onehunga Sansonehunga sans 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

Crafted to reflect the charming inconsistencies and unique aspects of hand-painted type, in a bold, all-caps package.

 

Stiggy & Sands: Carioca Scriptcarioca script 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A signature script that is both elegant yet slightly bouncy and truly sings.

 

Atipo: Salomésalome 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A unique and flavorful design.

 

Insigne: Le Havre Titlingle havre titling 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

A fresh, fashionable take on classical forms.

 

Moretype: Hylahyla 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

Big, bold, playful, geometric, fun, modern, friendly, jolly, experimental and free.

 

Want more? Check out more lists of new typefaces from: MayAprilMarchFebruaryJanuary and Winter ’12. They’re worth it — we promise.