Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of TypeRelease.


We’ve gathered 20 of the most beautiful typefaces released within the past month. Let’s take a look at this edition’s lovely batch!


Lian Types: Erotica

erotica

Beauty and elegance guaranteed.

Village: Odesta

odesta

Seven feature-rich weights with built-in small caps, swash alternates, and contextual alternate initials and finials.

Thinkdust: Nanami Rounded

nanami-rounded

A carefully engineered take on the original Nanami family.

Commercial Type: Portrait

portrait

Aggressive in its simplicity but nuanced in its details.

FontFont: FF Mark

ff-mark

New meets old meets technic, FF Mark is not an average geometric sans. Strong, simple, bold – and created with utmost consideration and precision.

Type Supply: Balto

balto

From casual to authoritative, classic to contemporary, passive to aggressive, Balto is ready for the job.

Samuelstype: Brooklyn Samuels

brooklyn-samuels

Based on geometrical shapes, it’s primarily intended for headline use but also offers excellent legibility in small sizes.

TipoType: Quiroga Serif

quiroga-serif

Designed for continuous text – legible at medium and small sizes, with great space-saving.

Village: Superior Title

superior-title

A high contrast transitional typeface, a kind of missing link between Bodoni and Times.

The Signal Type Foundry: Center

center

The future is squarish. Based on a rounded rectangle, its geometry has been subtly refined for smoother reading.

Typonine: Nocturno

nocturno

Broad-shouldered and heavy-armed: the rolling, dark silhouettes of its characters create a soothing yet forceful impression that serves to anchor words, no matter where they appear.

Sudtipos: Brownstone Slab

brownstone-slab

Influenced by the ironwork and carved decorations of New York City row houses.

Typotheque: Lava

lava

Designed for magazine use, but far transcends its original application. It’s a no–nonsense workhorse typeface that can handle large quantities of text with ease.

Mostardesign: Metronic Slab Pro

metronic-slab-pro

A slab-serif typeface with a technological and minimalist look.

FontFont: FF Kievit Slab

ff-kievit-slab

Not just Kievit Sans with slab serifs attached. It has been carefully adjusted and fine tuned in width and contrast to help make it an extremely legible typeface.

Nootype: Felice

felice

An elegant serif with a humanistic touch.

Hoftype: Equip

equip

A new versatile geometric sans face in 16 styles, designed on a geometric base.

Fairgoods: Compunabula

compunabula

Compunabula began as a rejected logo for a client. Happy accident!

Typefolio: Petala Pro

petala-pro

Combines readability with a gentle but strong personality. The smooth and balanced forms share space with expressive ink traps.

Talbot Type: Kilburn

kilburn

Continues in the fine tradition of fonts such as Franklin Gothic, News Gothic and Trade Gothic offering a contemporary interpretation of the condensed sans-serif – functionality with personality.

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