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


2014 started us off with yet another month of gorgeous typefaces. Let’s take a look at them below.

HVD Fonts: Brandon Printed

brandon printed The best typefaces from this past month

Brandon Printed has an eroded, printed look with four variations of every letter.

Type Dynamic: Predige

predige The best typefaces from this past month

Predige is a condensed and constructed sans-serif type family with a very low contrast.

Parachute: Bague Sans Pro

bague sans pro The best typefaces from this past month

A versatile monoline typeface with a distinct and eye-catching personality.

Yellow Design Studio: Gist

gist The best typefaces from this past month

Gist is an inline slab-serif with a retro yet contemporary vibe.

Hold Fast Foundry: Industry Inc

industry inc The best typefaces from this past month

Industry Inc comprises numerous standalone styles along with a layered type system.

Indian Type Foundry: Pilcrow Soft

pilcrow soft The best typefaces from this past month

Simple and utilitarian, similar to forms found on street and highway signs around the world.

Klim: Maelstrom

maelstrom The best typefaces from this past month

A “perverse” typeface, to be sure, but that is exactly its charm.

Kyle Wayne Benson: Benson Script

benson script The best typefaces from this past month

A script that is desperately trying to be anything but a script.

Fenotype: The Carpenter

the carpenter The best typefaces from this past month

An elegant and versatile connected script family of three weights.

Commercial Type: Duplicate

duplicate The best typefaces from this past month

A versatile collection of typefaces comprised of three families, each in the same six weights with italics.

Graviton: Gubia

gubia The best typefaces from this past month

Gubia is a geometric, sans-serif typeface with a slightly condensed design.

Onrepeat: Port Vintage

port vintage The best typefaces from this past month

Port Vintage is an experimental Didone typeface with a modern twist.

Gunnar Link: Donki

donki The best typefaces from this past month

A friendly cursive display typeface.

Playtype: Nationale

nationale The best typefaces from this past month

Highly legible and communicative – functions well as both body text and as display.

Latinotype: Arquitecta

arquitecta The best typefaces from this past month

Arquitecta is a rational geometric with humanist proportions.

Laura Worthington: Ganache

ganache The best typefaces from this past month

A clear, cheery, eye-catching face.

Corradine Fonts: Sinffonia

sinffonia The best typefaces from this past month

A beautiful ornamental font family.

Decade Typefoundry: Logotype Frenzy

logotype frenzy The best typefaces from this past month

Logotype Frenzy – a display typographer’s guilty pleasure.

Type Together: Essay Text

essay text The best typefaces from this past month

An elegant serif typeface intended for setting books.

The Northern Block: Acrom

acrom The best typefaces from this past month

Acrom is a geometric sans-serif typeface with a minimal stroke contrast.