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


Did another month just pass us by already? Guess that means it’s time for yet another round of beautiful typefaces from this past April. Check these out!

Jessica Hische: Silencio Sans

silencio sans The best typefaces from April 2014

The name Silencio references silent films, but this font would feel as at home in magazines, invitations and fancy food packaging as it does on the silver screen.

Trial By Cupcakes: Quickpen

quickpen The best typefaces from April 2014

Quickpen is casual and carefree, designed to recreate the look of confident, quickly jotted script with a felt tip pen or brush.

Los Andes: Darwin

darwin The best typefaces from April 2014

Darwin is an eclectic assembly of grotesque, geometric and humanistic styles.

Grilli Type: GT Sectra

gt sectra The best typefaces from April 2014

A contemporary serif typeface combining the calligraphy of the broad nip pen with the sharpness of the scalpel.

Lettersoup: Ropa Sans Pro

ropa sans pro The best typefaces from April 2014

While the upright styles pay a distant homage to the technical aesthetics of the early–20th century DIN series, the strongly humanistic italics breathe in quirky freshness and create a unique flavor.

dooType: Bommer Slab

bommer slab The best typefaces from April 2014

A strong personality that makes it perfect for use in headline sizes, but it also works gracefully within text blocks.

Commercial Type: Gabriello

gabriello The best typefaces from April 2014

Gabriello is slanted on two axes, both horizontally and vertically, giving the energy of a script without causing production problems.

Cultivated Mind: Ciao Bella

ciao bella The best typefaces from April 2014

Ciao Bella pairs the funky elegance of a hand–drawn copperplate script with four ornament fonts.

Calderón Estudio Type Foundry: Risotto Script

risotto script The best typefaces from April 2014

Risotto Script represents the texture, sound, smell and flavor of food.

Production Type: Cogito

cogito The best typefaces from April 2014

Initially designed as a personal remix of mechanically engineered typefaces, Cogito has all the clarity of its models but with a calmer tone.

Type Dynamic: Lasiver

lasiver The best typefaces from April 2014

Lasiver is a simple and dynamic family with seven weights and corresponding italics.

FaceType: Adria Slab

adria slab The best typefaces from April 2014

Adria Slab is a stylish slab–serif that comes in seven weights and charming upright italics.

Typotheque: Neutral

neutral The best typefaces from April 2014

Neutral explores how the absence of stylistic associations.

Lián Types: Heroe

heroe The best typefaces from April 2014

Heroe — its classy style makes the font perfect for a wide range of uses.

Latinotype: DSari

dsari The best typefaces from April 2014

DSari is inspired by the friendliness and cordiality of neo–humanist typefaces.

Schizotype: Range Sans

range sans The best typefaces from April 2014

Range Sans has a contemporary, somewhat geometric look that lends itself to uses such as corporate identities, minimalist graphic design and logos.

Tart Workshop: Bookeyed Martin

bookeyed martin The best typefaces from April 2014

Bookeyed Martin is the much anticipated addition to the popular Bookeyed family.

Monotype: Burlingame

burlingame The best typefaces from April 2014

Burlingame is a sturdy typeface with open, clear shapes that offer high legibility.

Aerotype: Arbordale

arbordale The best typefaces from April 2014

Arbordale communicates with casual confidence — a calligraphic script with roots in the midwest.

Insigne: Cabrito Sans

cabrito sans The best typefaces from April 2014

Cabrito Sans is a laid back, rounded sans–serif alternative served up over easy.