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This article was published on February 4, 2014


    The best typefaces from this past month

    The best typefaces from this past month Image by: Amebar
    Sean Mitchell
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    Sean Mitchell

    Sean Mitchell is an Interactive Designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of Type Release. Sean Mitchell is an Interactive Designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of Type Release.

    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

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

    Type Dynamic: Predige

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

    Parachute: Bague Sans Pro

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

    Yellow Design Studio: Gist

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

    Hold Fast Foundry: Industry Inc

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

    Indian Type Foundry: Pilcrow Soft

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

    Klim: Maelstrom

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

    Kyle Wayne Benson: Benson Script

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

    Fenotype: The Carpenter

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    An elegant and versatile connected script family of three weights.

    Commercial Type: Duplicate

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

    Graviton: Gubia

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

    Onrepeat: Port Vintage

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

    Gunnar Link: Donki

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    A friendly cursive display typeface.

    Playtype: Nationale

    nationale

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

    Latinotype: Arquitecta

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    Arquitecta is a rational geometric with humanist proportions.

    Laura Worthington: Ganache

    ganache

    A clear, cheery, eye-catching face.

    Corradine Fonts: Sinffonia

    sinffonia

    A beautiful ornamental font family.

    Decade Typefoundry: Logotype Frenzy

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    Logotype Frenzy – a display typographer’s guilty pleasure.

    Type Together: Essay Text

    essay-text

    An elegant serif typeface intended for setting books.

    The Northern Block: Acrom

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