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This article was published on June 10, 2014


    Our favorite typefaces from May 2014

    Our favorite typefaces from May 2014
    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.


    Here’s our roundup of the gorgeous typefaces that emerged last month. Check ’em out and tell us which is your favorite!

    Yellow Design Studio: Eveleth

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    Eveleth is a premium letterpress family with exceptional realism and vintage charm.

    Laura Worthington: Adorn

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    Warm and welcoming, Adorn offers seven display fonts, four script designs, monograms, ornaments, illustrations, banners, frames and catchwords.

    Typotheque: Valter

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    Valter is a graceful and slightly cheeky collection inspired by pointed-pen writing.

    Doubletwo Studios: XXII YeahScript

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    XXII YeahScript is a versatile brush script with a large range of alternates.

    Suitcase Type Foundry: Urban Grotesk

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    Urban Grotesk attempts to follow the best of traditions of Grotesk typefaces.

    Thinkdust: Nanami Handmade

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    Nanami Handmade is a handmade family with 19 weights and a quirky, mischievous charm.

    Carrois: Fira Sans

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    Fira Sans was commissioned by the Mozilla Foundation for the Firefox OS and released under the SIL Open Font License.

    Great Lakes Lettering: Feast

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    Feast’s hand-sculpted letterforms emanate a powerful, yet delicate presence.

    Mint Type: Proba Pro

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    Proba Pro is a geometric sans with a subtle humanist touch.

    Type Dynamic: Elysio

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    Elysio is a condensed, humanist sans.

    Font Bureau: Tick & Tock

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    A pair of stencil typefaces by Cyrus Highsmith.

    Nine Font: Briko

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    Briko’s bumpy outline and soft edges give it a friendly feeling.

    Kyle Wayne Benson: Kansas Casual

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    Kansas Casual is a completely unique take on an overdone classic.

    Corradine Fonts: Wild Pen

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    Wild Pen was written with an experimental pen made from recycled plastic bottle.

    Monokrom: Mønster

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    Odd letterforms and exaggerated shapes combine into powerful, vigorous patterns.

    TypeUnion: Silo

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    Silo is a fluid sans-serif typeface embodying energetic curves and a clean, functional structure.

    Magpie Paper Works: Woolen

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    Woolen is a hand-inked and italicized serif, based upon a 17th century type specimen.

    Phospho: Luxus Brut Sparkling

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    Luxus Brut Sparkling evokes timeless elegance.

    Parachute: Bague Inline Pro

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    A contemporary geometric typeface.

    S-Core: Core Rhino

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    Core Rhino displays warmth through its roundness and curved letterforms.

    Positype: Flirt Script

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    Flirt Script is a free-flowing monoline.

    Pixilate: JollyGood Sans

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    JollyGood Sans is a serious alternative to that other comic font.

    Production Type: Panorama

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    An arsenal of nearly boundless possibilities.

    PintassilgoPrints: Blueshift

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    Blueshift is an expressive disconnected script and a stylish display that play together devilishly well.

    Ndiscovered: Mangerica

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    Mangerica incorporates different styles into a consistent look.

    Typesketchbook: Abula

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    Abula – a humanist twist is incorporated into a serif.

    Bold Monday: Brando

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    A contemporary serif with humanist proportions.

    Brownfox: Formular

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    Formular’s precision and versatility are combined with a slightly eccentric character.