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This article was published on July 12, 2013

    30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month

    30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month
    Harrison Weber
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    Harrison Weber

    Harrison Weber is TNW's Features Editor in NYC. Part writer, part designer. Stay in touch: Twitter @harrisonweber, Google+ and Email. Harrison Weber is TNW's Features Editor in NYC. Part writer, part designer. Stay in touch: Twitter @harrisonweber, Google+ and Email.

    Designing a typeface is a wildly difficult process, and to actually come out at the end with something attractive takes an extreme amount of skill and patience.

    typerelease reasonably small The 24 most beautiful typefaces released last monthType design may not be for everyone, but typography is, and nearly every designer works with it daily. This is why Type Release creator Sean Mitchell is here to share with you another list of gorgeous typefaces, all of which were released last month. See his findings, only on TNW:

    Commercial Type: Dala Moa
    dala-moa

    Originally inspired by worn gravestone lettering and lettering on shipping crates, the elegance of the forms belies their everyday origins.

     

    Thinkdust: Nanami
    nanami

    A brand new Japanese-inspired type family.

     

    Lián Types: Brand
    brand

    A really soft chancery cursive turned into a script.

     

    Incubator: Sharp Sans
    sharp-sans

    Injects some much needed humanism into the Futura model.

     

    Dada Studio: Clavo
    clavo

    It’s warmth comes from subtle details, classical proportions and traditional forms.

     

    Sudtipos: Rolling Pen
    rolling-pen

    Rolling Pen runneth over with alternates, swashes, ligatures, and other techy perks.

     

    Type Together: Bree Serif
    bree-serif

    A young and energetic upright italic.

     

    Corradine Fonts: Alianza
    alianza

    A complex typographic system which includes three different but complementary styles.

     

    OurType: Remo
    remo

    Warmth and good humour, with italics that are nothing less than sunny and delightful.

     

    Kostic: Bicyclette
    bicyclette

    Carefully balanced between gentle curves and sharp angles.

     

    Tipografies: Bulo Rounded
    bulo-rounded

    A smooth effect that brings a warm feeling.

     

    Suitcase Type Foundry: Ladislav
    ladislav

    A tribute to the typography of Ladislav Sutnar.

     

    Typetanic: Transat Text
    transat-text

    A geometric sans-serif, easy to read at small sizes, but also performs admirably in larger display settings.

     

    Underware: Sauna Mono
    sauna-mono

    A monospaced typeface with an unusual flair.

     

    Wordshape: Cern
    cern

    40 weights of neutral, yet formally nuanced grotesk typefaces.

     

    Lost Type Co-op: Klinic Slab
    klinic

    A workhorse that marries personality and functionality.

     

    Talbot Type: Kroppen Round
    kroppen-round

    A geometric, stencil-style font.

     

    Exljbris: Tenso
    tenso

    A sans-serif with character.

     

    Optimo: Px Grotesk
    px-grotesk

    When pixels become curves.

     

    Art. Lebedev Studio: ALS Malina
    als-malina

    A plump, sweet tempered display typeface.

     

    Hamilton Wood Type Foundry: HWT Geometric
    geometric

    A curious angled wood type in 6 styles.

     

    Delve Fonts: Sketchnote
    sketchnote

    When a handcrafted aesthetic and ease-of-use are desired.

     

    Colophon: Lisbon
    lisbon

    A geometric stencil typeface based on an original metal stencil.

     

    Alphabet Soup: Dark Angel
    dark-angel

    A completely new take on the traditional blackletter font style.

     

    Resistenza: Starburst
    starburst

    A gestural light script.

     

    Matt Waymouth: Onehunga Sans
    onehunga-sans

    Crafted to reflect the charming inconsistencies and unique aspects of hand-painted type, in a bold, all-caps package.

     

    Stiggy & Sands: Carioca Script
    carioca-script

    A signature script that is both elegant yet slightly bouncy and truly sings.

     

    Atipo: Salomé
    salome

    A unique and flavorful design.

     

    Insigne: Le Havre Titling
    le-havre-titling

    A fresh, fashionable take on classical forms.

     

    Moretype: Hyla
    hyla

    Big, bold, playful, geometric, fun, modern, friendly, jolly, experimental and free.

     

    Want more? Check out more lists of new typefaces from: MayAprilMarchFebruaryJanuary and Winter ’12. They’re worth it — we promise.