Typography Weekly #20
Monotype released the Eric Gill Series
Monotype released the Eric Gill Series—a collection of more than 75 fonts in three families: Gill Sans Nova, Joanna Nova, and Joanna Sans Nova. The series is a collaboration of 4 designers (Steve Matteson, George Ryan, Ben Jones and Terrance Weinzierl) over the course of 2 years.
New from Fontsmith: FS Brabo
“FS Brabo is a four-weight, serif font that reinterprets early book typefaces and whose swashes and ligatures bring colour and character not just to editorial projects but also signage, advertising and identities. A beautifully bookish personality for hardworking modern applications.”
Punctuation that failed to make its mark
Several writers and inventors in the last century tried to introduce new marks of punctuation into the English language – but they all failed. Keith Houston tells their story.
Suggested By Member Ric…
A story of a 25-year-old font coming back with a vengeance.
New from Font Bureau: Marcia by Vioria Rushton
“Victoria Rushton started Marcia, her first typeface, with the attitude of a letterer. Its high-contrast roman echoes the Modern styles of the 19th century, while the sturdy italic provides a base for its decorative variations.”
2016 Letterpress Calendar
The 5th edition of the Mr Cup letterpress calendar is now available for pre-order at Kickstarter! As last year, worldwide renowned creatives participate to its creation. It is composed of 14 20x14 cm cards printed on 700g french paper. It is a hand numbered limited edition.
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