Typography Weekly #70
Thomas Phinney: “Truth” is hard to come by
Debunking false stories with typographic knowledge. Another one of Thomas Phinney’s cases.
Corsair by Ksenya Samarskaya released at Rosetta
“Originally commissioned by Best Made Co., its functional beauty was made to mimic the idiosyncrasies of handwriting. Naturally randomised letterforms lend it authenticity, while weathered edges and subtle variations add a rustic charm. The effect is an honest, approachable, and organic look that’s careful, but that doesn’t overthink it. ”
Relaunch of Sudtipos.com with discounted fonts
“At last, a comprehensive way to explore the entire Sudtipos type library. To celebrate the launch, enjoy 50% off any desktop or webfont purchase by entering offer code SUDTIPOSNEW at checkout.”
Frere-Jones releases Conductor
“This family began with material I had collected for In Letters We Trust a few years ago. Like that lecture, Conductor began with a simple observation, which prompted questions and conjecture and before long, a whole type family. Conductor is also the first family I’ve worked on with Nina Stössinger from the start, making it especially satisfying to launch. — Tobias Frere-Jones”
Type Journal interview with Sumner Stone
Sumner Stone talked to Misha Beletsky about type techniques, life, work, teaching and his plans.
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Lost Type releases Mort Modern
A serif typeface in 56 styles (including optical sizes, widths and weights) designed by Riley Cran, inspired by the mid century advertising lettering of Mortimer Leach.
Frutiger Serif package 90% off
“Of the 20 styles in this comprehensive font, which also include condensed variants, we have selected eight base styles, which will convince you of the versatility of this modern, high-quality typeface design.”
New from Hoefler & Co: Isotope
“Inspired by a style of lettering invented to convey precision and reliability, Isotope is a new family of typefaces designed to be both luxurious and fit.”
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