Category Archives: News

New from American Type Founders Collection: ATF Railroad Gothic

First introduced by the historic American Type Founders Company (ATF) in 1906, Railroad Gothic was the quintessential typographic expression of turn-of-the-century industrial spirit—bold and brash in tone, and a little rough around the edges. Well suited to broadcasting important news … Continue reading

New from Font Bureau: Escrow Banner and Escrow Reading Edge

Commissioned by the Wall Street Journal as part of Mario Garcia’s 2002 redesign, Font Bureau’s Escrow is a robust collection of Scotch types that sets the tone of the venerable publication’s front page. Drawn in 44 styles by Cyrus Highsmith, … Continue reading

New from Bold Monday: Nitti Mostro

Just unleashed by Bold Monday, Nitti Mostro is Pieter van Rosmalen’s fantastical addition to his collection of Grotesque-inspired typefaces. Based on the heaviest weights of Nitti Grotesk, Nitti Mostro is an 18-style behemoth designed for setting big, bold display text. … Continue reading

New from Monokrom: Vinter Expansion

In 2009, Norwegian designer Frode Bo Helland first sketched the modulated sans serif forms that would eventually become Vinter. Initially released in a single extremely light weight in 2012, Vinter is Helland’s exploration of the geometric serifless roman model. “In … Continue reading

New: Roster from Font Bureau

Webtype is thrilled to announce the addition of a new star to our lineup: Roster, by Matthew Carter, the latest release from Font Bureau and Carter & Cone. And it’s a really big deal. Dubbed a square-shouldered powerhouse by its … Continue reading

New: Marcia from Font Bureau

Today, Webtype is proud to release Marcia, Font Bureau’s newest type family. What is Marcia? “Marcia started as a project in Cyrus’s undergrad class at RISD three years ago.…It was my first attempt at drawing a whole alphabet,” says designer Victoria Rushton. … Continue reading

Webtype: Five Years of Better Fonts for Better Websites

This fall we celebrate Webtype’s fifth anniversary! We officially announced in August 2010 and started serving fonts a few weeks later. Webtype was among the earliest web font services on the market, but the goal wasn’t to be the first, … Continue reading

Introducing the American Type Founders Collection: Classic Typefaces Reinterpreted

Many of today’s most familiar typefaces had their origins in a company known as American Type Founders (ATF), the United States’ most prominent type company of the metal era. Formed in 1892 as a consolidation of 23 independent foundries, ATF … Continue reading

Complete Benton Sans, Now on Webtype

Today we add all the weights and widths to Webtype’s arsenal of Benton Sans. This brings our range of the expansive family in parity with the desktop version. The 80 styles include five widths (Extra Compressed, Compressed, Condensed, normal, Wide) … Continue reading

Benton Modern brochure site

To celebrate the availability of Font Bureau’s complete Benton Modern series on Webtype, we’ve put together a custom-designed brochure site exploring how Benton Modern, Benton Modern Display, and Benton Modern RE can be used together, covering a broad spectrum of … Continue reading


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