Category Archives: Type Portraits

New: Miller Text from Font Bureau

Matthew Carter’s Miller is a seminal reinvigoration of the 19th-century Scotch Roman, serving forthright, authoritative body copy and headlines since 1997. Today, in parallel with Font Bureau, we complete the Miller series on Webtype with Miller Text, the foundational member of … Continue reading

Buendia from Bold Monday

Simultaneously with our friends at Bold Monday, we are proud to release César Puertas’ Buendia family. When typographers — and particularly web designers — seek to bring emphasis, contrast, and hierarchy to a page they usually look for variation in … Continue reading

Dolly and Sauna from Underware

Underware joined Webtype last November with three families. Now we offer another shipment of fonts from the European prodigies. These modern classics helped Underware make their mark, and they are still as relevant and useful as the day they were … Continue reading

Antenna Serif from Font Bureau

The seven weights and italics of Antenna Serif in its main width. See the other three widths below. Today is Font Bureau’s simultaneous public release of Antenna Serif, for desktop use, and for web use here on Webtype. Designed by … Continue reading

Condor from Font Bureau

One of the atypical typeface styles we don’t commonly associate with web design is the thick-thin sans serif — type with strong contrast between its thick and thin strokes. The genre, historically associated with commercial lettering, architectural landmarks, or automobile … Continue reading

Introducing S&P and Blesk

We’re happy to welcome the new S&P type foundry to Webtype with their first release, Blesk. S&P is the design studio of Ksenya Samarskaya, based in Brooklyn, New York. Samarskaya has worked on custom type for clients from Apple to … Continue reading

Display Typefaces from Bold Monday

Last year we introduced two multifunctional text families from our Dutch friends, Bold Monday: Nitti Grotesk and Brando. Now we’re ringing in 2015 by going back to the foundry’s roots and bringing all Bold Monday’s display typefaces to Webtype. When … Continue reading

New from MVB Fonts: MVB Solano Gothic

MVB Solano Gothic was originally designed as a display face for the City of Albany, a small town on the east edge of the San Francisco Bay. Named for the city’s main street, the typeface needed to work on signage … Continue reading

Underware Is Now on Webtype

We are pleased to welcome Underware to Webtype, along with three of their most popular and expressive typefaces. At the end of the 20th century, not long after a decade dominated by the Grunge aesthetic, a new group of young … Continue reading

New from Font Bureau: FB Big Caslon

FB Big Caslon is a significant update to Matthew Carter’s handsome headline face based on the largest sizes of William Caslon’s metal type. Released in 1994 and bundled in OS X for many years, Big Caslon is familiar to anyone … Continue reading


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