Category Archives: Type Portraits

Marat and Marat Sans from LudwigType

We are happy to welcome our latest foundry partner Berlin-based LudwigType and designer Ludwig Übele to Webtype. The German type specialist honed his skills at the typeface design masters program at the Royal Academy of the Arts in the Netherlands. Now … Continue reading


Scout and Scout RE from Font Bureau

Scout, our latest release from Font Bureau, is a fresh yet pleasantly familiar sans serif by Cyrus Highsmith. Originally drawn for the redesign of the magazine Entertainment Weekly, Highsmith found inspiration in early 20th century German grotesks such as Venus, DIN, … Continue reading


Solitaire from MVB Fonts

After the introduction of his Sweet label with us earlier this year, we are happy to welcome Mark van Bronkhorst with his type foundry MVB fonts on Webtype, too. Our first release is MVB Solitaire — a no-frills tempered humanist … Continue reading


Dispatch and Dispatch Mono from Font Bureau

Our latest releases from Font Bureau are the slab serif families Dispatch and its brand new small-sized companion, Dispatch Mono. Cyrus Highsmith created the series in his search for a typeface with industrial atmosphere that can serve a variety of applications and sizes. … Continue reading


Trio Grotesk from Bold Monday

The second release from our Dutch foundry partner Bold Monday is Trio Grotesk. And it is one with an interesting Dutch background, too. While studying in the Netherlands, Trio Grotesk’s designer Florian Schick discovered the only two remaining printed copies … Continue reading


Griffith Gothic from from Font Bureau

Font Bureau’s popular Griffith Gothic is now available as webfonts on Webtype. The series, designed by Tobias Frere-Jones, has its roots in the typeface Bell Gothic from 1937 by Chauncey Griffith, long-time Mergenthaler Linotype type director.


The Freight Series from Garage Fonts

With the release of all serif variants, we are proud to now offer the full Freight Series by Joshua Darden as one of the most extensive contemporary type series available for the web. Freight’s four size-specific designs — Big, Display, Text … Continue reading


Proforma from Font Bureau

Our latest addition from Font Bureau is Proforma, a typeface by Petr van Blokland with an interesting background. Initially designed in 1983 for Purup, a Danish company specializing in forms (hence “pro forma”), it was one of the first typefaces developed … Continue reading


Freight Sans from Garage Fonts

We are delighted to welcome Garage Fonts as a new foundry on Webtype with their first release Freight Sans, heralding the exceptionally extensive Freight type series by Joshua Darden soon to follow in its entirety. While the Freight series’ serif styles exist … Continue reading


Poynter Old Style Display from Font Bureau

With Poynter Old Style Display we are happy to release a relative to the well-established Poynter Serif RE family and provide another apt set of typefaces for both the largest and smallest text on the web. In a quest for readable … Continue reading


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