Tag Archives: serif

New in Font Bureau’s Reading Edge Series: Custer RE

  Custer RE is a new typeface by David Berlow in Font Bureau’s Reading Edge series of fonts especially designed for small sizes on screen. In 2009, an architecture book from 1897 in the library of the University of Wisconsin caught David … Continue reading


New from Font Bureau: Big Moore

Big Moore is the refined and well-balanced transitional display face by Matthew Carter that brings back the proportions true to Baskerville’s times. In 1766, Isaac Moore, manager of Joseph Fry’s type foundry in Bristol, England, issued a specimen under his … Continue reading


Miller Banner from Font Bureau

Big, bigger, Miller Banner. Matthew Carter’s grandest member of the Miller series is meant for the largest display applications of ultimate grandeur, taking the Scotch Roman genre to new heights and beyond any examples among its historic antecedents. Hairlines have been sharpened and … Continue reading


Heron Sans & Serif from Font Bureau

The design of the Heron series started when Joe Heroun, Art Director of Men’s Health, commissioned a new headline face for the magazine. In response, Cyrus Highsmith drew a compact, straight-sided sans-serif with taut flattened curves inspired by industrial, machine-made … Continue reading


Farnham Text and Display from Font Bureau

  Font Bureau’s Farnham is a lively transitional serif series that adds personality to editorial text and display applications. Christian Schwartz based his design on the work of German-born punchcutter Johann Fleischmann, a contemporary of Baskerville and Fournier. He was an expert … Continue reading


Shift from MCKL

We are delighted to welcome MCKL as a new type foundry on Webtype. The Minneapolis-based studio, run by Jeremy Mickel, offers retail fonts, custom typeface design, lettering, and logo development. We’re looking forward to a number of unique, eye-catching designs … Continue reading


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


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


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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