Trend by Paula Nazal and Daniel Hernández of Latinotype, is a beautiful culmination of type trends going on right now. The Slab serif fonts come in a myriad of styles, 21 to be exact, all meant to be layered upon each other. The entire family is on MyFonts for only $159.00.
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Brandon Text , by designer Hannes von Döhren of the Berlin based HVD Fonts foundry, is an elegant extension of the Brandon Grotesque family that has be optimized for long paragraphs, small sizes and screen reading. The family consists of six weights, in 2 styles, all including alternate numbers, letters, fractions, and an extended character set of additional languages.
Blanch is a brilliant typeface by Barcelona based design firm Atipus. The typeface was inspired by 50s style san serifs and the rounded simplified type of most impression labeling machines. The typeface comes with 6 weights and is available on Lost Type Co-Op as a pay-what-you-want download.
Olio, by designer Max Little of Little Fonts, is a quirky, chunky geometric san serif typeface that comes with a lighter inline version inspired by the work of designer Lance Wyman in his iconic Mexico ’68 Olympic identity. Olio is available on MyFonts as a set for only $30.
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Rum Sans is a beautifully delicate typeface by Village’s own Incubator. Designer Trine Rask used repeating counters and small details to make the typeface flow at both the text size and display sizes. Rum, Danish for ‘space,’ is also available in a serif typeface; both variations complete with alternative character sets, ligatures and swashes.
Glenlake, originally designed by Filmotype & released in 1955, has been beautifully remastered & expanded by Font Diner. This gothic sans serif typeface has all the added functionality of a modern digital typeface, a full compliment of international characters, auto fractionals, ordinals, & alternates.
Filmotype was a company led by Allan & Beatrice Friedman that built and sold manually operated photo typesetting machines and over 500 specifically designed typefaces for the machine. Filmotype eventually became Alphatype and continued selling and manufacturing the machines until 1984, when the MAC was first released. The company couldn’t compete against the coming digital type age. in 2006, Font Diner acquired the collection of type and has been digitizing it ever since.
Aesthetic Apparatus released it’s much awaited typeface. Valuco, in July. The design started with a silkscreen print series they did, “YES, WE’RE SORRY WE’RE,” mimicking the iconic “Sorry, We’re…” signs. The hype around the typeface was so great that they decided to run a KickStarter to build the capital to bring Valuco to the masses.
The the uppercase beveled typeface comes in 5 variations, for only $50 on MyFonts.
Available as a pay-what-you-want download on the awesome website Lost Type Co-op, Blanch is a mixture of 50s era san-serifs blended with the numbering of classic labeling machines. The type face was deigned by the Barcelona studio Atipus.
I really love the personality of the Neo Orient typeface by Istanbul, Turkey based designer and typographer Uğur İslim. The typeface includes both a standard set and an initials set that are equally beautiful. Unfortunately I can’t find any more information on the typeface or whether it’s available for purchase.
Paris is an amazing new typeface by Israeli designer Moskik Nadav. This amazingly ornate typeface includes some of the most beautiful and creative ligatures I’ve seen this years.
The typeface works best at Title size and pairs beautifully with more traditional slab-serifs. Paris includes 9 weights and is available on the Moshik Nadav Typography website for $400.