The “Doge’s Delight” typeface in action…
Here’s a first preview of our customary Christmas Black Letter face, also a strong hint of our thoughts regarding naming…we rather like the idea of a name with a silent ‘W’!
We’re offering our Easter Fleurons and (new) Easter Egg Letters at a 50 % discount on myfonts…
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The Tuscaloosa family, a splendid new ‘Wild Wet’ Tuscan family of three faces, will be dispatched to our resellers in the next day or so. Once it is… ‘enjoy’!
A friend of ours was remarking recently on the scarcity of typographical humoir that did not involve the infamous comic sans. This set us to thinking of an oldie but a goodie…
On April 1, 1977 the British newspaper The Guardian published a seven-page “special report” about San Serriffe, a small republic located in the Indian Ocean consisting of several semi-colon-shaped islands. A series of articles described the geography and culture of this obscure nation.
The report generated a huge response. The Guardian‘s phones rang all day as readers sought more information about the idyllic holiday spot. However, San Serriffe did not actually exist. The report was an elaborate April Fool’s Day joke—one with a typographical twist, since numerous details about the island (such as its name) alluded to printer’s terminology.
The success of this hoax is widely credited with inspiring the British media’s enthusiasm for April Foolery in subsequent years.
Read more about this typographic joke here.
“Albion’s White Christmas” can only be described as a snowy blackletter. In the tradition of old childrens’ comics, yuletide magazine mastheads and vintage Christmas cards, it is a snow draped blackletter ideal for the winter holdiays and letting in the spirit of Christmas.
Windevere is a family of display faces designed to for easily readable headings and titles that convey a sense of speed and motion. The family includes three faces, Windevere Regular, Windevere Bold and Windevere Rounded.
We’ll soon be releasing our next two families, so we thought we’d post a few examples of them in use: