Designer Sarah Lazarevic’s favorite fonts
and the Rameau family for 39 Euros

The French typographer and designer Sarah Lazarevic lives and works in France. She works for large clients such as the French Post Office, teaches graphic art and typography in Paris, and works on copper engravings in her spare time. She now presents exclusively for Linotype.com [...]

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Fonts Designed by the Homeless:
Homelessfonts Initiative Now Available on Linotype.com

The Spanish Arrels Foundation has launched a project called Homelessfonts. In the project, homeless people in Barcelona designed five fonts that are now available internationally. The organization aims to raise awareness of the lives of the homeless and to offer some [...]

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Gold for Bree Serif at the
European Design Awards 2014

On May 24th Bree Serif won gold in the category 27. Original Typeface in the highest rank at the 2014 European Design Awards. Every year, the ED Awards select the best graphic designs, digital designs and illustrations from the previous year in 35 categories. Bree Serif is the serif counterpart to Bree, [...]

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Typography on music covers:
Rock Music Cover Fonts Selection
on Linotype.com

Album covers offer the viewer a first glance into the musical world beneath the packaging. And the variations and distinctions in the cover designs are just as diverse as the genres of music – particularly when it comes to the [...]

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60 years of passion for typeface –
interview with Swiss designer Christian Mengelt

Christian Mengelt was born in 1938 in St. Gallen and embarked on calligraphy as a profession almost 60 years ago in 1954. There, he discovered his passion for fonts and font designs. In addition to his job as a font [...]

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Inspired by the font for the Bell Centennial telephone directory – the new Burlingame

Burlingame, which is designed by Carl Crossgrove, assumes a special place among the Square Sans fonts. The recently published font has unique letterforms and is especially optimized for small font size on the display screen. This lends Burlingame a distinct and individual [...]

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The new Mengelt Basel Antiqua:
a modern reading font with historical references

Font Designer Christian Mengelt developed a new and fitting font for the re-edition of the historical anatomy atlas, “De humani corporis fabrica”. To do so, he researched Basel book fonts from the 16th century, when the first edition of the [...]

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Tom Grace develops Compressed styles
for Neue Helvetica

With its 51 styles, Neue Helvetica was already well prepared for practically any design challenge. Equipped with these styles, the font already covers a wide spectrum of different weights and offers an endless variety of potential applications. For applications that need [...]

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Rounded Fonts: a Look Back and Ahead
at a Typographic Trend

Everything old is new again; every trend has its revival. This is how it often seems − and usually is the case, in fact. These days, if you take a look at a lot of company logos, you’ll notice one [...]

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The Linotype Gneisenauette – also suited to
album covers

The Linotype Gneisenauette was the result of a competition and became a part of Linotype’s Take Type Library. It was designed by Latvian designer Gustavs A. Grinbergs. The handwritten font recalls that of a sign painter and is available in [...]

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