The new Magma II: the second edition of an
all-round talent

The easily legible sans serif Magma by Sumner Stone is available from Linotype.com in a modern re-edition, Magma II. The designer of the popular and successful ITC Stone dedicated himself to the development of a good selection of alternate characters and accents for [...]

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New interview with Akira Kobayashi
about his font Akko

Font designer and Monotype Artistic Director Akira Kobayashi gave an interesting interview on Linotype.com about his font family Akko®. The conversation focused on the creation process as well as the applications and potential use of the friendly font. The designer devoted a great deal of time [...]

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The favorite fonts of designer Mårten Thavenius and family packs of the Aptifer Sans and Aptifer Slab family for only 99 Euro* each

The favorite fonts of font designer Mårten Thavenius After completing a B.A. in Philosophy and Aesthetics, Swedish designer Mårten Thavenius began working as an interface designer with IBM. He later became a freelance web consultant and font developer. His most popular designs are the comprehensive families [...]

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Available for one more day only:
Seven Summer Script Fonts by Laura Worthington for only 49 USD/EUR*

You still have one day to get the Linotype.com Script Fonts Selection by Laura Worthington. The offer includes the seven script fonts Azalea Rough, Boucherie Cursive, Funkydori Regular, Hummingbird Bold, Mandevilla Regular, Spumante Regular and Sheila. For only 49 USD/EUR*, you get this selection with the exceptionally beautiful script fonts in OpenType Std format, [...]

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FF Scala: a superfamily in perfect harmony

Font designer Martin Marjoor was unsatisfied with the fonts available to him as a designer in the mid-1980s. This problem led him to design his own font. The result was Scala. The Dutchman’s font was the first actual typeface published by the [...]

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An interview with Jovica Veljović in which he talks about his latest font, ITC New Veljovic

The eminent Serbian designer Jovica Veljović has revised the typeface ITC Veljovic that he created in 1984 and has just released its successor, ITC New Veljovic. On Linotype.com you will find the text of an exclusive interview with the font designer in which he talks about the differences [...]

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The new Demos Next: a friendly and comfortable all-rounder with expanded features

Gerard Unger designed Demos in 1975, one of the first digital typefaces for the Hell Digiset digital typesetting machine. Although the font only had three styles, it became very well-known and popular. Originally, Demos was created as a newspaper font. Its characteristics were adapted [...]

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FF Mark: a geometric and extensive sans serif font with a contemporary design

Have you already discovered the geometric, contemporary sans serif FF Mark in the FontShop library? FF Mark was designed by Hannes von Döhren with the support and collaboration of Christoph Koeberlin, Erik Spiekermann and the whole of the FontFont Type Department. FF Mark was inspired by typefaces of the 1920s. Although it is [...]

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Six styles of Generis Sans for only 49 USD/EUR* – available for 24 hours

With the space-saving American Gothic fonts as a model, designer Erik Faulhaber created the Generis Sans in 2006. He also designed matching Antiqua, serif and sans serif versions. With these four families – Generis Sans, Serif, Slab and Simple – the designer had created a clear, functional and modern font system. Equipped with [...]

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An interview with Nadine Chahine on her latest font Zapfino Arabic

Dr. Nadine Chahine is a Lebanese font designer who works as an Arabic specialist for Monotype. She explains that it was during a course she attended at the American University in Beirut that she first developed her enthusiasm for Arabic typography. Since then, she [...]

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