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May 13th 2009

New and Notable

FS Pele

FS Pele a Fontsmith typeface by Garnham and Smith FontShop Exclusive

Anglia Script

Anglia Script a PsyOps typeface by Gabor Kothay FontShop Exclusive

FS Alvar

FS Alvar a Fontsmith typeface by Garnham and Smith FontShop Exclusive

Adam BP Lombriz

Adam BP from B&P Type Foundry
FontShop Exclusive

Lombriz from Sudtipos

Flieger Comic Strip

Flieger from Fountain

Comic Strip from Mecanorma

Fresh From the FontFeed
Blue Note

Almost Blue — Album Covers Inspired By Blue Note Records
An overview of sleeves that are based on specific releases by Blue Note Records, or that are designed to evoke the classic Blue Note cover art style.

Steve Jobs

Abduzeedo’s Type Faces
Abduzeedo — the blog by Brazilian designer Fabio Sasso — has posted “45 Amazing Type Faces”, a gallery of typographic portraits.

Faceout Books Documents the Design of Book Covers

Back To The Eighties With Justice’s DVNO
An electro-pop music video pays homage to CGI television bumpers of the 1980s and the FontFeed’s Yves Peters takes a look at the typefaces used to bring that era to life.

Featured FontCases
Extra Light Fonts

Extra Light Fonts
Just as there is often a need for extra bold type, the delicate stuff on the light end of the spectrum has its place as well. Ultra thin fonts can lend elegance to a page.

Futura Alternatives

Futura Alternatives
Here are some quality geometric sans serifs that are less common than Futura, offering more weights, styles, and alternate glyphs for greater versatility than the old standby.

Typographica's Favorite Typefaces of 2008

Typographica’s Favorites of 2008
Type designers, educators, historians, engineers, and users select the year’s best font releases in the annual review from a redesigned Typographica.org.

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