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Interview with Verena Gerlach

Mix It Up

December 04, 2017 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

Mixing the best of its older siblings, Ropa Mix is the new kid on the block, part of lettersoup’s. Ropa Type Family. With two free weights, you can try before you buy.

Interview with Verena Gerlach

November 20, 2017 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

“A lot of inspiration comes from the unknown and the naive approach to discover things.” We recently interviewed Berlin-based type and book designer Verena Gerlach to delve a bit deeper to find out more about the face behind the fonts, her influences, and her design process.

Praxis® Next

November 13, 2017 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

Following in a similar vein to its predecessor, Gerard Unger’s newest design Praxis® Next has the same sturdy shapes as Praxis. With a large x-height, weighty counters and open apertures, it’s legible on screen and off.

On quotation marks and other puzzling punctuation

November 01, 2017 by
Peter Glaab
Peter Glaab

“Whoever does not respect the penny is not worthy of the dollar”. This proverb also applies to the conscious use of punctuation marks in text setting. Typography with impressive features that appear striking at first glance is compelling – font selection and a blend of fonts, appropriate line length, appropriate line spacing and typographic emphasis. The minutest details are just as important: comma, semicolon, period, colon, question mark, exclamation mark, brackets, hyphen and dash.

Introducing Rosella™

October 23, 2017 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

Harking back to the bygone era of the engravers of the late 19th Century, Sabina Chipară’s new design, Rosella™ is a delightful, and intricate collection of typefaces. Perfect for eye-catching packaging, posters and book covers.