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Hesse Antiqua – Typeface release at 100

January 02, 2018 by
Ferdinand Ulrich
Ferdinand Ulrich

Gudrun Zapf von Hesse, born January 2 in 1918, is a woman of many talents: She would emphasize that she is a trained bookbinder first, but she was also active as a lettering artist, she has produced work in the graphic arts – and she is a typeface designer. As she turns 100 on this day, her first alphabet design is finally released after 70 years. Ferdinand Ulrich tells the story of its origin and recent digitization.

Stand Out From The Crowd

December 20, 2017

We’re delighted to feature the gorgeous Trade Gothic Display by Lynne Yun, one of the newest designs for the Monotype Studio. The two styles add colour, flexibility, and versatility to any project.

FF Attribute

December 11, 2017 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

The latest addition to the FontFont family is a monospaced beauty, say hello to FF Attribute.

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.

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