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Nina Stössinger and Andrea Leksen

In their conversation, Nina Stössinger (Frere-Jones Type) and Andrea Leksen (Leksen Design) connect over their teaching experiences, how digging through fonts by other designers taught them even more about type design, and how custom font work offers a different perspective…

Elefonts joins Type Network

With ten years’ industry experience and degrees in both visual communication and type design, Elena Schneider produces custom typographic solutions and award-winning retail fonts. Her foundry, Elefonts, is built on principles of consistency and coherence. With an eye towards international…

Big start for a new year

Building on a great 2022 at Type Network, we’re ready for an even bigger 2023. Foundry partners released 96 new families of type in 2022. Some were big, like Greg Thompson’s 60-style Agenda One. Some were small, like Thinstroke’s DiSpigna…

Tipofili joins Type Network

Founded in April of this year, New York-based Tipofili grew out of the design practice of Louise Fili, Andy Anzollitto, and Matthew Smith. After designing thousands of book jackets, brands, packages, and more—often with custom lettering—the trio turned their attention…

Antina’s sharp edges

The latest typeface to emerge from Tony Di Spigna’s expert hands: Antina adds angled, high-contrast flare to the foundry’s library . . . and to your designs.

From the UK to the UAE, Manchester Type joins TN.

A scientist in another life, David Williams now spends his days poring over obscure manuscripts and designing type. His foundry, Manchester Type, is TN’s latest global partner. In this conversation with Lucas Czarnecki, Williams shares how his friend convinced him…

Type-Ø-Tones releases four new wide-ranging type families

With Ella, Karol, Karol Sans, and Eixample, Type-Ø-Tones present a slate of new, historically informed, completely unique type families. These four designs contain 9 typefaces and a total of 46 different styles, all available to license from Type Network.

Buenos Aires foundry Fer Cozzi joins TN 

Fernanda Cozzi learned type design through making graffiti with her friends, working on her high school newspaper, and—more rigorously—through the master’s program at the University of Buenos Aires. After working for several years as an independent type designer and starting…

IvyOra: An alternate to Caslon that isn’t another Caslon!

For Ivy’s latest family, Jan Maack drew inspiration from the same Dutch fount as William Caslon. The result is a set of fonts that can be used not only instead of typical Caslons, but also in places Caslon can’t go:…

TN’s 19th and 20th variable fonts are Blaze Type’s Sigurd and Massilia

Inspired by antique forms and enabled by modern technologies, Blaze Type’s Sigurd and Massilia VFs offer two completely different styles. (And somehow look great together.) In this interview, type designer Matthieu Salvaggio tells us why optical size is…

A few from the vault: Some rarely seen Adobe Originals

Over the years, Adobe’s business model has evolved alongside its expanding library. One result is that there are some Adobe Originals—created in collaboration with other designers and lettering artists—that are not currently found in the company’s own Adobe Fonts service.…

DJR’s Megafaces

Through his Font of the Month Club, DJR sends subscribers 12 new faces per year. They’re “display faces, experimental designs, and exclusive previews,” most of which never receive retail releases. After TN’s customary and intense tech review, three of his…