Tag Archives: Typography + Fonts: The Best Fonts for Web & Graphic Design

HWT Geometric (Serif Font): Tuesday Type Treat

HWT Geometric is a serifed typography design from the Hamilton Wood Type Foundry. This angled wood type comes in six styles: light, condensed light, geometric, geometric condensed, shopworn and shopworn inked. A 19th century design, HWT Geometric is described as recalling “early 20th century Dutch DeStijl lettering with a mostly strict adherence to right...

Vitesse (Slab Serif Font): Tuesday Type Treat

Vitesse, a snazzy slab serif font from Hoefler & Frere-Jones, can best be compared to a typographic sports car: Instead of using the rounded rectangle as a motif, the strategy we devised for Vitesse was to use a more sophisticated shape as its central theme: a modified rectangle with flat surfaces above and below,...

FF Dora (Serif Font): Tuesday Type Treat

FF Dora  is a new, serif font from Font Font that works best for smaller size projects, as it was created with editorial design in mind, but it can be used for larger sizes. According to Font Font, the “display style was designed to bring some playfulness in larger sizes.” Available as an OpenType...

Calluna (Slab Serif Font):Tuesday Type Treat

Calluna, an accidental typeface created when Jos Buivenga needed some space from his current typography project, Museo, is a slab serif font that works in text and display type settings. The process of crafting Calluna actually began with Museo. Buivenga simply added slab serifs to the stems of his current design. The result was...

Karol (Serif Font): Tuesday Type Treat

Karol is a new type family published by Type-Ø-Tones, which comes in four different weights (Regular, Semi-Bold, Bold, and Black) with italics of each weight also available. Designed by Daniel Sabino, Karol is supported in 44 languages. While intended for book composition, Karol has a “strong personality” that will carry it into other uses....

Program (Sans Serif Font): Tuesday Type Treat

Program and Program Narrow are two sans serif typefaces that are designed and produced by Zuzana Licko and licensed by Emigre Fonts. Available in open type and web font formats, Program boasts four weights (book, medium, bold, black) and Program Narrow has three (regular, medium, black). Both fonts have italic versions of each weight....

Save The Date: Upcoming Design Events

Traveling to different industry-related events is one of the best parts of my job as an editor. Case in point: I will be covering Adobe’s MAX, The Creative Conference event in Los Angeles the first week in May (check back for blog updates throughout the conference). Being around other professionals who are as obsessed...

Tide’s In (Sans Serif): Tuesday Type Treat

Some designs simply call for a carefree, hang-ten (type) attitude. For those occasions, Tide’s In from Kyle W. Benson has you covered. The font family includes 73 European glyphs with italics to match and fun names like Dude, Mondo, Lil’ Dude, Bunny and Dudette. Get the entire collection for $14. Tide’s In! is a...

Mission Gothic (Sans Serif): Tuesday Type Treat

A new typeface from the Lost Type Co-op, Mission Gothic is a sans serif font inspired by a trip to San Francisco’s Mission District. Designed by James T. Edmondson and Trevor Baum, the font includes five weights and two styles, making it one of the co-ops most extensive type families.        ...