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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Letraflex

Steven Heller goes back to the future with the retro Letraflex, font family, designed by Art Grootfontein.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: JAF Herb

Steven Heller falls in love with JAF Herb, a tightly spaced, contemporary blackletter with a brush-script vibe.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Amberwood

If I were to design a new magazine that needed to be both traditional with the hint of edge attitude, I would consider the Amberwood font family. It is a sans serif with a touch of quirk. Its key feature is the brush letter curves that at once gives it a carnival poster sensibility that feels as though it was designed to suggest carefully contoured ribbon.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Scusi

Perhaps the ideal way to appreciate Francis Chouquet’s 2023 typeface Scusi is to imagine the classic film posters painted and designed in the 60s and 70s by Italian film poser designer Sandro Symeoni, whose custom letter forms and typefaces adorned a bevy of imported Hollywood films destined to be translated or dubbed for Italian audiences as well as those originals made Cinecitta, the legendary film studio in Rome. Although there is a tangential relationship, Chouquet did a good job of building on them and inventing his own signature

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Baudot

Our July Font of the Month is Baudot from Delve Fonts: Somewhere, squirreled away in almost every pre-digital graphic designer’s flat files near to the old rubber cement remover and the hand-roller used for flattening out galleys, under the piles of Rubylith, a box of ruling tape and a T-square from the ancient paste-up days, is a small collection of dry transfer type sheets (also known as press type).

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Acorn

Steven Heller takes a closer look at Beast of England’s new Acorn font family in this latest issue of Font of the Month.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Hopeless Diamond

Steven Heller takes a closer look at Barnbrook Fonts’ bold and angular font family, Hopeless Diamond.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Ray Gun

Steven Heller takes a closer look at Derek Weathersbee’s retro-futuristic font, Ray Gun.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Juma

Steven Heller takes a closer look at Cyla Costa’s bold brilliant and wonderful new color font family, Juma.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Horizona

Steven Heller takes a closer look at Anita Jürgeleit’s wonderful Horizona font family.

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