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Making friends with SideNote

Meet the brand new SideNote typeface by Jamie Clarke Type. A warm, friendly, approachable and incredibly versatile new font family that is informal without being comic. It’s a kind of humanist sans meets handwriting font that gets a thumbs-up, 5-star rating.

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What serif typeface would go well with Proxima Nova?

For our first Font Fashion Week, type designer extraordinaire, Mark Simonson, spoke about his new typeface Proxima Sera, the long-awaited companion to the world-famous Proxima Nova. Here you can watch the video or read the illustrated transcription below.

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Fonts to Fall in Love With

In last week’s newsletter we looked at some of the fantastic fonts released during out first Font Fashion Week. In this second part, we introduce you to six families that we’re sure you’ll want to get to know better. Without further ado … drum roll…

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Bodoni Egyptian Mono

In a landscape filled with thousands of typefaces, Bodoni Egyptian Mono is an unexpected design that mixes together wildly divergent DNAs. We interviewed its designer, Nick Shinn of Shinntype.

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Schotis Display font family

Schotis Display is the companion to Schotis Text and is meant to be used in headlines, in subheadings, and other large size settings. Its design is inspired by 19th-century Scotch Romans, but has a thoroughly contemporary look.

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Layfort font family

The brand new Layfort font family takes its inspiration from Art Deco typefaces and crosses that with a dash of industrial flavor to arrive at a distinct typographic voice. It feels fashionable but without frills, relaxed in a luxurious rhythm but with a serious undertone.

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Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Boucan

Join Steven Heller for this special episode of Font of the Month as he takes a closer look at the brand new Boucan, an innovative, playful, and brilliant new font family from Malou Verlomme.

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Font Fashion Week

Font Fashion Week is just around the corner! It’s a brand new series of free online events organized by I Love Typography to celebrate the latest trends in type design.

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Hot new fonts

This month’s hot new fonts include a voluptuous space-aged sans from Jean François Porchez, plus two new gems from Beasts of England that take us from the roaring twenties through the psychedelic 70s, and into the present day with aplomb and pizazz. Oh, and the launch of ILT’s premium collectibles!

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Font Chart Toppers: Recent bestsellers

Last week, I looked back at 2021 and chose ten of my ten favorite releases. Today’s typefaces kind of chose themselves — or more precisely, you chose them! These are ILT’s five top chart-toppers or bestsellers. It’s great to see world scripts represented, with support for Arabic, Cyrillic, Greek, and Latin. So, without further ado, and in no particular order, your top five typefaces.

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