the MyFonts newsletter of features and fonts - April '04


elcome to the 1st edition of Rising Stars, the MyFonts newsletter that showcases new fonts and unique features of our website. We hope you enjoy it. Send us comments! We'd love to hear from you at [email protected].
bulletIN THIS ISSUE: Three Rising Stars, Did You Know?, Best Sellers

Three Rising Stars
MyFonts is the place on the Web where you can find fonts from foundries large and small. Every month we sign up new foundries who provide innovative new fonts, some of which turn into runaway hits like Satisfaction, currently #8 on the MyFonts Best Sellers list. In this introductory issue of Rising Stars, we want to show you three of our top-selling new fonts. Click any of the samples to find out more:

Sattler AS


Felt Tip Roman

Felt Tip Roman

Felt Tip Roman is used as Hagrid's handwriting in the U.S. editions of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter books.

Felt Tip Roman began as an experiment in 1989 - a straight adaptation of the designer's handwriting. The Bold and Heavy weights were added in 2003 to broaden the usefulness of this very popular typeface.

Did You Know?
Have you tried out our Test Drive feature? Take it from one who knows:

"'s 'Test Drive' feature renders previews directly from the actual font every time it's triggered. It doesn't build samples by rearranging pre-made GIFs. This is very cool. I don't know of a better online device for testing a font before buying." - Stephen Coles

To try out our test drive feature:
Test Drive
* Currently #38 on our Best Sellers list.

You can use the Test Drive feature on any font listed on! This is a great way to try before you buy.

Best Sellers
One of the frequently overlooked pages on MyFonts is our Best Sellers.

Two pleasant surprises on the Best Sellers list are Great Circus and Nars, two new releases from Misprinted Type. Brazilian Eduardo Recife designs these experimental fonts.

Great Circus    Nars

We encourage you to check out the top 50 best-selling fonts at This page is updated daily. You might be surprised at some of the names in the list!

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