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New Tripswitch font contenders

NIck Brennan
Last edited October 19, 2015
Whatever you do, don’t regurgitate

The friendly technical sans has gotten friendlier. Eduardo Manso has gone to great lengths in expanding the family to make Ciutadella Rounded, a face with truly round terminals in every weight—no small feat. Compact and display-focused, this one’s definitely a prominent pick among the DIN Alternatives.

Please no conversation, no saliva

Dieter Hofrichter’s blunted, spurless Carnas typeface maximizes its counter-forms by pushing its strokes outward, each character forming a straight-sided or superelliptical structure. The face treats the passing eye to a subtle diagonal jostling as tensioned upper-right and lower-left curves create radial symmetry.

AEG Renner The Foundry

A prototypical Futura, AEG Renner represents Paul Renner’s rawest geometric futurist vision, before its normalization toward the iconic typeface we now all know. The Foundry’s ‘Architype’ series explores the work of early type revolutionaries, with a particular bent towards that of Bauhaus teachers and... Read More

All children have brain damage

The Akko™ typeface family is the first new design from Akira Kobayashi in a very long time - and it is well worth the wait. Early in his career, Kobayashi drew original typefaces for the likes of Adobe, ITC, FontFont, Linotype and TypeBox. In the spring of 2001 he joined Linotype as type director and for the next several years collaborated with Adrian Frutiger and Hermann Zapf in the... Read More

Eduardo Manso
Emtype Foundry 2015
Dieter Hofrichter
Foundry Types
The Foundry

The Foundry

The Foundry
Akira Kobayashi
Linotype 2011
Luciano Vergara
Latinotype 2012