Font Features

100 years of Karlgeorg Hoefer: Monotype marks the anniversary with a Fifties Retro Pack

The widely admired and enthusiastic font designer, calligrapher and teacher Karlgeorg Hoefer would have been able to celebrate his 100th birthday this February.
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A review of new releases: animated, well-supported calligraphic fonts and super families for use in corporate design

With our readers in mind, we have again made a selection from the many new fonts that have recently appeared and that we consider to be both exceptional and original.
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Klitschko vs. Illiteracy – an alphabet that fights illiteracy

After dipping his feared fists in blue paint, Wladimir Klitschko, holder of four major heavyweight boxing titles, has punched the 26 letters of the alphabet individually on canvas.
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Rounded fonts are back in vogue
An historical and current review

“It could hardly get much rounder” is the first thought that comes to mind when one considers what is currently to be encountered in cities and on popular internet sites.
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Large sans serif families and delightful display fonts

For this issue, we have selected from the wealth of recently published new typefaces a range of sans serif font families that we think are likely to have a highly promising future.
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The most popular releases of 2013

We were lucky enough to publish many exciting and impressive new fonts in 2013 that struck a cord with both you and us.
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Fascinating headline fonts and other new releases

With our readers in mind, we have again selected a number of what we consider to be exceptional fonts from the vast number of new releases.
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New releases: Ornamental swash fonts and well-constructed families for text setting

Come with us on a short journey through noteworthy recent new releases.
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Pluto: A vibrant, individual sans

Can two different design concepts be combined in one font? This question prompted Hannes von Döhren, the designer of fonts such as Opal, Snoogle and Brandon Grotesque to experiment and develop the Pluto.
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Poster fonts of films currently showing in the cinema

The barbecue season ended some time ago and spending the evening in the cinema is now a much more attractive prospect than sitting on the cold balcony.
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