Font Features

Fonts in use: The favorite fonts of typeface designer Arne Freytag

The favorite fonts of typeface designer Arne Freytag
In a Linotype.com exclusive, Arne Freytag presents his favorite fonts and explains why and how he uses them.
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Our new arrivals for February 2017: the fresh Queulat, the strong brush font Plicata, the easygoing Quiza Pro, and other exciting fonts

New font arrivals for February 2017
While the influence of geometric fonts on Queulat by Jorge Cisterna is evident, the drop-shaped ends and in particular the significantly rounded italic adds plenty of warmth to the fresh and modern slab serif.
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New arrivals January 2016: The noble Antiqua Royal Romain, the raw, lively brush font Lullabies, the geometrical, rounded sans Aquawax and other fonts

New font arrivals January 2017
Gert Wiescher’s inspiration for the noble Royal Romain was a typeface originally designed for the French King Louis XIV.
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New arrivals December 2016: The friendly, vibrant Didone typeface Camila, the raw, hand-painted Austral Slab, the dynamically spirited Dragonflight, and more.

New font arrivals December 2016
Slightly curved terminals balance out some of the starkness of Paula Nazal Selaive’s Didone Camila.
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The Compatil type system – perfect for business reports

Typesetting annual reports always poses a number of challenges for typographers.
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New arrivals November 2016: The handmade font series Kiln, the witty, convivial sans Leuk, the beautiful and powerful slab serif Arigola and other fonts

New arrivals November 2016
Unconventional forms give the sans Leuk by Robbie de Villiers a witty and convivial character.
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New entries for October 2016: the friendly slab Sybilla, the powerful brush font Safir Script, the handmade sans Rainier and other fonts

New entries for October 2016
The robust, yet friendly and humanist shapes of the slab Sybilla by Vassil Kateliev are not just perfectly legible, they are also suited to headlines and logos.
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New fonts in September 2016: the classy, modern Haboro, the sweeping calligraphic Duende, the lively Gaspo Slab and many more fonts

Neue Schriften im September 2016
With Haboro Jeremy Dooley gives a modern appearance to the traditional, classic Didone. An individual character is produced by numerous details in large sizes.
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New fonts in August 2016: the unusual, rather craggy sans Rawer, the dynamic Garden Grown script font, the classic Parcival Antiqua and many more fonts

New font arrivals August 2016
Geometric, structured shapes give the unusual, somewhat craggy sans Rawer from Valery Zaveryaev a technical, futuristic feel.
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Palatino nova, Palatino Sans, Palatino Sans Informal and Palatino eText: four modern, exceptional quality font families, based on the Palatino design classic from Hermann Zapf

Linotype Classics Palatino
What are the origins of the Palatino from Hermann Zapf, when did they become Palatino nova and which other versions of this famous Linotype classic are available? Answers to these questions and other background information can be found in our current font article, “Linotype Classics: Palatino from Hermann Zapf”.
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