This is the foundry of typographic artist Harald Geisler based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.Harald Geisler's fonts are conceptually inspired. For example "Ciseaux Matisse" the foundries first release in 2010 is inspired by an exhibition about Henri Matisse's drawing with scissors. The Sigmund Freud Typeface, a collaboration between H.G., the Freud Museum London and the Sigmund Freud Museum in Vienna, is inspired by the idea of a person writing a letter to his shrink set in Freud's own handwriting. Conspired Lovers a typeface inspired by his own Love-letters.Among other publications the foundries fonts have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Fast.Co, Design Taxi, Novum and Page.
Producing readable OpenType Fonts that are designed to be inviting to your readers.These are the font designs by David Bergsland who has been designing and selling fonts since 1993. The motive to design fonts was fpound in the need to find fonts which would do what David needs to do in his books.His font designs are a direct response to his career focus: typography, page layout, font usage, readability, book design, and self-publishing. He continuously works to design new fonts that will work better and be more beautiful for book, magazine, and booklet design.
Haiku Monkey Foundry is the home for Alec Julien's typographic creations. The foundry specializes in handwritten and brushdrawn faces, as well as display fonts that excel at large sizes.
After finishing his journalism studies, David traveled extensively and ended up in Israel where he stayed for some years. David had a lot of jobs– zookeeper, goldsmith, artist and cook (to name a few), but settled on working as a tour guide and photographer. David specialises in hand printed typefaces and uses brushes, pens, ink and paint to create his – sometimes scary looking – fonts. He lives in the fruit growing area of Holland with his wife, three kids, several Burmese Buddha statues and a mosque-shaped alarm clock from Oman.
Harbor Type is an independent type foundry based in the city of Porto Alegre, Brazil. It is run by Henrique Beier, graphic designer by major, type designer by heart.
Rebecca’s love of typography in print, for which she received an ISTD accreditation for, is what led her to create typefaces, so that she was able to be involved in every part of the design.
Graduating from Teesside University in 2014 with a First Class Honours in Graphic Design, she appreciates great design in many areas, obsessing over great layouts, branding and even interior design! Her love for all this helps her create great typefaces, as she can visualise how they could be used to successfully communicate a message in their intended situation. In 2016 she also studied the TDi typeface design course at Reading University.
Hasan Abu Afash is educated as an engineer and developed an interest in Arabic type design later in his career. He is an Arabic type designer and typographer, is the founder of HibaStudio, a bilingual website (Arabic and English) featuring Arabic calligraphy, Arabic type design and typography launched in 2007 from Gaza, Palestine. Hiba Studio features his Arabic fonts such as Hasan Elham, Amal, Manal, Aya, Enas, Ghada, Noor, Alhandasi, Almohandis, Marah … etc.
Highground aka Full Time Artists has been providing custom lettering & artwork since 1993. Our font offerings center around authentic graffiti art & urban styles. All of our fonts are hand written or drawn & each font is released under our official Graffiti Fonts® label. We strive to create fonts that are widely useable while staying true to the root Hip-Hop culture that drives our designs.
Homelessfonts is an initiative by the Arrels foundation to support, raise awareness and bring some dignity to the life of homeless people in Barcelona Spain. Each of the fonts was carefully digitized from the handwriting of different homeless people who agreed to participate in this initiative. Monotype is pleased to donate all revenue from the sales of Homelessfonts to the Arrels foundation in support of their mission to provide the homeless people in Barcelona with a path to independence with accommodations, food, social and health care.
Located in Helsinki, Finland, Toni Hurme utilizes his background as a graphic designer to create his foundry's typefaces. "I set type and use fonts daily alongside other designers in the studio. I like to think that this has given me a pretty good idea of what other designers want and need."Toni spent 15 years working as a graphic designer specializing in branding before he released his first typeface in 2013. During that time, he started to hone an interest in drawing typefaces and when he was unable to find the right font for projects he was working on, he simply created new ones for himself. utilizes his background as a graphic designer to create his foundry's typefaces. "I set type and use fonts daily alongside other designers in the studio. I like to think that this has given me a pretty good idea of what other designers want and need."
HVD Fonts based in Berlin, Germany, founded by Hannes von Döhren in 2002. After completing his studies (graphic design) in 2005, he worked in an advertising agency in Hamburg, Germany. Since 2007 he has been working as a freelancing graphic- and type designer in Berlin.