Our May 2016 issue of Fontface features Mediator from Paratype, Microwbrew Soft from Albatross, Mrs Eaves from Emigre, and Garden Grown from Cultivated Mind.

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Fontspring: Fontface Newsletter | May 2016
Mediator Poster
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Mediator Sample Text

A flexible sans from Paratype, Mediator comes in a variety of weights and widths. With the sale, it’s a very affordable way to get a new contemporary font. It certainly wouldn’t go amiss in anyone’s toolbelt, especially those working in print or web pages.

Mediator
ParaType

$135.00 $450.00

Introductory Offer - 70% off until June 3rd

 
Microbrew Soft Poster
Microbrew Soft Poster1 Microbrew Soft Poster2
Microbrew Soft Sample Text

Albatross’ new font is a softer, more rounded version of Microbrew, a best-selling font. It is useful in branding, woodtype, stamps, or any kind of vintage design.

Microbrew Soft
Albatross

$24.50 $49.00

Introductory Offer - 50% off until May 25th

 
Mrs Eaves Poster
Mrs Eaves Poster1 Mrs Eaves Poster2
Mrs Eaves Sample Text

Mrs Eaves is a beautiful serif font by a brand new foundry to Fontspring, Emigre! So while you’re admiring the great curves and lines of Mrs Eaves, come check out the rest of their collection, with more coming soon.

Mrs Eaves
Emigre

$299.00

 
Garden Grown Poster
Garden Grown Poster1 Garden Grown Poster2
Garden Grown Sample Text

Another sans/script combination with chunky lines and messy textures, Garden Grown is a new font from Cultivated Mind. Perfect for a variety of print and physical uses, Garden Grown unsurprisingly works best for new designs featuring our favorite thing in the summer: plants!

Garden Grown
Cultivated Mind

$23.10 $33.00

Introductory Offer - 30% off until May 21st

 
the top deals

Los Lana Niu

Reg $159.00   Now $44.52 until May 29th

Los Lana Niu Poster Los Lana Niu Poster 2
 

Zega Grot

Reg $156.00   Now $39.00 until May 25th

Zega Grot Poster Zega Grot Poster 2
 

Filson Soft

Reg $199.00   Now $49.75 until May 25th

Filson Soft Poster Filson Soft Poster 2
 

Dramaturg

Reg $36.00   Now $18.00 until May 28th

Dramaturg Poster Dramaturg Poster 2
 
the notable links
Combining Typefaces
 

Combining Typefaces

Our friend Tim Brown has put together a pocket guide to combining typefaces. It's got just enough information to be helpful, without being overwhelming. Download the free PDF here.

Street Lettering
 

Street Lettering

Creating a new typeface with molten thermoplastic? Count us in. O Street, a graphic design firm, hired road liners to freehand a new font for their brand identity and we love it.

Early Roman Fonts
 

Early Roman Fonts

A great in-depth and well researched article from John Boardley about the first Roman fonts. If you're into early type, it's a great read.

the fine print

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