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

Fontface Newsletter | May 2016

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Fontspring: Fontface Newsletter | May 2016


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.


$135.00 $450.00

Introductory Offer - 70% off until June 3rd


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

$24.50 $49.00

Introductory Offer - 50% off until May 25th


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



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


Zega Grot

Reg $156.00   Now $39.00 until May 25th


Filson Soft

Reg $199.00   Now $49.75 until May 25th



Reg $36.00   Now $18.00 until May 28th

the notable links


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

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

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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