Our May 2018 issue of Fontface features TT Severs by TypeType, The Bartender by Vintage Voyage Design, Darwin Rounded by Los Andes Type, and Verbatim by Paulo Goode. We also feature our book review on The Golden Secrets of Lettering, an article on Kanye West's potential neck tattoo, and a Johns Hopkins study on lowercase letter recognition.

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Fontspring: Fontface Newsletter | May 2018
The Bartender Poster
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The Bartender Sample Text

Just like your favorite craft brewery, The Bartender serves up traditional flavors that blend together perfectly and have that authentic taste. The script feels elegant and logo-friendly, while the bolder caps look great in headlines.

The Bartender
Vintage Voyage Design

$18.00 $36.00

Introductory Offer - 50% off until May 11th

 
TT Severs Poster
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TT Severs Sample Text

You saw it first on Fontspring! TT Severs has more unique style than your typical sans. For one, you’ll notice the stylized internal shapes. The oval and bracket forms combine curves with corners, mimicking traditional Arabic writing.

TT Severs
Typetype

$29.70 $135.00

Introductory Offer - 78% off until June 6th

 
Darwin Rounded Poster
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Darwin Rounded Sample Text

This modern addition to the Darwin collection is friendly, yet still structured and slightly condensed. Its masculine body shape has a softer edge so it sits just right in a variety of contexts.

Darwin Rounded
Los Andes Type

$34.02 $189.00

Introductory Offer - 82% off until May 17th

 
Verbatim Poster
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Verbatim Sample Text

Looking for a sans with plenty of width and weight variation? The cinematic Verbatim family has got you covered with 60 epic fonts. Inspired by 1970s sci-fi, this voluminous family brings retro-futuristic flavor into the 21st century.

Verbatim
Paulo Goode

$75.00 $300.00

Introductory Offer - 75% off until May 31st

 
the top deals

Salvatore

Reg $299.00   Now $53.82 until June 15th

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Manofa

Reg $305.91   Now $45.89 until May 28th

Manofa Poster Manofa Poster 2
 

Sabbatical

Reg $39.00   Now $19.50 until May 18th

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Roc Grotesk

Reg $495.00   Now $247.50 until May 25th

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the notable links
Golden Secrets Book Review
 

Golden Secrets Book Review

Ever since we saw Martina Flor’s presentation at Typecon, we had been looking forward to reading her book, The Golden Secrets of Lettering. Read our latest review on the Fontspring blog to see why this beautiful book is a must-read for any lover of type.

Kanye West’s Typographic Neck Tattoo
 

Kanye West’s Typographic Neck Tattoo

In a recent tweet by Kanye West, it would seem he’s excited to get a “custom” designed neck tattoo (despite the fact that it’s literally just a free novelty font). Needless to say we’re not convinced it’s a great idea.

Lowercase “G”?
 

Lowercase “G”?


Think you know your letterforms? Would you believe researchers from Johns Hopkins University recently found that only 7 out of 25 study participants knew what a lowercase looptail “g” looked like?

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