Our September issue of Fontface features Panton Rust by Fontfabric, Morison by Fenotype, Dona by Harbor Type, and Yolk by Paulo Goode. We also feature links to an article on the wrong font weight being used on D.C. Metro signs, a guide to type styles from Fontsmith.com, and a font designed for speed reading called Lexend.

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Fontspring: Fontface Newsletter | September 2019
Panton Rust Poster
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Panton Rust Sample Text

Fontfabric has a knack for perfectly textured text, and they’ve done it again with Panton Rust. This extensive 72-font family includes a shabby chic script and rugged sans, as well as layers upon layers of extras.

Panton Rust
Fontfabric

$27.80 $139.00

Introductory Offer - 80% off until October 4th

 
Morison Poster
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Morison Sample Text

Morison is a 32-font family of fashionable serifs from Fenotype. This stunning array is classy, legible, and is a welcome addition to the recent rise of modern serif fonts.

Morison
Fenotype

$44.85 $299.00

Introductory Offer - 85% off until September 26th

 
Dona Poster
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Dona Sample Text

Harbortype’s Dona family is not your average sans. Its smooth curves are chock full of personality. These 22 fonts work beautifully in bold headlines and read fluidly in long paragraphs, for a versatile yet unique look.

Dona
Harbor Type

$37.50 $150.00

Introductory Offer - 75% off until September 16th

 
Yolk Poster
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Yolk Sample Text

Paulo Goode’s quirky sans inspired by eggs is, in the words of its creator, “desperately trying to be a geometric sans… but is failing miserably.” Nonetheless, we think Yolk is a winner.

Yolk
Paulo Goode

$54.00 $180.00

50% off until August 31st

 
the top deals

Magdelin

Reg $149.00   Now $29.80 until October 9th

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Maver

Reg $90.00   Now $36.00 until September 30th

Maver Poster Maver Poster 2
 

Mako

Reg $499.00   Now $199.60 until September 30th

Mako Poster Mako Poster 2
 

Faible

Reg $180.00   Now $54.00 until September 22nd

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the notable links
Metro sign font mishap
 

Metro sign font mishap

Font weight can make a big difference. When contractors in Washington, D.C. used the wrong Helvetica weight on Metro station signs, concerned citizens took to Twitter over the inconsistent aesthetic.

Guide to Type Styles
 

Guide to Type Styles

For those who struggle to remember what the difference is between humanist and grotesque, Fontsmith.com has provided a simple reference guide to the basics of type styles, available as a handy PDF.

Lexend for speedier reading
 

Lexend for speedier reading

Google Fonts has announced the upcoming release of Lexend, a new variable font collection of seven families designed to improve reading comprehension and retention.

the fine print

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