Our October issue of Fontface features LaFarge by Typetanic, Flexible by Art Grootfontein, Mauren by Nasir Udin, and Letteria Pro by Latinotype. We also link to Hoefler's announcement about being acquired by Monotype, an article on how game developers select typefaces, and an adult coloring book by Sarah Hyndman called "Passive Aggressive Fonts"

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Fontspring: Fontface Newsletter | October 2021
LaFarge Poster
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LaFarge Sample Text

Typetanic takes its time with new font families, but they’re all top quality and LaFarge is no exception. This elegant serif family was inspired by early-20th century mosaic signs in the New York City subway.

LaFarge
Typetanic Fonts

$104.50 $209.00

Introductory Offer - 50% off until November 5th

 
Flexible Variable Poster
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Flexible Variable Sample Text

Art Grootfontein has quickly become one of our favorite foundries to watch. This surprising sans has a wide range of squash and stretch, along with a variable option. Check out this video to see how it looks in animation.

Flexible Variable
Art Grootfontein

$30.00 $60.00

Introductory Offer - 50% off until October 17th

 
Mauren Poster
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Mauren Sample Text

Nasir Udin’s Mauren family has an impressive amount of versatility. The lighter weights offer a smooth read within paragraphs, and the bolder weights look great in larger headlines. The calligraphic italics are also particularly gorgeous.

Mauren
Nasir Udin

$84.50 $169.00

Introductory Offer - 50% off until November 30th

 
Letteria Pro Poster
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Letteria Pro Sample Text

More than just a good ol’ fashioned sign painter script, Letteria Pro is a trio that will feel right at home in your typographic toolbelt. The retro script comes with plenty of swashes and ligatures for customized lettering options. To balance things out, Latinotype also includes an industrial serif and slab.

Letteria Pro
Latinotype

$28.00 $70.00

Introductory Offer - 60% off until November 7th

 
the top deals

Steam

Reg $96.00   Now $48.00 until October 31st

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Statement Sans

Reg $199.00   Now $99.50 until October 31st

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Serca

Reg $149.00   Now $59.60 until November 12th

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Riveta

Reg $160.00   Now $64.00 until October 15th

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the notable links
Monotype acquires Hoefler&Co
 

Monotype acquires Hoefler&Co

We can’t ignore the elephant in the room. There have been a lot of surprising acquisitions in the type industry lately, including long-time independent foundry, Hoefler&Co.

How game developers pick fonts
 

How game developers pick fonts

Fonts and video games have a rough history. Ugly UI text can ruin a game’s release, but here are some examples of developers who are making sure their fonts are legible at the very least. We hope the bar continues to be raised higher in the future.

<i>Passive Aggressive Fonts</i>
 

Passive Aggressive Fonts

Add a bit of snark to your coloring book experience with this humorous new book of font designs from Sarah Hyndman and Type Tasting.

the fine print

Masthead set in Balboa & Tenez, body set in Questa Slab & Tenso

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