Featured Fonts

30
MAY
2014

Nulshock

Nulshock is a wide, industrial headliner. Precise, mechanical curves and optical compensation make Nulshock breathe easy in high tech environments. Nulshock wasn’t developed with the intention of displaying...
04
APR
2007

PRINTF

PRINTF is a teletype/typewriter font with custom OpenType letter pairs for a more authentic, less repetitive look.
23
AUG
2013

Chickweed

When you want entertaining, casual headlines that take up minimal space, Chickweed is your font. In OpenType savvy applications, letter & numeral variations are automatically shuffled for a more natural, giddy look.
25
AUG
2009

Gaz

Gaz is a square, display typeface, influenced by twentieth-century gasoline station signs. Sign painters used to call this type of lettering stove pipe, due to the right angles and rounded corners. Despite its...
29
JUL
2005

Owned

Owned has the look and feel of bona fide urban marker scrawl. Pragmatic ligatures, and tons of them, accentuate the inconsistencies of writing at speed. The variation of weight and angle of the strokes gives Owned a...
19
JAN
2010

Galderglynn Esquire

Galderglynn Esquire is a bag of assorted 19th Century metal type. Numerals: regular, monospaced, old-style, inferior and superior.
25
OCT
2007

Meloche

Meloche is a unique grotesque sans-serif typeface influenced by hand-painted French signs of the late nineteenth century. It’s available in 7 weights and obliques. OpenType features include numeric ordinals,...
26
FEB
2007

Walnut

Walnut is a realistic graffiti styled font, fresh off the wall.
13
JAN
2015

Athabasca

Athabasca is an angular, sans-serif typeface. There are 6 weights, 3 widths and italics. The capital I will automatically be replaced by a serifed I when followed by a lowercase L. In OpenType savvy applications,...
07
JUL
2009

Thump

Thump is a fat, casual, sans-serif headliner. Thump is so casual, it makes a brown, boring sweater look like a crazy LSD soaked super rainbow sport jacket with fire shooting out of it.
17
JUN
2010

Special Forces

Special Forces is a tough, slab serif headline font designed for the screen.
21
JAN
2008

Pound

Pound out meaty words with beefy strength.
01
APR
2008

Addlethorpe

Addlethorpe is a metal font in three layers. Addlethorpe 1 is the foreground layer. If you’re using Addlethorpe on a light background, this may be all you need. Addlethorpe 2 is a fill layer designed to color...
23
MAY
2017

Vanchrome

Vanchrome is a compact sans-serif headliner with chromatic layers. Create a layer in your design application, copy the layer, change the style, change the colors. Some applications such as Photoshop might need...
12
AUG
2009

DDT

DDT is a subtly superelliptical, neutral-sans typeface. While it there’s an aspect of squareness to it, the roundness has been fine tuned to provide maximum clarity. More square than Univers but less square...
11
JAN
2019

A New Galderglynn

Galderglynn 1884 is a typeface project commissioned by a design team working on behalf of Jameson Whiskey. In 2013, Jameson commissioned a custom version of 2010’s Galderglynn Esquire. But Galderglynn Esquire was essentially a novelty display typeface. It was a based on a grab...
01
DEC
2018

Cybermontage: Instant Postmodern Typography

Cybermontage is an idea I’ve had several years ago where I would try to to recreate a popular typographical trend from the mid 80’s to the early 90’s. Designers would take various typefaces and scramble them up. While the punk/zine look (think Sex Pistols) was...
14
NOV
2018

Joystix Language Extensions

It all started in 1976 when the Atari video arcade game Sprint 2 was developed an released. Sprint II was an overhead racing game with two steering wheels and a black and white screen and was immensely popular. There was something really appealing about the physical aspect of...
08
NOV
2018

Greek, Russian & Vietnamese Coffee

Kenyan coffee started it 1999 as a rather unrefined (to say the least) compact sans serif headliner. The original concept was a neo-grotesque with some mechanical style elements of early twentieth century industrial typefaces. A boxy, stovepipe design with a waistline...
05
MAY
2018

Doin’ the Neutron Dance

In 1983, Shoot That Tiger Creative Services created a record sleeve for the UK single of the Pointer Sisters Neutron Dance. The design ticked all the boxes for the design trends that would continue to dominate all the way up to early 1990’s: splatter paint granite, atom age...
24
APR
2018

Not meant to be read by drivers

There’s no shape that can’t be formed into an alphabet. But that doesn’t mean I won’t keep searching for it. For this project, I designed a set of shapes that would be intentionally challenging to work with. Zelega Zenega was informed by from the shapes of...
28
FEB
2018

Spectrashell

In 2017, my cousin and I designed a hard-shell waterproof passport case. He designed and engineered the case itself and I came up with hexagonal grip pattern, the logo and metal badge, packaging and manual. Originally, this passport case had a different name. I came up with the...
18
NOV
2017

Minicomputer: 1960s Ultramodern

The strange looking numerals at the bottom of bank checks are printed in magnetic ink in a font called MICR E-13B. This typeface was developed in the mid 1950s and was used by banks in 1960s all the way to the present day. This system only supports numerals and a few control...
31
AUG
2017

Typodermic’s Raymond Larabie Talks Type, Technology & Science Fiction

Written by Jason Tselentis Raymond Larabie, known for creating ubiquitous futuristic and sci-fi fonts, has been involved with type since he “was about five years old” and was using type at that early age as well. His experience with typography, especially when it came to the...
31
AUG
2017

Jillsville weight and language expansion

Jillsville was one of the first Typodermic Fonts releases. It was created in 2002 but was only available in 2 weights: Ultra-Light and Extra-Light. Now you can get it in a seven weight range. Language coverage has been expanded to include almost all Latin based languages,...