Typodermic News Archive

01
FEB
2017

Semi-Monospaced Ultraproxi

Ultraproxi is an austere, technical sans-serif typeface. Visual cues were taken from high speed computer printers from the 1950s to 1970s. You’ve probably seen this type of printing on old driver’s licenses or magazine subscription labels. One of the more well known, early line...
01
FEB
2017

The font that goes squirt!

Squirty is a capricious hand painted typeface inspired by mid-twentieth century Japanese nightclub promotional graphics. Letter and numeral variations automatically shuffle for a more relaxed tone. Almost all current Latin based languages are supported, including Cyrillic...
01
FEB
2017

PCTL4800 & PCTL9600

PCTL4800 is a technical sans-serif typeface. Good designers have a depository of orthodox, technical typefaces in their toolbox. Often, industrial fonts have visual hints that link them to a particular time period. A retro look isn’t always desirable, especially if you’re aiming...
01
FEB
2017

Aircraft Insignia Refuel

Refuel is an an octagonal technical typeface fueled by military aircraft markings. It includes 6 weights, 6 widths and italics. When the capital I is followed by a lowercase L, it automatically sprouts serifs to improve legibility. Almost all current Latin based languages are...
29
DEC
2016

Can One Font Represent All of Canada?

Amid all the official plans for Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations, in a relatively unheralded detail of visual branding, there’s a curious initiative: a custom typeface for party banners and t-shirts that includes, alongside characters used in French and English, characters...
06
DEC
2016

Soft Expressions

There are times when the crisp lines of Expressway feel just a sliver too severe. Now there’s Expressway Soft: the Expressway typeface with a touch of analog fuzz to take the edge off. The curves are subtle so it doesn’t come across as grunge type and it still has a...
04
OCT
2016

The Typodermic Color Font Experiment

The Typodermic Color Font Experiment is a free collection of 105 color fonts in the very latest color font formats, licensed for commercial use. These fonts can’t be installed and used in applications like normal fonts can…that’s why they’re experimental....
19
AUG
2016

Cornpile

Cornpile is a lively cartoon slab-serif typeface available in 6 weights and italics. In OpenType savvy applications, letters and numerals automatically bounce for extra zaniness. Cornpile comes in Greek, Cyrillic and plenty of other languages.
19
JUL
2016

Semi-Casual Remissis

Remissis is a semi-casual sans-serif typeface, designed for print and high-resolution displays. It bounces. Nonchalant but not zany. When you access the OpenType old-style numerals feature, you’ll get lowercase weighted lining numerals. They’re designed to harmonize...
05
JUN
2016

Gymkhana: workhorse

Gymkhana is an elementary sans-serif typeface available in 6 weights and italics. With its large x-height and liberal width, Gymkhana is easy-to-read on any screen size. In OpenType savvy applications, you can access old-style numerals, tabular (monospaced) numerals and old-style...