Typodermic News Archive

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...
28
MAY
2016

Electric: Custom Made

Electric is a typeface inspired by the “Custom Made” nameplate which was added to modified Gibson guitars in the early 1960’s. Y’see, if you had a Gibson electric guitar with a standard stoptail and you wanted to upgrade to one of those shiny Bigsby...
12
MAY
2016

Evensong Hollow, Solid & Fill

Evensong is a geometric deco typeface. You can use the Solid and Hollow styles on their own or layers of Solid and Fill. Evensong supports Greek, Vietnamese, Cyrillic, Pan-Nigerian and most Latin based languages. The desktop license for Evensong Hollow is free.
07
MAY
2016

Fledgling takes flight

Fledgling is a compact, high waist, low x-height sans-serif typeface in 8 weights and obliques. OpenType features include numeric ordinals, fractions and old-style numerals. Mathematical symbols, monetary symbols and combining diacritical marks are plentiful. Fledgling supports...
21
APR
2016

Elements of a Conthrax

Conthrax is a rectangular sans-serif typeface along the lines of Microgramma. It’s certainly not the first ultramodern square typeface I’ve designed but this time I used a different strategy. What would happen if I kept the design subtle and toned down the techno?...