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I like Typography (ILT), the world’s favourite fonts and typography weblog/ And now you should buy fonts too

I like Typography (ILT), the world’s favourite fonts and typography weblog/ And now you should buy fonts too

Fonts, typefaces, typography, book history — I love Typography (ILT) the world's favorite typography blog and now a font shop

November 24, 2021

After we launched our retailer again in June, we did so with 40 indie foundries. At the moment, simply 5 months on, we’re thrilled to announce a second cohort of 21 foundries and greater than 200 font households. Including greater than 2 hundred typeface households to its providing, ILT has considerably elevated its portfolio of handwritten and casual typefaces due to Laura Worthington Design, Debi Sementelli, and Chank Fonts. ILT has additionally widened its providing for branding design with best-selling typefaces equivalent to Mark Simonson’s Proxima Nova and cutting-edge design from foundries equivalent to XYZ Kind, Blaze Kind, and Zetafonts.

Additionally becoming a member of are contemporary and upcoming foundries like Omega Font Foundry and Naipe Foundry; and established foundries equivalent to ShinnType, Lipton Letter Design, Australian Kind Foundry, Dunwich Kind Founders, and Mac Rhino Fonts. Rounding out the brand new cohort of 21 foundries are: Character Kind, Huy! Fonts, Lettersoup, Outras fontes, Kind Salon, Typematters, and which convey contemporary and dynamic typefaces to the positioning. Right here’s a small style to whet your typographic appetites:

Element from our New Cohort Alphabet, a number of letters from our 21 new indie foundry companions


Laura Worthington hardly wants an introduction, and Laura’s Adorn household of fonts is a welcome addition to anybody’s font library. Whether or not you’re designing a marriage invitation for a pal, or a wine label for positive wine, there’s certainly one thing within the Adorn household that’s simply good. Along with show and script fonts, Adorn presents a veritable typographic and lettering Swiss Military knife — with monograms, ornaments, illustrations, banners, frames, and catchwords.


Certainly one of my Favourite Fonts of 2020 and nonetheless a favourite. I’m particularly keen on the middleweights of the 2 condensed kinds, Condensed X and Condensed XX — particularly when set all-caps! Etna is ideally suited to editorial design and to quick, punchy newspaper-style headlines. I’m thrilled that Mark Simonson’s fonts at the moment are out there on ILT.


The magnificent Canto household from educator, sort designer, and calligrapher extraordinaire, Richard Lipton. This superfamily has lately been expanded to incorporate 4 typefaces from the crisp, clear and quintessentially roman (Canto) to authentically calligraphic brush and pen kinds.


For an edgy and modern show typeface with tons of character, take a better have a look at Erotique from Italian sort foundry, Zetafonts. Excessive distinction letters with some completely trendy ligatures, hairline connections, and scores of alternate letterforms.


Designed by Ricardo Esteves for Outras Fontes, primarily based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Alegria’s 4 combine and match kinds (Roman, Caps, Vibrant, and Fill) could be mixed to placing impact. The Alegria household consists of Alegria Roman, Alegria Caps, Alegria Vibrant, and Alegria Fill – that can be utilized as a second layer with Vibrant or Caps fonts to create chromatic or 3D sort.


For many years, his fonts have been used worldwide on all the things from fashionable snack packaging and soda bottles to guide covers and big-name film posters. Chank Fonts’ playful Liquorstore joins the ranks, out there in seven kinds from Jazz to Buzz Buzz (inline) to a really cool rounded 3D model.


From Toshi Omagari’s model new foundry, Omega, a wide-stance ‘Western’ slab serif typeface, eschewing the acquainted reverse distinction for a low distinction design with some comfortable touches. The truth is, Platia is a fresh-faced revival of the Hellenic Extensive type fashionable within the nineteenth century. It retains the extensive slab look whereas updating the main points, particularly curled legs in letters like R and Ok. Platia is available in 9 weights and likewise helps Greek and Cyrillic. And the identify? Platia means ‘extensive’ in Greek. It’s beautiful.

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Good day My Love

Debbie Sementelli’s relatively stunning Good day My Love is a basic hand-lettered script. Sleek, expansive, flourished, fluid and incredible, it’s a script that dances throughout the web page. And, as we’ve come to anticipate from Debbie, Good day My Love comes with extra alternate letterforms than you possibly can think about (1945 characters!). Additionally included is an decoration font stuffed with frames, florals and different design components. Excellent for invites for weddings and different particular events!


Certainly one of my favourite modern blackletters from the rising-star foundry, Blaze Kind primarily based in Lyon, France. What began out as a free interpretation of a Gothic type referred to as Rotunda (a rounder, friendlier trying Gothic letter), reworked into a stunning modern-day blackletter with pretty rhythm and a few stunning hairline particulars. Not solely does Emeritus look nice when typeset into phrases, however its ribbonlike kinds make it nice for summary backgrounds and patterns too.

Along with increasing our current cohort from 40 to 61 indie foundry companions, and 1000’s extra fonts, we’ve additionally broadened our geographic attain with foundries from Sweden, Slovenia, Italy and Brazil becoming a member of the ILT household. Over the approaching weeks we’ll be that includes extra particulars and plenty of extra nice typefaces from our new foundry companions – on Instagram and Twitter, in our newsletters, and right here on the weblog.

And don’t overlook to take a look at our New Cohort alphabet and poster, that includes picks from our new companions in sort.

Particular Gives

To have a good time, listed here are some nice presents:
50% of all fonts from Outras fontes, Omega Kind Foundry, ShinnType, Debi Samentelli, Kind Salon, and Lettersoup. 40% all fonts from Character Kind, ZetaFonts. 33% of all sort issues fonts. 25% off MAC Rhino Fonts. 20% off all Blaze Kind fonts.

40% of Graveur from Huy! Fonts. And 40% off these fonts from Australian Kind Foundry: ArumSans, Demented Avenger, Wobbly Boot; and 25% off Cedric Colorfont, Deka, HalvorsenPro, Lurline90, and MandyHand.

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