Releases

RELEASES | 17 NOVEMBER 2020

New release: Review by Berton Hasebe

Berton Hasebe originally drew Review for T: The New York Times Style Magazine, where it debuted in February 2018. Now expanded and available for licensing, Hasebe’s blunt family evokes the plucky, DIY era of phototype and Letraset, minus any nostalgia or grunge. Set tight, Review creates a striking text image while remaining readable.  
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RELEASES | 29 SEPTEMBER 2020

New release: Graphik International with Armenian, Georgian, Hebrew, and Thai

First released in 2009, Graphik is now more accessible and cosmopolitan, with freshly drawn families for the Armenian, Georgian, Hebrew, and Thai scripts. The new designs translate the spirit, rather than the letter, of Christian Schwartz’s original “vanilla” sans serif.
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RELEASES | 8 SEPTEMBER 2020

New release: Action Text by Erik van Blokland

Type made for screens needn’t lack personality. Action Text continues the reflections Dutch superstar Erik van Blokland embarked on with Action Condensed. Geared toward interfaces and continuous text onscreen, Action Text comes in a variable version with weight and grade axes, as well as a “flat” version in four weights accompanied by matching italics, with a Bright and Dark grade for each weight.
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RELEASES | 10 DECEMBER 2019

New release: Darby Serif

Darby Serif, is an elegant new contemporary serif typeface, designed by Paul Barnes, with Dan Milne. The companion to Darby Sans, the text version first appeared in 2017 in Francesco Franchi’s redesign of La Repubblica newspaper in Italy.
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RELEASES | 1 NOVEMBER 2019

New release: Ayer by Miguel Reyes

Ayer is an elegant condensed display typeface designed by Miguel Reyes between 2016 and 2019 for W, a large format fashion magazine. Display typefaces for fashion magazines need flexibility in order to extend their lifespan beyond a couple of seasons. The four different italics in the Poster size is one way Ayer fills this need.
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RELEASES | 11 DECEMBER 2018

New Release: Orientation by Sandrine Nugue

Orientation, a new stencil typeface designed by Sandrine Nugue, makes a striking impression from the first glimpse. Typefaces designed for print are often used for signage, but it is rare for a typeface to go in the other direction, from signage to print and screen. With Orientation, this is exactly how it began.
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RELEASES | 9 OCTOBER 2018

New Release: Superette by Ross Milne

Ross Milne's script typeface Superette was inspired by non-connecting script lettering he observed on a small island in southern Quebec. With its striking angle and purposefully non-joining letterforms, Superette is a gleeful celebration of what is often considered “bad taste” and an exploration of letterforms typically seen outside the context of graphic design.
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RELEASES | 18 SEPTEMBER 2018

New release: Canela Condensed

Miguel Reyes has further expanded his popular Canela collection with a condensed display family. 
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RELEASES | 21 AUGUST 2018

New Release: Graphik Wide

Graphik is an exceptionally complete system of sans serifs designed to be a blank slate, perfectly suited for any style of expression. With the release of Graphik Wide, the rational grid of eight widths from XXXX Condensed to Wide, and nine weights with italics, is now complete.
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RELEASES | 12 JUNE 2018

New Release: Canela Text and Deck

To expand Canela’s range of usable sizes, Miguel Reyes has drawn two additional optical sizes: Canela Deck and Canela Text. Both families are designed to keep the elegance and beauty of the original display face while giving it the robustness it needs to work at smaller sizes.
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RELEASES | 1 MAY 2018

New Release: Schnyder, an Idiosyncratic Fashion Typeface

Schnyder was designed by Berton Hasebe and Christian Schwartz for the 2013 top-to-bottom redesign of T, the New York Times Style Magazine by creative director Patrick Li and his team. With three weights, four widths, and four optical sizes, Schnyder is a complete system for making beautiful, offbeat, and distinctive headline treatments.
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RELEASES | 19 DECEMBER 2017

New Release: Dala Floda Cyrillic

Dala Floda, designed by Paul Barnes, was one of our first releases. Originally inspired by worn gravestone lettering and lettering on shipping crates, the elegance of the forms belies their everyday origins. After three years of work, Ilya Ruderman has completed a Cyrillic extension to the family.
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RELEASES | 24 OCTOBER 2017

New Release: Duplicate Soft & Round

Duplicate now been expanded to five related families with the addition of Duplicate Soft and Round, drawn by Miguel Reyes.
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RELEASES | 10 OCTOBER 2017

New Release: Cyrillic support added to Druk

Druk, the singularly bold typeface designed by Berton Hasebe and released by Commercial Type in 2014, has now been expanded to support Cyrillic by the team of Russian designers Ilya Ruderman and Yury Ostromensky.
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RELEASES | 19 SEPTEMBER 2017

New Release: Six new widths of Graphik

Graphik was designed to be a blank slate; a “vanilla-flavored” typeface that is perfectly suited for whatever style of expression needed. From the beginning, Schwartz had a master plan to build Graphik into a large, multi-width typeface system with a rational approach to the grid of widths and weights. Ten years later, his plan is finally a reality.
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RELEASES | 18 SEPTEMBER 2017

New Release: Graphik Arabic

Graphik has been expanded by Lebanese type designers Waël Morcos and Khajag Apelian to support the Arabic script. Rather than simply adapting the Latin forms, Graphik Arabic has adapted the idea of Graphik—a plain, all-purpose sans serif suited both to expressive display use and to extended reading.
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RELEASES | 23 MAY 2017

New release: Sanomat by Paul Barnes

Sanomat is a new serif display family designed by Paul Barnes. Both serious and elegant, with an inviting warmth, it was originally commissioned by Sami Valtere in 2013 for his acclaimed redesign of Helsingin Sanomat.
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RELEASES | 18 APRIL 2017

New release: Algebra Display by Susana Carvalho and Kai Bernau

Algebra Display was designed by Altelier Carvalho Bernau for the US edition of Esquire, adding a gracefully aggressive tone to large headlines and initials. Like its all-purpose sibling Algebra, Algebra Display was inspired by the construction and proportions of Grotesks. The family has a contemporary air of brutality, with terminals and serifs abruptly sheared off.
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RELEASES | 10 APRIL 2017

New release: Chiswick by Paul Barnes

Chiswick is a collection of eight interrelated families in three sets – serif, sans, and grotesque – inspired by the vernacular style of lettering found in the British Isles from the 18th century onward. With a common skeletal structure, they range from the warm beauty of Chiswick to the industrial Chiswick Grotesque.
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RELEASES | 29 NOVEMBER 2016

New release: Styrene by Berton Hasebe

Styrene, a new sans serif by Berton Hasebe, is his latest exploration of proportion and simplicity in type design. The family's two widths offer different textures: version A is dogmatically geometric, with a strong personality, while version B is narrow though not truly condensed.
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