Releases

RELEASES | 1 JUNE 2013

New release: Dala Moa by Paul Barnes

Dala Moa is a sans serif stencil typeface for display, sharing the proportions of its cousin Dala Floda. It takes the same inspiration – the erosion of letters on stones – but takes the idea one step further with the removal of serifs, revealing basic underlying structures.
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RELEASES | 31 MAY 2013

Webfonts from Commercial Type

We are happy to announce that the bulk of our library is now available for use on the web. We're now licensing fonts for embedding in mobile apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile directly from our site as well.
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RELEASES | 8 MAY 2013

New release: Guardian Sans Text

Commercial Type has released Guardian Sans Text, the final missing piece of the Guardian collection originally designed by Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz for that daily newspaper’s iconic redesign in 2005.
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RELEASES | 26 JUNE 2012

New release: Atlas Grotesk & Typewriter by Atelier Carvalho Bernau

We're delighted to announce the release of a new pair of typefaces by Atelier Carvalho Bernau: Atlas Grotesk, an all-new sans serif family in six weights; and Atlas Typewriter, a companion monospaced family also in six weights.
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RELEASES | 19 MAY 2012

New release: Publico Banner

Publico Banner was initially designed to meet the needs of magazine designers who found that Publico Headline was not quite sharp enough for enormous display type. Publico Banner offered designers Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz, assisted by type designer Ross Milne, an opportunity to indulge their love of high-contrast, large x-height, very tightly spaced late 1970s display type.
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RELEASES | 15 MAY 2012

New release: Giorgio Sans Heavy and Black

In the process of adding a heavier weight of Giorgio Sans for Mark Porter and Simon Esterson's refresh of Portuguese daily newspaper Público, we realized that we could go even heavier, eventually ending up with Heavy and Black weights.
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RELEASES | 20 APRIL 2012

New release: 3 new widths of Guardian Sans Headline

Guardian Sans Headline has undergone a major expansion with the addition of three narrower widths: Narrow, Condensed, and X Condensed. Each is available in 9 weights with italics.
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RELEASES | 12 JANUARY 2012

New release: Marian by Paul Barnes

Commercial Type is pleased to announce the release of Marian, a new typeface family in 19 styles designed by Paul Barnes. Marian is a series of faithful revivals of some of the greats from the typographic canon: Austin, Baskerville, Bodoni, Fournier, Fleischman, Garamont, Granjon, Kis and van den Keere. The twist is that they have all been rendered as a hairline of near uniform weight, revealin...
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RELEASES | 7 OCTOBER 2011

New release: Austin Hairline by Berton Hasebe and Paul Barnes

When we first designed Austin in the middle of the last decade, we always imagined that it was as extreme as it could possibly be. Well of course it wasn't, as our new release Austin Hairline amply demonstrates.
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RELEASES | 30 NOVEMBER 2010

New release: Dala Floda by Paul Barnes

Today we announce our final release of 2010, Dala Floda, designed by Paul Barnes. Originally inspired by worn gravestone lettering and lettering on shipping crates, this typeface has its roots in the typefaces of the Renaissance but adds the twist of being a stencil letterform.
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RELEASES | 14 SEPTEMBER 2010

New release: Platform by Berton Hasebe

Today we are delighted to announce the release of Platform, the first published typeface by our staff type designer Berton Hasebe. This family is an exploration of how the geometric sans serif – one of the most well-trod genres of 20th century type design – might be approached in a contemporary context. Rather than aiming for perfection, Platform instead plays with the inherent crudeness in let...
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RELEASES | 22 JUNE 2010

New release: Lyon Display by Kai Bernau

Commercial Type are pleased to announce the release of Lyon Display, a new serif display typeface in 5 weights, designed by Kai Bernau as a headline companion for his Lyon Text family.
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RELEASES | 11 FEBRUARY 2010

New release: Publico Headline and Text

Commercial Type has released Publico, a serif typeface for publications with variations for use at Headline and Text sizes. Designed by Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz, assisted by Kai Bernau and Ross Milne, this family now includes small caps and olstyle figures, expanding its usefulness beyond news.
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RELEASES | 1 JANUARY 2010

New release: Additional weights for Austin

Commercial Type's first release of 2010 is an expansion of the Austin family. Light and Ultra weights, drawn by Berton Hasebe for Alex Grossman's new design of WSJ magazine, extend the original into dramatic new territory, and are available now. At the same time, a magazine in Russia commissioned Cyrillic support for the original family, giving us an opportunity to work with Ilya Ruderman in M...
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RELEASES | 5 OCTOBER 2009

New release: Stag Sans Round

Esquire continues to request new variations on the Stag family, the latest being Stag Sans Round, designed by Christian Schwartz and Ross Milne, now available for licensing.
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RELEASES | 15 SEPTEMBER 2009

New release: Lyon Text by Kai Bernau

Commercial Type have released their first new design not designed within the company, with Lyon. Designed by Kai Bernau, Lyon is a modern interpretation of the classic Renaissance typefaces, and in particular the work of Robert Granjon. The family has recently been adopted by the New York Times for its magazines and Mark Porter's redesign of Internazionale, a newsweekly based in Rome.
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RELEASES | 10 SEPTEMBER 2009

New release: Giorgio Sans by Christian Schwartz

T, the New York Times Sunday style magazine, has commissioned a number of typefaces from Commercial Type partner Christian Schwartz. The latest was Giorgio Sans, designed to help their layouts keep up with changing bleeding-edge fashion trends for their Spring/Summer 2009 issues. Having done its job for T the family is now available for licensing, having been augmented with alternate forms to k...
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