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NEW TYPE · July 22, 2014

Apres. A geometric typeface by David Berlow

Today we release Apres, a clear and comfortable geometric typeface. David Berlow and staff drew Apres as part of a series designed originally for the Palm Pre smart phone …

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AWARDS, NEWS · June 18, 2014

David Berlow to Receive Medal of the Type Directors Club

For Immediate Release. Download a PDF version.

New York, June 18, 2014 — The Type Directors Club has announced that David Berlow, founder of Font Bureau, will receive their highest honor, the TDC Medal, on July 16.

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NEW TYPE, NEWS · May 22, 2014

Tick & Tock. Two new stencil typefaces by Cyrus Highsmith

Today we release Tick and Tock, two new typefaces by Cyrus Highsmith.

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NEWS · April 18, 2014

One More Day for Text Display

The Font Bureau Showing at Lesley University ends tomorrow evening, April 19 at 5pm.

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NEW TYPE, NEWS, WEB FONTS · April 9, 2014

Custer RE. A new Reading Edge typeface by David Berlow

David Berlow’s Custer RE is the latest addition to our Reading Edge (RE) series. This typeface is the tenth RE family and is available today at Webtype. Learn more about it on the Webtype Blog.

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NEWS, PARKER TYPE HISTORY · April 3, 2014

Mike Parker Tribute

In honor of Mike Parker, we present a tribute to honor his work and share stories from colleagues. With contributions from David Berlow, Roger Black, Matthew Carter, Frank Romano, Cherie Cone, and more.

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NEW TYPE, NEWS · April 2, 2014

Big Moore. A new display typeface by Matthew Carter

Today we announce Matthew Carter’s new typeface, Big Moore.

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BEHIND THE SCENES, NEWS, TYPE DESIGN · March 24, 2014

DISPLAY:TEXT Exhibition

On Wednesday, March 26th from 5:00–7:00 there will be an opening reception at Lesley University for our exhibit, DISPLAY:TEXT, followed by a public talk from Cyrus Highsmith.

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BEHIND THE SCENES, TYPE DESIGN · March 2, 2014

Finding Forma

Type designer David Jonathan Ross.


Forma is a neo-grotesk typeface by the Italian type foundry Nebiolo. It was designed in 1965–68 by a team of eight designers, spear-headed by Nebiolo’s art director, Aldo Novarese. This is the story of its revival.

Roger Black first saw Forma at the Nebiolo stand during the Drupa exhibition in 1977. He’s loved it ever since. To him it was the answer to monotonous Helvetica, which, by the mid-’70s, was already overly familiar and overused. Like Times Roman, it became “ground into the dirt by one-size-fits-all masters,” said Roger, when included ...

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PARKER TYPE HISTORY · February 26, 2014

Mike Parker Stories

We’d like to thank everyone for the support in recent days. We’ve already heard some great stories about Mike. In fact, most revolve around how much he himself loved to tell stories.

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