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NEW TYPE · October 14, 2002

Font Bureau Introduces New Type for The Los Angeles Times

Boston, October 13 , 2002 — On October 13 the columns of The Los Angeles Times appeared in a solid new Ionic, LA Text, with a series of new display designs centering on LA Headline. Improving typography within Times tradition is the work of Design Deputy Managing Editor Joe Hutchinson, designer Roger Black, and FontBureau’s David Berlow. For LA Headline, Black turned to a seventeenth century design, the romans of Nicholas Kis. “The brilliance of these classical types provides dynamic contrast with the text, the spark that illuminates the design,” said Hutchinson.

The LA Times emphasizes the character of different departments ...

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NEW TYPE · May 3, 2002

Font Bureau Introduces New Type for The Wall Street Journal

Boston, May 3, 2002 — When color appeared on the front page of The Wall Street Journal, it was also newly dressed in Wall Street Journal Scotch from The Font Bureau, Inc. Sharpening appearance within Journal tradition is the work of Design Director Joe Dizney, design consultant Mario Garcia, and Font Bureau’s Cyrus Highsmith. Monotype’s 1908 Scotch No. 36 provides the basis of Highsmith’s new Scotch series. “It is the spectacular singular element that holds the whole thing together,” says Dizney.

The Journal is one of a handful of newspapers distinguished by a dominant typographic style. Scant use ...

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NEW TYPE · February 18, 2002

Font Bureau Announces Stainless Released!

February 18, 2002 Boston — The Font Bureau, Inc., an independent digital type foundry, introduces Stainless™, a 12-font family for textand display applications. All are high quality and fully compatible PostScript® Type One fonts for Macintosh™ and Windows™.

Serif and sanserif pairs are rare, but Dispatch™ has a new sanserifed alternative — Stainless™ by Font Bureau’s Cyrus Highsmith. In both, taut curves signal action as they build compact word shapes. Their letter forms originate in typescript, on engineering blueprints and on shipping labels. They bring surprise, power and an energetic excitement, foursquare typefaces with a syncopated beat. Both offer a full ...

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NEWS · September 5, 2001

Font Bureau Announces its 3rd Edition Specimen Book

September, 2001 Boston — The Font Bureau, Inc., an independent digital type foundry, introduces its newest publication, Font Bureau Type Specimens Third Edition, an invaluable resource for type users and type lovers.

Font Bureau approached this new specimen book as more than an expanded version of 1997’s Second Edition, opting instead to rework the book from the ground up, reorganizing and adding many features to make a more useful resource, while keeping the popular specimen format.

Like the previous editions, Font Bureau Type Specimens Third Edition showcases Font Bureau’s ever-expanding Retail Library, the most comprehensive collection of digital typefaces ...

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NEW TYPE · September 1, 2001

Font Bureau Announces its 26th Retail Font Release

September 1, 2001 Boston — The Font Bureau, Inc., an independent digital type foundry, introduces its twenty-sixth retail font issue. All are high quality and fully compatible PostScript® Type One fonts for Macintosh™ and Windows™.

Making his London Underground-inspired sans serif family infinitely moreflexible for publication and corporate design use, Greg Thompson increasesthe range of Agenda® with several new weights, extremely narrow styles, anda full set of italics. Designer Jill Pichotta adds new weights for displayand corresponding text styles to the classically beautiful FB Garamond™, anunusually delicate take on this popular oldstyle. Setting out to create acompatible humanist sans for his ...

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NEW TYPE · December 15, 2000

Font Bureau Announces its 25th Retail Font Release

January 2, 2000 Boston — The Font Bureau, Inc., an independent digital type foundry, introduces its twenty-fifth retail font issue containing six typefacefamilies: Dispatch™, Eggwhite™, Grand Central™, Griffith Gothic™, Pennsylvania, and Pouty™. All are high quality and fully compatible PostScript® Type One fonts for Macintosh™ and Windows™.

In a quest for a comprehensive, contemporary and novel sans, Tobias Frere-Jones increases the range of Griffith Gothic™ with the new italic and condensed styles in this expansion. Designer Cyrus Highsmith scrambles typographic conventions with Eggwhite™, two playful styles exploring curves and horizontal weight distribution in this original display face. During his term in ...

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NEW TYPE · January 2, 2000

Font Bureau Announces its 24th Retail Font Release

January 2, 2000 Boston — The Font Bureau, Inc., an independent digital type foundry now celebrating its eleventh year, introduces its twenty-fourth retail font issue. This issue contains two new typeface families, Dispatch™ and Spira™ and the expansion of the previously issued Interstate™, FB Californian™, and Miller™. All are high quality and fully compatible PostScript® Type One fonts for Macintosh™ and Windows™.

Cyrus Highsmith’s Dispatch™ is a four style geometric slab-serif with the feel of industrial strength for both text and display. English designer Andy Stockley captures the vivacity of fifteenth century calligraphy, with Spira™, a masterful revival of the ...

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