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NEW TYPE · March 6, 2008

New Fonts: Scout and FB Moderno

March 6, 2008. Boston

Font Bureau is excited to announce the release of two major new typefaces from our drawing studio - Scout and FB Moderno.

SCOUT

A fresh new sans serif, something always useful, Scout (and a related logotype) was drawn by Cyrus Highsmith, a senior type designer at Font Bureau, for Geraldine Hessler’s 2006 redesign of Entertainment Weekly. The 24 style family marks the magazine’s first significant typographic update in a decade. Scout created a new typographic identity for the magazine with a design that derives structural elements from both new and old: DIN, Venus, and Cairoli ...

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NEW TYPE · July 12, 2007

New Fonts: Casey and Biscotti

July 3, 2007. Boston

Font Bureau, Inc. is proud to present two new script families for summer, whether you are celebrating a friend’s wedding or a baseball season:

CASEY - a fat-bottomed Script in 3 weigths

Casey, Leslie Cabarga’s latest script, recalls Casey at the Bat, Enerest Lawrence Thayer’s vivid old baseball poem. Once, fat-bottomed scripts like Casey were everywhere but they barely survived as logos for Campbell’s soup, Ford, Coca-Cola and, of course, the Dodgers. In 2000, Emigre’s logo brought one back and popular use was on again. Cabarga’s splendid take on the swinging ...

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NEW TYPE · January 4, 2007

New Fonts: Antenna and Novia

January 4, 2007. Boston.

Happy New Year from Font Bureau, Inc. To ring in 2007, we are proud to present two new families by Cyrus Highsmith:

ANTENNA - a Sans Serif in 28 styles

The calm and deliberation of Antenna offers further development to the excitement and mobility that we have come to expect from the hand of Cyrus Highsmith. Beyond the tension of his normal line, Highsmith places a new emphasis on the repeat and variation of counter shapes with the spaces between characters. Antenna’s rhythms project business-like subtleties through seven weights in four widths, with matching italics; FB ...

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NEW TYPE · December 11, 2006

New Custom Fonts: EW Sans and Heroun Sans

December 11, 2006 Boston

Font Bureau is proud to unveil two new families by Cyrus Highsmith, drawn for Entertainment Weekly, and Men’s Health. Both redesigns hit the stands within a week of one another.

EW SANS
Geraldine Hessler commissioned EW Sans and an updated logo to match for her redesign of Entertainment Weekly. The large family marks the magazine’s first significant typographic change in a decade, replacing the long running Bureau Grot. EW Sans visually updates the magazine for today’s age of on-demand content downloaded for portable media players or high definition plasma screens.

HEROUN SANS
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NEW TYPE · May 23, 2006

New Font: Quiosco by Cyrus Highsmith

May 23, 2006. Boston

Font Bureau, Inc. is proud to release Quiosco, an original news text family by Cyrus Highsmith.

Kiosk in Spanish is Quiosco, the name of a text series (after Prensa) designed by Cyrus Highsmith that follows W.A. Dwiggins in deliberately contrasting character outline with the counter shape. Highsmith addresses the narrow news column by bringing new life to the forms of a newspaper text face while adding nothing to character width. Quiosco permits more compact wordspaces with no loss of readability.

Quiosco is the fifth addition to Font Bureau’s Readability Series, a suite of graded ...

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NEW TYPE · February 21, 2006

New Font: Escrow by Cyrus Highsmith

February 21, 2006. Boston

Font Bureau, Inc. is proud to release Escrow, a new display family by Cyrus Highsmith.

When color appeared on the front page of The Wall Street Journal in 2002, it was also newly dressed in Escrow. Highsmith’s scotch roman was heralded as the “spectacular singular element that holds the whole [redesign] together” by Design Director Joe Dizney. Available in five weights and three widths, with accompanying text styles. 44 styles total.

For more information or to request a press kit, please email info@fontbureau.com or call Harry Parker or Robb Ogle at 617 423 ...

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NEW TYPE · November 1, 2005

New Fonts: FB Titling Gothic and Clicker

Font Bureau President David Berlow spent 10 years developing FB Titling Gothic, an immense series of 49 display romans. The seven weights in seven widths add breadth to the headlines of publications like US News and World Report, GQ, Rumbo, and the Detroit News.

Greg Thompson’s original weight of Clicker was drawn in 1992 for TV Guide and has since been the typographic face for the CSI, Pepsi One, and Quicksilver brands. Thompson has expanded the design, initially inspired by machine-readable type, to 44 new styles including italics and small caps.

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NEW TYPE · October 8, 2005

New Fonts: FB Truth and Minah

Font Bureau, Inc. is proud to present two new families:

FB Truth, a familiar sanserif originally designed for the screen in 1994, and now available in an array of weights for print resolution by David Berlow.

Minah, A display family reminiscent of broad pen lettering by calligrapher Jacqueline Sakwa.

For more information or to request a press kit, please email info@fontbureau.com
or call Harry Parker or Robb Ogle at 617 423 8770.

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NEW TYPE · March 29, 2005

New Font: Zingha by Xavier Dupré

March 29th Boston — Font Bureau, Inc. is proud to release Zingha, an original family from Xavier Dupré.

Zingha balances “French rhythm and American style” with pointed edges and slinking curves. Dupré drew the sharp and angular letterforms of Zingha to escape his days lettering “sweet and creamy” food packaging in Paris. Traditional roman capitals mix with a unique lowercase and entirely personal italic.

Zingha is engineering behind fashion. Features which are artful in display turn functional in the repetition of text. The family’s 14 styles. Features which are artful in display, turn functional in the repetition of text. The ...

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NEW TYPE · October 29, 2004

New Font: Farnham by Christian Schwartz

October 29th Boston — Font Bureau, Inc. is proud to release Farnham, a transitional family from Christian Schwartz inspired by Johann Fleischman.

In the late 1700’s, Baskerville, Fournier and Fleischman led a dynamic shift in the design of typefaces. Their designs link the oldstyles first cut by Augereau and Garamond to the true moderns of Didot and Bodoni. Johann Michael Fleischman was German, master punchcutter at the Enschedé Typefoundry in Haarlem. He used better tools on finer steel to obtain lighter strokes and sharper curves. His type sparkles on the page, mixing vertical and angled stress with a personal approach ...

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