Type Network + Font Bureau

Font Bureau is a founding member of Type Network, a new model for type design, development, licensing, and use. Owned and operated by type designers, Type Network features a common catalog and shopping cart offering fonts from Font Bureau and other member foundries.

Font Bureau’s current licenses, with no changes to existing terms, are now served through Type Network.


2 Styles

Aardvark: Afrikaans, “earthpork” or “groundpig,” anteater. In 1991, John Benson designed Aardvark “as an eye-catching letter to evoke the look of African tribal designwork, Franklin Gothic Condensed, perhaps, seen through the eyes of a Nigerian weaver.” It was drawn for an advertising campaign, headlines, and short blocks of text for billboards and newspaper ads. Jill Pichotta produced a boldface for Font Bureau release; FB 1991

Among other uses, Aardvark is recommended for Magazine, Book and Corporate use.


Related People
· John Benson