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

Weak ovals replace powerful circular forms in the condensed form of most geometric slab serifs. In Citadel, Tobias Frere-Jones follows a stronger alternative, substituting straight strokes for the curved sides of round characters. Flat horizontal curves play against the variety of serifs in counterpoint to the repeating rhythm of verticals. The inline stripe adds to the rhythm of a typeface that offers a powerful and stylish geometry; FB 1995

Among other uses, Citadel is recommended for Newspaper, Magazine and Corporate use.

Change text:

 Citadel - Solid

 Citadel - Inline

Related People
· Tobias Frere-Jones