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.


1 Style

In 1932, Robert Hunter Middleton drew Lafayette for Ludlow, following a fashion for extra condensed types for newspaper headlines that ran through American typography 120 years ago, a style that remains popular with conservative papers. Onno Schaap’s rendition of heavy verticals and horizontals lends authority, while the fine serifs add a delicacy without going to the nineteenth-century extreme of a condensed Latin; FB 1995

Among other uses, Lafayette is recommended for Newspaper and Book use.

Change text:

 Lafayette - Extra Condensed

Related People
· Onno Schapp

Related Galleries
· Belleville News-Democrat
· Times-Union