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.

Magazine Fonts


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.

Change text:

 Aardvark - Regular

 Aardvark - Bold

Related People
· John Benson