With the holidays closer than you think, this seemed like a good time to get reacquainted with a few hidden treasures in the FB library. Font Bureau has built a reputation for expansive, hardworking type families, so one might be forgiven for not being aware of some of these lesser known gems.
Decorated types like these may not be all-purpose, but when the situation does present itself, they can provide just the right touch of sophistication.
Narcissus is based directly on a 1921 German revival of Fournier’s celebrated 18th-century ornamented types and conveys an organic charm.
Niagara Engraved, on the other hand, recalls the crisp, elegant, soaring geometry of the early 20th century.
Ironmonger Inlaid may have been originally inspired by wrought iron and perforated steel, but in the right context it can be surprisingly festive.
The Zingha Deco styles apply the engraved technique to more contemporary letterforms, in both upright and swash italic styles.
And Nutcracker is a design unto itself — conceived, as the name implies, especially to express the character of the season.