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Stain Inlayed

June 30, 2012

It’s been a while since I posted one of my custom specimens for the Typedia type news. This one features Fred Smeijers’ Arnhem Display — a headline-savvy, high performance add-on to his dependable Arnhem and Arnhem Fine text families.

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Knid, Vermiciously

November 12, 2011

Here’s a quickie preview of a custom specimen for this week’s Typedia type news. This Roald Dahl flavoured snippet features Mark Simonson’s freshly scrubbed revamp of Filmotype Gem — a beefy, all-caps Grotesque straight out of your frie...

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Lusty Delight

October 21, 2011

Cheese and crackers! It’s been way too long since the last time I posted something around here. Sorry about that. Let me make it up to you with this custom type specimen for the Typedia type news. Sancreek is a decorative, condensed bi...

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Specimen ultra

Grain Varnish

May 13, 2011

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a custom type specimen built for the Typedia type news … so here you go. I’ve always been a sucker for chunky Clarendons and Brian Bonislawsky’s beefy Ultra is no exception. It’s a solid display face w...

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Double Rainbow Trout

February 02, 2011

Here’s a specimen for Jess Latham’s inspired Darlena that I put together for the Typedia type news a couple of weeks ago. If you have a minute or two, make sure to ogle the extra swashy caps and surprisingly tasty ligatures found in this...

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Keep Calm

January 12, 2011

A new year means a new specimen for the Typedia type news. Once again, we spotted something quite lovely and understated in the Google Font Directory. This is Pablo Impallari’s personable Cabin, a single weight humanist sans inspired by ...

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Plucky Northern Spoonbilliards

January 04, 2011

The final Typedia type news of 2010 featured another typeface from the growing Google Font Directory. Eben Sorkin’s Merriweather is a sharply detailed serif designed specifically as an easy reading webfont. It even has its very own Twitt...

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Squelching Autoreverse

January 04, 2011

I’m playing a bit of catch up by showing off a couple of specimens for the Typedia type news, published prior to the Christmas break. This headline chewing slab is the new thin weight of Type Together’s lovely Adelle family.