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AG57 is a digitization of H. Bertholds’s 1898 typeface Akzidenz-Grotesk made freely available as a cultural artefact. More in the linked article (in German, which alas! I cannot read).
MD Polychrome is a retro-futuristic type family inspired by the 1960s typefaces inspired by Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) symbols.
Design information about Epicene Display and Epicene Text, Baroque typeface families by Kris Sowersby—including notes on camp and supposedly masculine versus feminine typeface design
Given the brief of an alien alphabet for use in a children’s hospital, British type designer Jeremy Tankard put the work in to make something splendid replete with a fictional history and two styles (corporate Sans and informal Hand).
James Edmondson introduces his new typeface family Degular, his attempt to create a boring vanilla sanserif. WIth lovely music from Vulfpeck.
James Edmondson’s exuberant typeface Ohno Blazeface reviewed by Mark Simonson
(Via Typographica on Twitter)
Discórdia is a serif face with a bold that is slightly reverse stress and an italic that has no stress, all of which combine quite harmoniously despite their contrasts. The bold italic is a surprise outlier, with a kind of inside-out stress.
December 2017’s issue of the Font of the Month club is a stylish uncial-inspired typeface called Klooster.
Elfreth is a “casual blackletter” that makes me wish I were art designing for a metal band so I could use it for all their posters.