Section: Type Design
The new type foundry arktype.nl of Dutch designers offers a collection of digital typefaces borne from their professional practice. 25 OpenType fonts and families, which have roots in joint design work, were specifically designed for use in architectural lettering and environmental graphics.
Type Specimen by Suitcase Type Foundry is the first font viewer for iPad, revolutionizing the way digital fonts are presented today. It’s an ideal tool for people who need to select fonts for projects — be it magazine design, corporate identity design, web applications, or book typesetting.
The ParaType type foundry from Russia celebrated the three-hundred-year anniversary of the type reform by Peter the Great by organising an international modern Cyrillic competition entitled K’09. From 234 submitted typefaces from 13 countries, the jury selected 23 projects that received awards. Six further prizes were awarded by the ParaType type foundry.