Maria Doreuli, Liza Rasskazova and Nikita Sapozhkov have launched contrast foundry and promise to not just retail fonts but also to show the behind the scene process. I love the playful attitude the trip bring to the site (check out the about page where the founders pose with fruit and offer up dating profile details! This independent foundry already boasts some terrific typefaces and it is definitely a foundry to watch!

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CategoriesFOUNDRIES
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Unique stand alone serif’s come together in a collection aimed at those who tell stories. Their diversity and versatility ensures whatever the narrative this suite of faces will provide a memorable voice.

James Edmonson of OhNo TypeCo’s latest article talks about the business of starting out in the type design business and the shortcomings of his debut typeface. “I was too excited, eager, and inexperienced to care. Obviously, one cannot see the things one cannot see, but slowly, mistakes born of naivety began to show their ugly faces one by one.”

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Fontsmith has released trial versions of their entire library. I can set a sample chapter in a font (with limited character set) and present it to the client for approval without having to purchase up front. Once the client has approved my design I can then buy the full version to produce the finished work. This will save designers money up front and allow us to present clients with more diverse options at the concept development phase. It truly is fantastic news for our industry.

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