Timmons NY font

Timmons NY font

  TIMMONS NY has been graciously donated to the BuyFontsSaveLives campaign by designer Matt Willey in honour of his father Nick who was taken by cancer in 2011. This narrow and muscular headline font, designed by Matt with assistance from A2-Type’s Henrik Kubel, was originally conceived for a Jazz FM booklet created by Willey in […]

MFRED font

MFRED font

MFRED has been donated to the BuyFontsSaveLives campaign by designer Matt Willey in honour of his father Nick who was taken by cancer in 2011. This much sought after headline font, designed by Matt with assistance from A2-Type’s Henrik Kubel, was originally drawn for ELEPHANT magazine, then subsequently used in Matt’s PORT magazine. It has […]

Heseltine Fonts

Heseltine Fonts

  The Heseltine typeface family was originally produced as a gift from Haymarket Media Group to Lord Heseltine for his 75th birthday. Kindly donated by Lord Heseltine to the BuyFontsSaveLives campaign, the typeface was designed by Paul & Pat Hickson in Text & Titling weights; italics were later added to mark his 80th birthday and enable […]

Laura Typeface

Laura Typeface

  When Paul Harpin’s niece Laura died of cancer at a criminally early age he decided to do what he could to raise funds and awareness in the fight against this ravaging disease. The former Haymarket Publishing Creative Director set about designing his first typeface and establishing the BuyFontsSaveLives campaign. The Laura type family is […]

Precious Sans Two

Precious Sans Two

Precious Sans Two: major reboot of original Precious Sans typeface.   Nick Cooke’s striking new sans serif type family, released in January 2014, is actually an extensive overhaul of an old one: his original Precious Sans typeface, first released back in 2002. Precious Sans Two is a welcome addition to the G-Type library, not only because […]

Civita font family

Civita font family

  Civita Fonts from Hoftype. An appreciation of Dieter Hofrichter’s Civita type family.   Every now and again a new typeface will appear that simply bowls you over with the beauty of its letterforms and overall construction. No mean feat when you spend as much time as I do pouring over type catalogues, font specimens, […]

Rollerscript fonts: more genius from G-Type

Rollerscript fonts: more genius from G-Type

New Rollerscript type family raises the bar for handwriting fonts. Type designer Nick Cooke has released an ingenious new handwriting font family called Rollerscript via his G-Type foundry. Available in 2 styles, Rough & Smooth, it’s the perfect solution if, like me, your handwriting has gone to the dogs and you’re searching for the most […]