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The story of Nebiolo

The Italian type foundry Nebiolo of Turin was the biggest type and printing equipment manufacturer in Italy. It started in 1852 and thrived in the first half of the 20th century, but never made the transition to phototype. The foundry…

The quest for a typeface ‘without salt’

The development of Forma is an extraordinary story, and the question of who designed it is not as easy to answer as it is with other typefaces.

Aldo: as Ferrari is to cars, Novarese is to type

Turin-based Aldo Novarese was one of the most inspired type designers of the 20th century.

ATypI Warsaw 2016, Day 1: the convergence begins

The 60th annual ATypI conference is underway in Warsaw. For five days, the global typographic community gathers in the capital of Poland–to learn and inform, to exchange ideas and assess the state of the type world today, and, above…

Kontour joins Type Network as latest foundry partner

Sibylle Hagmann brings a beautifully crafted collection of contemporary typeface designs to Type Network—and a fresh approach to collaboration.

The Type Designers’ Alliance

How Type Network evolved and why Occupant Fonts is a member.

Farnham makes the front page

Christian Schwartz expands his Fleischman-inspired family with a finessed set of styles for headlines.

Morisawa Type Design Competition call for submissions nearing its end

Japanese type powerhouse seeks innovative Latin and Kanji faces for its 2016 contest.

Font Bureau library now available exclusively on Type Network

Font Bureau’s move to exclusive retail distribution on Type Network is in keeping with its history as an independent type foundry collaborating with people passionate about type and design.

Delaney sets the pace

Inspired by the jaunty flow of an Italian bicycle maker’s logo, Richard Lipton’s latest script promises a sweet ride.

Every typeface needs a story to tell

This idea has guided me throughout my career as a type designer. Usually, someone else handles the story part while I just deal with finding the right letter forms to fit that story. For Gasket, it was different.