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The best commercial typefaces of 2017: Luc's selection

This is my own selection of the best commercial typefaces published in 2017, grouped by category. The list will grow until December 31, 2017.
Text typefaces:
  • Thesaurus (Fermin Guerrero for Typotheque). Based on metal types used by the Estiennes, but modernized. An extension of his 2014 diploma typeface, Genève.
  • Rival (Olivier Gourvat).
Sans typefaces:
Rounded sans typefaces:
Type systems:
  • Artegra Sans (Ceyhun Birinci). A 162-style family with 1500 glyphs per font, covering Latin, Greek, Cyrillic and a lot more.
Art deco typefaces:
Hipster typefaces:
    Script typefaces:
    • Limon (Sabrina Mariela Lopez).
    • Buinton (Mika Melvas).
    • Fado (Olga Umpeleva). A classical broad nib calligraphic typeface for Latin and Cyrillic.
    Calligraphic typefaces:
    Brush typefaces:
    Sketched, Layered or Poster typefaces:
    • Rocher (Henrique Beier).
    • Rig Shaded (Jamie Clarke). A 3d shaded megafamily.
    • Sutro Initials (Jim Parkinson). Chromatic and layered.
    • Zufo (Andrei Robu). A children's book or comic strip font.
    • Andimia (Faqih Sandri, Dri Zy). A layered typeface family.
    • Closed Worlds (Natasha Jen).
    Blackletter typefaces:
      Dingbats and ornaments:
      • Represent (Tony de Marco). For all sexual orientations!
      • Cristal Dingbats (Manuel Eduardo Corradine). Integrated with Cristal Frames, and a beveled polygonized typeface, Cristal.
      Programming fonts:
      Garalde typefaces:
        Display typefaces:
        Slab serif typefaces:
          Copperplate:
          Wood type revivals:
          Letterpress emulation:
            Didone typefaces:
            Fashion mag typefaces:
            Revivals:
            • Kopius Condensed (Sybille Hagmann). Mixing a bit of Cooper Black's roundness with Herbert Thannhaeuser's Liberta (Typoart, 1950s).
            Stencil typefaces:
            Multilingual typefaces:
            • Mozarkash (Mostafa El Abasiry). Arabic deco.
            Wonderful, adorable, refreshing typefaces:
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            The best free typefaces of 2017: Luc's selection

            This is my own selection of the best free typefaces published in 2017, grouped by category. The list will grow until December 31, 2017.
            Text typefaces:
            Sans typefaces:
            Rounded sans typefaces:
              Type systems:
                Art deco typefaces:
                Hipster typefaces:
                  Script typefaces:
                  Calligraphic typefaces:
                  • Beresta (Pavel Drakunov). A semi-uncial for Latin and Cyrillic.
                  Brush typefaces:
                    Sketched, Layered or Poster typefaces:
                    Blackletter typefaces:
                    • Abuse (Valentino Coppi).
                    Dingbats and ornaments:
                      Programming fonts:
                      • Lekton Code (Luciano Perondi and his students at ISIA Urbino). This is an adaptation of Lekton (2007).
                      Garalde typefaces:
                        Display typefaces:
                        Variable fonts:
                        Slab serif typefaces:
                          Copperplate:
                            Wood type revivals:
                              Letterpress emulation:
                                Didone typefaces:
                                  Fashion mag typefaces:
                                    Revivals:
                                      Stencil typefaces:
                                        Multilingual typefaces:
                                          Wonderful, adorable, refreshing typefaces:
                                          • Fetamont (Linus Romer, 2014-2017). A 32-font tour de force with parametrized letters, including a neat "randomize" feature.
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