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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:
    • 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:
    • 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!
      Programming fonts:
      Garalde typefaces:
        Display typefaces:
        • Magiel Pro (Mateusz Machalski at Borutta).
        • Arya Rounded (Vicente Lamonaca).
        • Noka (Daniel Sabino).
        • Bjola (Andrey Sharonov). A lovely children's book typeface.
        Slab serif typefaces:
          Copperplate:
          Wood type revivals:
            Letterpress emulation:
              Didone typefaces:
              Fashion mag typefaces:
              Revivals:
                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:
                • Illuma (Alfredo Marco Pradil).
                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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