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Albatross (or: Font Deals) [Jay Hilgert]

Albatross is Jay Hilgert's foundry in Oklahoma City, OK, est. 2008. Before Albatross, Jay Hilgert ran Bittbox (or: BB Free Fonts), a site dedicated to free clipart and vector art.

Typefaces from 2008 include the informal outline typeface Tire Shop, the informal 3d shadow typeface Blox (2008), the 3-d wood typeface Baja California, the stunning four-style family called BB Petie Boy (which includes an ornamental caps style, a grunge style, a blackboard style and a sketch style), Fusty Saddle, 23rd Street (a graffiti font) and Whiteboard Modern.

In 2009, he followed up with Oil Change (3d, hand-drawn).

In 2011, he created the futuristic family Naughty Astronaut (+Cowboy), the Western typeface ABTS Gunsmoke, the connected retro script typeface ABTS Milk, ABTS Feather Pen, ABTS Oklahoma (retro deco), ABTS Aviator (2011, art deco caps face), and ABTS Day of the Dead (ornamental skulls, Mexican style), ABTS Crestwing (an inline caps face), Helios Pro.

Typefaces from 2013 include Boom (a comic book typeface family, with hand-drawn Boom Symbols).

Typefaces from 2014: Signyard (a retro overlay font family that evokes motel signage), Microbrew (letterpress emulation in many increasingly grungy styles, accompanied by Ornaments and Banners), Sparhawk (a 3d layered display font), Castor One (wood and letterpress style), Altus (a hand-drawn elliptical sans, +Altus Extras: ornaments).

Typefaces from 2015: Corinth Ornaments, Auburn (brush script), Microbrew Unicase, Corinth (hand-drawn geometric sans with letterpress influences).

Typefaces from 2016: Moraine (a weathered letterpress emulation typeface family), Microbrew Soft.

Typefaces from 2019: Blakstone (a letterpress emulation family), Hanscum (vintage, hand-crafted and letterpress-inspired).

Creative Market link. Dafont link. Creative Market link. In 2011, he started Font Deals.

EXTERNAL LINKS
Albatross (or: Font Deals)
 [Buy fonts]
 [Designer info]
Fontspring link [Buy fonts]
Dafont page
Behance page
Creative Market page
MyFonts search
Monotype search
Fontspring search
Google search

INTERNAL LINKS
Commercial fonts (small outfits) ⦿ Type scene in Oklahoma ⦿ Type designers ⦿ Type designers ⦿ Sites with only a few free fonts ⦿ Ornamental caps typefaces ⦿ Western fonts ⦿ Graffiti fonts ⦿ Blackboard type ⦿ 3D fonts ⦿ Sketched typefaces ⦿ Sci-Fi fonts ⦿ Dingbats (original) ⦿ Horror fonts ⦿ Type design in Mexico ⦿ Art deco typefaces ⦿ Comic/cartoon fonts ⦿ Wood Type ⦿ Letterpress ⦿ Signage typefaces ⦿ Unicase type design ⦿ Brush script typefaces ⦿








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Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html