Misprinted Type (est. 1998) offers free and commercial old typewriter and grunge fonts designed by Eduardo Recife, an illustrator and graphic designer from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, b. 1980. Although his main work is in illustration, he became well-known in the early 2000's for his original grunge type designs. Typefaces:
- Max Rhodes (based on the handwriting of Max Rhodes), Nasty, Shortcut, Carimbo (2003), Mosh (2004), Trashold (2004), Great Circus> (2004, a five-weight calligraphic decorative family), Pastelaria, Downcome (2002), DIESEL, DirtyEgo (2001), Mialgia, OverBored, PrintError, RecifeDings, ThirdWorldBuzz, Besign, HorsePuke, Lhabia, MemoryLapses, misprintedtype, NoMoreTypewriters, PrintFuck151, Selfish (2001), Misproject, Porcelain, Rochester (old typewriter), NailScratch, Astonished, Broken15, DisgustingBehavior, Guilty (2011, grunge).
- NeasdenPIP was designed with Steve Smith (2001).
- At Visuelle Orgasmus, we find Superphunky, Superload and Superaircraft, all made in 2001.
- Here, we find DirtyEgo, Downcome, Porcelain, Selfish, Shortcut.
- Myfonts sells Rapid Writing (a penmanship font), Magic 1985 (2017, grunge), King Bloser (2014, a calligraphic penmanship font named after E.W. Bloser), Bloser Serif (2014), King Bloser X (2014, ornaments), Mercy (2013, a set of connected Spencerian penmanship style fonts, with ornaments and flourishes if needed), Revanche (2013, a grunge stencil font), Grandpas Typewriter (2013, old typewriter font family), Monster Days (2007, grunge calligraphy), Kyoto (grunge), AntiRomantic (2006), Toscography (2007, slightly Kafkaesque), LeKing (2007: Eduardo calls it the Frankenstein of vintage ornamental typefaces of the past centuries), HandMade (2007, hand-drawn ornamental caps), Nars (2003, grungy script).
Earlier versions of this site could be found at TypOasis (dead link) and Dafont. Many of his fonts are also here and here. Klingspor link. Creative Market link. Fontspace link. Dafont link.
Creative Market page
Klingspor Museum page
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