Type foundry in Washington state, est. 2014 by Mattox Shuler. Typefaces:
- Abolition (2014). An octagonal titling typeface.
- Bourbon (2014), Gin (2014). These are sturdy mechanical typefaces with copperplate terminals.
- Factoria (2014) (a squarish geometric slab).
- Industry Inc (2014), Industry (2014). Industry Inc is a sturdy military sans family with ample layering (beveled, 3D, inline, stencil, etc.). Industry is a basic squarish sans family.
- Prohibition (2014). Octagonal design, almost as in varsity lettering.
- Termina (2015). A modern take on Industria, a wide sans family designed by Hermann Zehnpfundt in 1913 for Emil Gursch.
- Rift (2016). A sci-fi all caps font family.
- Native (2016). A great monospaced typewriter style family.
- In 2021, Brian Brubaker and Mattox Shuler released Figure at Fort Foundry. Figure is a sturdy quirkhorse sans inspired by gothic wood type of the 19th century, available as a family of 40 fonts of 5 weights across 4 widths including roman and italics.
- Alkaline (2021), by Jonathan Ball, Mattox Shuler and Brian Brubaker. This typeface family at an 18 degree slope was inspired by 1950s lettering and logos on kitchen appliances.
- Pentz (2021). A Victorian font by Mattox Shuler and Brian Brubaker. First developed for the Motown Museum in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Marvin Gaye's What's Going On. The album title was originally set in Tedesca (a late 19th century font), but the cover designer, Curtis McNair, took some nice liberties in adjusting the letterforms when setting the type. Pentz continues in this theme, reviving and modernizing Tedesca.
- Cinder (2021). A vintage expressionist typeface with elongated letters that reference the title sequences of classic animation films from the 1950s.
- Locale (2021). A 16-style rounded geometric sans with a large x-height plugges as a national park signage or supermarket font.
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