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60 Kilos

Designer of the hipsterish display typeface Belle de Mai (2020), a variable display typeface inspired in the cultural shock between high cost zones and the lowest suburbs near big metropolitans cities like Paris, and in the French culture, especially in the hood of La Belle de Mai, where it takes the name from. [Google] [More]  ⦿

A. Amirawan

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Achmad Yani

Kota Malang, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1995) of the monoline script Rocklen Script (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ahmad Muslimin
[Koplexs Studio]

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Ahmad Muzayyin

Makassar, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1991) of the rounded script typefaces Esther Morgan (2020) and Clumsy White (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ahmad Sekhudin

Indonesia-based designer of the free spurred display typeface Wacaban (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ahmet Faruk Sahin

Ankara, Turkey-based designer of the script typeface Spike (2020, with Yasin Karabey). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Akarija Studio

Indonesia-based designer of the script typeface Chiqua (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Akhmad Mujayyid

Indonesia-based designer of Brown Alexander (2020: script), Protocol (2020: a heavy sans), King Arrow (2020) and Arian Geralde (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Akhmad Reza Fauzi
[Grezline Studio]

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Albert Arzumanyan

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Alex Pol

Athens, Greece-based designer (b. 1976) of the display typefaces Alex P1 and Alex P2 (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alexandra Valuikina

Russian designer. Her typefaces for Latin and Cyrillic:

  • SK Brushwood (2020, Shriftovik). An experimental geometric typeface by Alexandra Valuikina and Tikhon Reztcov.
  • SK Fencer (2020). A display typeface inspired by the fine art of fencing.
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Alexandre Bobeda
[House of X]

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Alif Mufid

Medan, Indonesia-based designer of Sambalado (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿


Designer of R3 Decals (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Andika Putra

Bali, Indonesia-based designer of these hand-crafted typefaces in 2020: Student Smart, Besbogo, Bellbion, Sunrise Minimalist, Hanmade, Balloman, Bonogoda, Balfa Hode, Malliboro, Garangan, Bollando, Mangolia, Bllodir Smart, Bollgania, Fonmini. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Andrea Carrer
[Fonderia Serena]

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Andrea Stan

Romanian lettering artist based in Germany. Designer of the informal inline typeface Thanks (2020, Monotype). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Andree Nguyen
[Nguyen Type]

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Andrejs Kirma

Latvian designer of the blackboard bold font Rainis (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Andri Firmansyah

Bandung, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1984) of These typerfaces in 2020: Arrakis (a bold titling sans), Manchester, Burd Sans. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Angelina Kovel

Graphic designer from Saint Petersburg, Russia. In 2020, she released these typefaces: Touch (display), Gravitas (a thin avant garde sans), Little Dinosaur, Jamie (script), Rocking Horse. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Anggi Krisna Pranindita
[TheBundles (or: Mehibi)]

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Anna Danilova

Type designer who is employed by Artem Gorbunov (Gorbunov Bureau) in Moscow. Her typefaces there:

  • The Greek part of Bureauserif (2015-2016), a text typeface family by Ksenija Belobrova. The Greek part was done by Anna Danilova.
  • Bureausign (2015-2016). Anna Danilova's splendid Latin / Cyrillic wayfinding font family.
  • Envy (2016). A number font by Anna Danilova for Envy Car Rental.
  • Mary Trufel (2016). A hand-printed typeface by Anna Danilova.
  • Olimpiada (2018). By Anna Danilova (and Michael Nozik) for olimpiada.ru. This sans typeface is based on the wayfinding font Bureausign.
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Anna Tikhanova

Russian type designer active at TypeType in St. Petersburg. In 2020, Marina Khodak and Anna Tikhonova co-designed TT Marxiana (TypeType). It is an attempt to reconstruct a set of pre-revolutionary fonts that were used in the layout of the Niva magazine, published by the St. Petersburg publishing house A.F. Marx, and includes antiqua, grotesque and elzevir styles. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Anonymous Typedesigners
[Vladimir Anosov]

Russian designer of the hand-painted font AN Swish (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

[Chris Corrado]

German designer of the retro futuristic typeface family Taranto (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿


Archetypo.xyz was set up in 2020 by Joaquin Contreras and Miguel Hernandez Montoya, South American type designers based in Germany. Their typefaces:

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Ardi Alemi

Auckland, New Zealand-based designer of the shadow font Alchemist Whiteboard (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Aris Dwi Pujo Utomo

Jawa Timur, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1981) of the display typeface Rollstone (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Aris Mulya

Designer of the fat finger font Batagor (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Nicolas Kadri]

French designer of Awax (2020), which Nicolas refers to as a typeface for ancestral Zen. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Arnaud Chemin

Graduate of the TypeMedia program at the the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in Den Haag, The Netherlands, class of 2020. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Art Gorbunov (or: Gorbunov Bureau)

Studio in Moscow set up in 2007. Their typefaces:

  • Bureauserif (2015-2016). A text typeface family by Ksenija Belobrova. The Greek part was done by Anna Danilova.
  • Bureausign (2015-2016). Anna Danilova's splendid Latin / Cyrillic wayfinding font family.
  • Envy (2016). A number font by Anna Danilova for Envy Car Rental.
  • Galochki (or: Checkmarks). Done in 2013 by Ksenia Belobrova.
  • Lavish Shoestring (2016). A monoline script by Misha (Michael) Nozik.
  • Mary Trufel (2016). A hand-printed typeface by Anna Danilova.
  • Olimpiada (2018). By Anna Danilova (and Michael Nozik) for olimpiada.ru. This sans typeface is based on the wayfinding font Bureausign.
  • Voltaire (2015, Ksenia Belobrova). A script typeface based on illustrations in one of Voltaire's books from 1734. Voltaire covers Latin and Cyrillic.
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Axel Alessandro Satriawan
[Axelzone Studio]

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Axelzone Studio
[Axel Alessandro Satriawan]

Magelang, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1997) of these script typefaces in 2020: Black Pink, Sonatta, Paris, Southeastern. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Azim Aufaq
[Wayang Venture]

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Bad Kollektiv

Belgian designer (b. 1990) of the connect-the-dots typeface Rund (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Bandofol Studio
[Shadiq Bandofol]

Palu, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1996) of the scratchy typeface Nalalanda (2020), the dry brush font Liquwella (2020), and the script typefaces Rubatti (20920) and Pretty (2020).. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Bauke van der Laan

Dutch type designer located in Belgium, b. 1987. Graduate of LUCA School of Arts, Ghent, Belgium, class of 2012. In 2015, with Theo van Beurden, he set up DOGMA, a practice for graphic design and typography. In 2020, Bauke digitized Mercator, a famous sans serif by Dick Dooijes (1958, Lettergieterij Amsterdam Tetterode). In 1958, Mercator was lauded as the Dutch Helvetica, to compete with the Swiss typefaces Helvetica and Univers. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Beatrice Lozano

Brooklyn-based Michigander, currently exploring custom type, coding, and motion design. Her typefaces include Ancho (2020), which includes a variable cut. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Indonesian designer of Syakaila Script (2020) and the kawaii script font Baby Nasha (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Belycia Mailoa

Indonesian designer (b. 2001) of the jungle bird-themed typeface Julang Sulawesi (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Blonde Typefoundry
[Jack Gardener]

British graphic designer who released the delicate typeface Nulram (2020), which is characterized by a modulated stem width. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Braw Type

Scottish designer of the 7-style minimalist uppercase sans typeface Glaschu (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿


Designer of the tall all caps hand-crafted typeface family Highdream (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Calligraphy Fonts

Indonesian designer of the calligraphic typefaces Shailendra (2020) and Dinernighty (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Cesar Pena

Designer (b. 1977) of the fat finger font Artritis (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Charlie Robinson

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Chris Corrado

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Chris Simpson

Designer of the free (geometric, art deco) sans font family Metropolis (2015). According to Stephen Coles, it knocks off Gotham. That is of course not true, as Chris Simpson developed Metropolis from scratch using Glyphs. Fontsquirrel link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Chunnapa Atisuta

Udon Thani, Thailand-based designer of hand-crafted typefaces. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Clouds Hintzmann

During her studies, Barcelona, Spain-based Clouds Hintzmann designed the experimental typeface Gigster (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Conden Chao

Designer of the free blackboard bold type 1 font CMath BB (2020), which is compatible with the Computer Modern fonts. He was assisted by Saravanan Murugaiah. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Cristina Escobar Perez

Designer of the runic font Lvlcnrn (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Charlie Robinson]

Weymouth, MA-based designer and illustrator. Creator of these display typefaces in 2020: Old Money (free), Milk Carton, Numbskull.

Download site for his free fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Cyrill Golikov
[Echad Type]

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Damien Haikal

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Daniil Vidmich

Designer at Art Lebedev Studio. In 2019, he released the deco typeface Echelon at Art Lebedev Studio and wrote: Echelon is the most Russian typeface of all. A monumental type that looks like a speeding train and fascinates with its enormous power and strict beauty. A manifesto of rethinking history and its heritage in today's mentality. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Daria Zorkina

Daria Zorkina is a graphic and type designer based in Moscow. She graduated from British Higher School of Art and Design in 2009 and took a type design course from Ilya Ruderman. In 2017-18 was an intern at CSTM fonts type foundry. A talented calligrapher, she published the wavy Latin / Cyrillic variable typeface Flicker in 2020 at Tomorrow Type. Flicker is ideal for advertizing diarrhea medication. At the other end of the variable font spectrum, we find a tall bold condensed movie credit sans. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Debora Soares

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DeDi Art Studio

Singkawang, Indonesian Borneo-based designer of the script typeface Beautylope (2020), Signfly (2020) and Brush Lya (2020), and the decorative typefaces Bot Box (2020) and Abstract (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Delapan Studio

Yogyakarta, Indonesia-based studio whose collaborators include Ahmad Syarif Afandi, Christ Desmon Tampubolon, Muhammad Bagus Prasetyo, Iis Syifauarrahmah, Tri Kuncoro, and Muhammad Rois. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Denise Even
[Limelight Artistry]

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Dhimas Bagas

Yogyakarta, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1999) of the techno display typeface Reison (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿


Indonesia-based designer of these typefaces in 2020: Bollando (a creamy script), Aku Sayang, Designer (stencil), Calligraphy, Rassika Love, Student, Shells and Starfish, Ayuku Love, Bahagia Jarah (a rabbit ear script), Smart Sport (squarish). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Diosi Julianto
[DLetters Studio]

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Diyah Ayu

Designer of the decorative typeface Patra Cina (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

DLetters Studio
[Diosi Julianto]

Sleman, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1993) of script and hand-crafted typefaces. Fonts from 2020: Gorilas (dry brush), Ellyshabeth, Brushely, Butter West, Mocimoci, Slavia. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Doni Dorra
[Kin Studio]

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Due Studio

Graphic and type design studio in Perugia, Italy, founded by Massimiliano Vitti and Alessio Pompadura. They co-designed the grid-based stencil typeface Nodo in 2017.

In 2018. they developed PVF Display for the identity of Palazzo Vertemate Franchi.

In 2019, they designed Grotta, and wrote: Grotta is an irreverent contemporary neo-grotesk typeface with strong geometric accent and sharp contrast in its form. Characterized by tight apertures and an overall dynamic feeling it is suited for both display and text sizes. It is our interpretation of the 21st century grotesk, exuberant, irruptive and [...] winks at [...] Venus-Grotesk and Monotype Grotesque. It shows influences of hipstertism in the way strokes are joined in the 1, N, M, V, W, and other letters. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dwi Ahidian

Aka Lemonthe. Bandung, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1995) of these script typefaces in 2020: Anthurium, Mondeylla, Belligiant, Southernsky. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dwi Perkasa

Indonesia-based designer of the rounded stencil typeface Sora (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Echad Type
[Cyrill Golikov]

Russian civil engineer with experience in technical drawing and graphic design. In 2020, he released the technical font Alpaim. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Eduard Felegeanu
[Eduard Spocket]

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Eduard Spocket
[Eduard Felegeanu]

Berlin, Germany-based designer of the free brush signage script typeface GoodHood (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Putu Eka Hermawan]

Bali, Indonesia-based designer of the blackletter typeface Herkaloya (2020), the display serif typefaces Diskanila (2020) and Astila (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Elena Peralta

Graduate of the TypeMedia program at the the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in Den Haag, The Netherlands, class of 2020. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Fabienne Kilchör]

Emphase Inc. is a graphic design agency based in Lausanne and Bern (Switzerland). Fabienne Kilchör received her diploma in visual communication from Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD) in 2006. Following her studies, Fabienne has gained practical experience in an advertising agency, as a project assistant at HEAD and working continuously as a freelance graphic designer. In 2010 she started Emphase, an agency for visual communication and information design, with project partner Sebastien Fasel. In the years 2008-2012 Fabienne was initiating and conducting research projects at the Bern School of Arts (HKB) in the field of communication design. Fabienne is writing her PhD-thesis at the University of Bern exploring heritage mediation by means of information design. Fabienne and Sébastien lecture at HEAD, teaching courses on portfolio design and data visualisation.

Designer of the 6-style monolinear sans typeface Diglu (before 2020) with a large set of pictograms for archaeological research papers. It was developed as part of a research project of the Swiss National Fund for Scientific Research and is part of the doctoral thesis of Fabienne Kilchör. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Erwin Maulana

Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of the display typeface Cempaka (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿


Indonesian designer of the monoline script Backtrack Script (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Ettie Kim
[Ettie Kim Studio]

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Ettie Kim Studio
[Ettie Kim]

Ettie Kim Studio is the creative studio of Ettie Kim, a graphic designer and calligrapher based in Philadelphia, PA. In 2020, she created the the calligraphic typeface Ettielier. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Fabian Marierbode

Designer of Sissi Display (2020), which features pointy serifs as on German Word War I helmets. He explains: My ex-wife and I were watching the movie Sissi, with Romy Schneider from 1955. Inspired by the dresses and the furniture I started to randomly play around with modular shapes with a strong visual relation to this movie. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fabienne Kilchör

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Fable Type Foundry

Commercial type foundry based in Singapore. Their typefaces:

  • Common Sans (2020).
  • Doctor Serif (2020).
  • Every Times (2020). Inspired by Bembo and Plantin.
  • Jersey (2020).
  • Parang (2020).
  • Plantdings (2020).
  • Singdings (2020). Dingbats inspired by the objects, subjects, and architecture of Singapore.
  • Space Sans (2020).
  • Winter Gothic (2020).
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Fadlilah Studio
[Fina Fadlilah]

Indonesia-based designer (b. 1997) of these script typefaces in 2020: Marcella, Sweet Leaves, Songs Style, Rain Gold, Sheffield, Purple Queen. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fidan Aslanova
[Fidan Fonts]

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Fidan Fonts
[Fidan Aslanova]

Russian designer of Metrika (2020: squarish, monospaced) and the graffiti font Jungle Street (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Fina Fadlilah
[Fadlilah Studio]

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Florencia Raffa

Argentinian designer (b. 1980) of the sketched font Horrible (2020) and the dotted typefae Dedos (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fonderia Serena
[Andrea Carrer]

Venice, Italy-based designer of the monoline script typeface Sapore (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

[Michael Eric]

Israel-based designer of the Hebrew emulation typeface Shmulkas (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Frank Gemignani

Santa Cruz, CA-based designer (b. 1968) of ASL Hands by Frank (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

[A. Amirawan]

Indonesia-based designer of the free display font Tipals (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Frik Rodriguez

Mexican designer (b. 1998) of the blackletter typeface Letter Cream (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Gabriel Reyes

Parañaque, Philippines-based designer of the free display typefacs Tropikal (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Gerardin Filipin

Designer of the free sans typeface Filipi (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Giang Nguyen

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Gilz Type

Surakarta, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1997) of Kiddie Summer (2020) and Monolism (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Grewfont Studio

Indonesia-based type design studio. Their fonts from 2020: Darkfather (script). Esporta, Crackers, Sketchen, Bassetta Pollina, Angkoh (a monoline script), Streetwall (rebellious, graffiti-style), Teargas (same as Streetwall), Signaturia, Quivera (sci-fi style). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Grey Fortress Ent
[Lesley McGrew]

Designer in Shoreline, WA, who founded Grey Fortress Ent in 2011. Creator of the spooky Gothic typeface Grotto Goth (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Grezline Studio
[Akhmad Reza Fauzi]

Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer, who first set up Silverstein Design, then Reza Design", and finally, Grezline Studio. At Grezline Studio, in 2020, he released Barletta (spurred, vintage), Solvetta (a great inky script), Peter Quincy (a dry brush script), Jakobenz (Regular, Rough: an all caps logo font), Diane Amorta, Rodetta (a grungy vintage sans), Mike Samiya (a hand-printed brush typeface) and Shikatta (a script typeface). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

[Giang Nguyen]

Gydient (Giang Nguyen) is a multidisciplinary designer based in Vietnam and Germany, who studied in Hanoi (2015-2017). In 2017, she co-founded Fustic Studio. In 2019, she started a Bachelor of Arts at Hamburg Department of Design (HAW). Her typefaces:

  • Viaoda Libre (2020) or Viaoda Antiqua. A free font by Giang Nguyen, type-engineeered by Vietanh D. Nguyen. Covering Latin (including Vietnamese) and Cyrillic. Free at Google Fonts. She writes: Inspired by Vietnamese cultural symbolism, Viaoda Antiqua is a mix of both the old and the new, appearing with traditional elegance and modern professionalism at the same time.
  • Agent Orange (2019, by Gydient and Nhi Bui). She writes: Over 150,000 kids struggle to lead a normal life due to biological deformities caused by Agent Orange---the deadly herbicide used by the US during the Vietnam War. The voice of a deformed legacy. Monotype gives these victims a voic of hope with the Agent Orang typeface. Use of this typeface raises awareness about their plight andn generates donations. To create the Agent Orange typeface, we analyzed the anatomy of Amarillo USAF, the font on the American AirForce planes that sprayed Agent Orange on Vietnam, and distorted the proportion of it.
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[Surfpunk Ardi]

Indonesia-based designer (b. 1984) of the display typeface Tambora (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Haviz Fontanime

Palembang, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1995) of the dingbat fonts Spongebob Painting (2020) and One Punch Man Painting (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Helen Cheung

Designer of the rounded monoline display typeface Kleo Sans (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Hemphill Studio
[Suzanne Hemphill]

Graduate of Parsons School of Design who set up Hemphill Studio in Chattanooga, TN, in 2019. Designer of the art deco typeface HS Decomage (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

House of X
[Alexandre Bobeda]

Alexandre Bobeda is a type and digital designer, writer, author and publisher from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, whose studio is House Of X. His typefaces include the experimental dystopian typeface Tecmo (2020) and the display typeface Weyni (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Huw Williams

Graduate of the TypeMedia program at the the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in Den Haag, The Netherlands, class of 2020. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ibnu Bahtiar

Indonesia-based designer of the hand-crafted typeface Bayyinah (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ilya Bazhanov

Artist and type and graphic designer. His fascination with street art has led him to typography and visual arts. Ilya received a diploma in graphic design from the Russian-British Institute of Management (Chelyabinsk, Russia). He graduated from the Faculty of Arts and Design at UJEP (Usti nad Labem, Czechia). He also studied at the HSD University of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf, Germany, and at the Graduate School of Applied Arts in Prague, UMPRUM. His typefaces cover Latin and Cyrillic:

  • Thaw. Awarded by Modern Cyrillic 2019.
  • At Type Tomorrow, he published the variable dot matrix typeface Dusseldot (2020) together with Maks Barbulovic.
  • FUD Grotesk (2020, Type Tomorrow). Described as Closed (sometimes completely closed) narrow brutalist sans serif with wild ligatures.
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Intuisi Creative Studio
[Rizal Mustiko]

Kediri, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1998) of the outline font Geometrica (2020), the script typeface Feisty (2020) and the decorative serif typeface Fontastico (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ira Natasha

Indonesian designer of the hand-printed typeface Black Mint (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Ivan Kyosev

Ivan Kyosev (b. 1933, Burgas, Bulgaria, d. 1994) was known for his illustrations, book designs and, to lesser extent, his typefaces. In 1957 he graduated from the National Academy of Art in Sofia under the mentorship of illustrator Iliya Beshkov. In 1993 he designed an angular typeface which was digitally revived in 2020 by Ani Dimitrova as Thalweg (Latin, Cyrillic, Greek). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Ivan Tsanko

Designer of the Latin / Cyrillic display typeface Trud (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ivan Velichko
[Shuka Design]

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Aka Swervo. Designer of the hand-crafted typeface Inthacity (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jack Gardener
[Blonde Typefoundry]

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Jackelyn Carrasco

Designer of the rounded bold all caps typeface Fika (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jani Jaelani
[JT Studio]

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Javatype Studio
[Tio Yulianto]

Brebes, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1997) of the script typefaces Marcellines (2020) and Barbassy (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jessica Burnette

Designer of the hand-crafted typefaces Jsb Double Jointed (2020), Jsb Best Of Both Worlds (2020), and Jsb Thin And Chunky (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Joe Frizzell
[MatchaJoeJoe Fonts]

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John McMillan

John McMillan (Belfast, Northern Ireland) was Professor of Graphic Design at Ulster University. In 2018, he approached MuirMcNeil to develop digital reinterpretation of the tiled lettering used for Belfast's historic street signage in matching Latin and Gaelic scripts. This led to Farset (for Latin) and Feirste (for Gaelic). In addition to redefining contours and completing the positive character sets in upper and lower case, MuirMcNeil added new cameo type families for both scripts. Working with the guidance of Liam McComish of Ulster University, an expert in typography for signage, the appearance of the orginal tiles was replicated in caps and small caps along with several alternate characters found in the orginal tiles. [Google] [More]  ⦿

John N.L. Leyson
[Tawbid Baybayin]

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Jovana Jocic

Graduate of the TypeMedia program at the the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in Den Haag, The Netherlands, class of 2020. [Google] [More]  ⦿

JT Studio
[Jani Jaelani]

Bogor, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1992) of the script font Kuruna Kotoba (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Julieta Salazar

Designer of the outlined display typeface Anillos (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Julieta Toledo

Designer of the kissing lips font Kisstell (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jumyoung Lee

Graphic designer in New York City. He designed these typefaces:

  • Reptile (2020). display serif.
  • Ju+ (2019). A sans family that evolved from his earlier typeface, Ju Sans (2018).
  • Morfos (2019). A custom sans done for the South Lorean mattress company Morfos.
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Kin Studio
[Doni Dorra]

Designer of these hand-crafted typefaces in 2020: Abraham, Arbie Bubble, Baby Smart Hello, Black Coffee, Brush Scoot, Care Snowbie, Crish Stick Nevada, Cryspo Shooping, Diary Rabbit, Fresh Apple, Fresh Drink, Fresh Juice, Future Light, Green House, Happy Moments, Happy Smile Summer, Heigh Lovely, Hello Pinky, Hoot Coffee, Lemon Tea, Love Kayalla, Love Sonia, Mini Unicorn, Minimum Dedlock, Pop Corn, Qistis Blistist, Regulator, Smart Magic Show, Special Romantica, Sport Ballpoint, Sweet Home, Sweety Loves, Unique Book Line. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Koplexs Studio
[Ahmad Muslimin]

Rembang, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1997) of the script and hand-crafted typefaces Candfia Script (2020), Kidersun (2020) and Zumattan (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

La Solsi

Spanish music teacher. In 2017, she released the free music notefonts LaSolsi Figuras and LaSolsi Not. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Satriya Anggun]

Magelang, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1984) of the hand-crafted typefaces Liberty (2020), Gerilyaz (2020), Askaira (2020) and Coffee Shop (2020), and the display typefaces Noise (2020), Satriya (2020) and Modern Java (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Laire Banyu
[The Ocean Studio]

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Leon Sam Hugues

British/French type and graphic designer currently who started his MFA studies in type design at Ecole Estienne in Paris in 2020. In 2018, he interned at Typofonderie (Zecraft). In 2019, he obtained a BA degree in type design from Ecole Estienne.

His typefaces:

  • Bill. Pixelish.
  • Brick
  • Candone. Partly inspired by Didot.
  • Dagobert
  • Dorset. A script with elements of chancery.
  • Illume. Mismatched---almost a glitch font.
  • Jemmapes
  • Joly
  • Romane. Roman *(trajan) capitals.
  • Stratos (Mono, Sans). A monospaced typewriter font and a related sans typeface.
  • Thorn (2020). A sharp-edged text and/or display typeface family.

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Lesley McGrew
[Grey Fortress Ent]

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Limelight Artistry
[Denise Even]

Canadian designer of the srtsy flared display typeface family Ace Attitude (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

M. Irfan S.
[Miss Type]

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Makasimase Studio
[Wirda Wiranda]

Indonesia-based designer of the foliated organic typeface Bhofila (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Maks Barbulovic

Maks Barbulovic studied communication design at the Hochschule Düsseldorf (Germany), and participated in an internship program at Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Art et de Design in Nancy (France). At Type Tomorrow, he published the dot matrix typeface Dusseldot (2020) together with Ilya Bazhanov. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Malang Persada
[O Type Foundry]

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Manjava Studio

Designer of the all caps sans display typeface Bernaber (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

MatchaJoeJoe Fonts
[Joe Frizzell]

American designer of Joe Hand (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Matteo Dall'Olmo

Designer of the blackletter font Domion Gothic (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Matteo Lucarelli

Bari, Italy-based designer (b. 1993) of the cursive typeface Cinquecento Italic (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Michael Eric

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Michael Sharpe

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Mine Type

Aceh, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1994) of the script font Aillanetta (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Miss Type
[M. Irfan S.]

Indonesian designer of formal and semi-formal calligraphic scripts. In 2020, he/she made Adeylina, Alangte, Alove Hoolena, Arveraghen, Asengel Atigelan, Bebimelista, Braghan, Dear Mother, Fanedai, Garelgina, Hellomelanti, Hellomelodi, Holiedarling, Lenastanela, Love Derlina, Love Henila, Lovelyhome, Lovethebook, Neviliyenti, Seherlan Salene, The Harlana, Wathelmina, Yonghate (swashy). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mizan Studio
[Neiwman Ace]

Designer in 2020 of the (mostly) script typefaces Abahkadabra, Amsterdam Way, Black Coffee, Black Horsee, Blackboard, Chicken Katsu, Coconut Donuts, Dark Forest, Diary Alisa, Discovery Adventure, Endony Style, Fisherman, Flashspeed, Gallamaya, Garagas, Genderumo, Gladina, Good Morning, Guest House, Happy Friday, Happy Sunday, Healthcare, Hometown, Hunny Bunny, Jasmine, Madagaskar, Moonshery, New York, Optimus Light, Papamama, Paper Clips, Paper Craft, Pink Rosess, Semangatpagi, Senorittaa, Techno Future, Topless. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mohammed Husaini
[Siple Type]

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Muhammad Nur Kholis

Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1994) of the hand-crafted typefaces Deganisious (2020), Bokier (2020) and Bokier2 (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

MyFonts: Bestsellers for September 2020

The fifty best-selling typefaces at MyFonts, as reported by them on August 31, 2020: #1 Gilroy (Radomir Tinkov), #2 Neue Helvetica (Linotype), #3 Avenir Next (Linotype), #4 Sofia Pro (Mostardesign), #5 Helvetica Now (Monotype), #6 FF DIN (FontFont), #7 Proxima Nova (Mark Simonson), #8 Brandon Grotesque (HVD Fonts), #9 Avenir (Linotype), #10 Recoleta (Latinotype), #11 Helvetica (Linotype), #12 ITC Avant Garde Gothic (ITC), #13 Nexa (Fontfabric), #14 FF Mark (FontFont), #15 Frutiger (Linotype), #16 Cera Pro (TypeMates), #17 TT Norms Pro (TypeType), #18 Trade Gothic (Linotype), #19 Neue Haas Grotesk (Linotype), #20 Univers (Linotype), #21 Muller (Fontfabric), #22 Campton (Rene Bieder), #23 DIN Next (Linotype), #24 FF Meta (FontFont), #25 Averta (Intelligent Design), #26 Galano Grotesque (Rene Bieder), #27 Mont (Fontfabric), #28 Uni Neue (Fontfabric), #29 Alkes (Fontfabric), #30 Neusa Next (The Northern Block Ltd), #31 Bio Sans (Dharma Type), #32 Bebas Neue Pro (Dharma Type), #33 Greycliff CF (Connary Fagen), #34 Neue Plak (Monotype), #35 Gill Sans Nova (Monotype), #36 Winden (Latinotype), #37 Brandon Text (HVD Fonts), #38 Quincy CF (Connary Fagen), #39 Panton (Fontfabric), #40 Conneqt (Roman Melikhov), #41 Futura (Linotype), #42 Neue Haas Unica (Linotype), #43 DIN 2014 (ParaType), #44 Futura PT (ParaType), #45 Gill Sans (Monotype), #46 Austera Text (Corradine Fonts), #47 Gordita (Type Atelier), #48 Gambler (Fenotype), #49 Adelle Sans (TypeTogether), #50 Century Gothic (Monotype). [Google] [More]  ⦿


Mexican student-designer of the free monolinear sans typeface Cactron (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Neiwman Ace
[Mizan Studio]

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Nguyen Type
[Andree Nguyen]

Nguyen Type is a small type foundry founded by Andree Nguyen in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. In 2019, Andree released the display typeface family Iconique Sans. Iconique Serif. In 2020, Andree designed Iconique Serif and the experimental typefaces Froot Mono and Seed Mono. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nicolas Kadri

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Nicolas Silvain

French designer of the high contrast display sans Kabond (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nina Botthof

Graduate of the TypeMedia program at the the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in Den Haag, The Netherlands, class of 2020. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Niño Piamonte

Designer of the bilined paperclip font family Pype (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Michael Sharpe]

Math support via newtxmath for Google's NotoSerif and NotoSans. Published in 20920, and maintained by Michael Sharpe. [Google] [More]  ⦿

O Type Foundry
[Malang Persada]

Indonesian designer of the marker pen font Marker O Type (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Olya Kiselova

Designer of Kyiv Type Icons (2020) as part of the free superfamily Kyiv Type (2019) by Dmitry Rastvortsev. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Omaikraf Studio

Denpasar, Bali-based designer (b. 1980) of these typefaces in 2020: Merkurius (a retro diner or speed font), Chahna (hand-crafted), Kaliquas (hand-crafted), Tegal (all caps, bold sans), Phalang (futuristic), and Agni (a medieval font). [Google] [More]  ⦿

One Desain
[Sudarman Mulka]

Bone, South Sulawesi, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1981) in 2020 of the script or hand-crafted typefaces Cute Sweet, Waliya, Deligters, Megayun, Whished and Worthy Sentences. [Google] [More]  ⦿

One Design

Indonesia-based designer of these hand-crafted and script typefaces in 2020: The Humble, Claudia, Happy Doodle, Paper Note, Fresh Food, Smooth People Child, Hello, Chubby Rubby, Kids School, Cute Rabbit, Baby Queen, Sanillase (an upright script), Hello Zorro, Graphic Plant, Fresh Drink, Flaying Horse. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ospiro Enterprises

Designer of the free sans font family Gontserrat (2020), who writes: Now you can enjoy all the good parts of Montserrat without any of the naked Gs! Gontserrat is identical to Montserrat in every way except that the capital Gs have been given a horizontal crossbar to complete their look. Gontserrat is licensed under the SIL Open Font License 1.1 as a derivative work of Montserrat. It is not associated with the creators of Montserrat. Recall that Julieta Ulanovsky's Mointserrat (2011) is close in spirit to Gotham and Proxima Nova. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Parker McAdams

Walton, KY-based designer of the free font Norront Sans (2020), which was inspired by Nordic runes. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Pascal Huber

Graduate of Hochschule Trier (Germany), class of 2019. During his Masters studies at Hochschule Trier, Germany, Pascal Huber designed the variable font family Ludwig (2020), a typeface inspired by Ludwig Sütterlin's script and American gothic fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Paul Cracknell
[Something and Nothing]

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Paul Eslage

Graduate of the Münster School of Design, class of 2014. After his degree he joined Nils Thomsen in his Kiel, Germany, office as TypeMates' first intern. Typefaces at TypeMates designed by Paul Eslage include Halvar Stencil (2019: a German engineering stencil font family by Jakob Runge, Nils Thomsen, Lisa Fischbach and Paul Eslage) and Sombra (2020). Sombra is eccentric, incised, hipsterish and full of contrast. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

[Albert Arzumanyan]

Russian designer of the vampire script or fantasy font Castles N Fairies (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿


Studio based in Barcelona and New York. In 2020, they designed the custom Basque typeface Arbizu for the Basque electronic music company Zetak. Its glyphs are inspired by old funerary inscriptions, engravings, gravestones, and lintels from the Basque Country. The typeface was produced by Jordi Embodas.

In 2019, they art directed the custom typeface Kymco for a motorcycle brand. Again, the type production was by Jordi Embodas (tipografies). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Putu Eka Hermawan

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Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1998) of the Escher-style typeface Haku (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rafael Tezako Tufoto

Peruvian designer of the broken glyph typeface Al Bhed (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rahman Yerli

Indonesian designer of the squarish typefaces Ra Mono (2020) and Solid Mono (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rajeshkannan MJ

Indian designer (b. 1973) of VRYN Letterbox (2020), a font consisting only of the boxes, not the glyphs. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rangkai Aksara

Semarang, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1998) of these script or hand-crafted typefaces in 2020: Akagami, Aokiji, Baby Boy, Bad Boys, Be Natural, Black Moon, Black Tea, Brown Cake, Button Box, Coffee Break, Electric Kiss, Emptiness, Feel Calm, Fresh Tea, Green Lemonade, Halloween Day, Halloween Movie, Halloween Night, Hand Ball, Heavy Rain, Ice Cream Cake, Lafitte, Little Smile, Little Waves, Lucky One, Magic Leaf, Magnum Saber, Mermaid Baby, Monday Special, Morning Friday, New Divide, Nightmare Side, One Shot, Queen Bee, Rainbow Cake, Rainbow Flower, River Water, Roronoa, Second Date, Secret Number, Short Zippers, Sulung, Sunday Special, Sunrise Trip, Sweet Banana, Sweet Cherry, Sweet Coffee, Sweet Mango, Sweet Orange, Sweet Watermelon, Torao, Unicorn Toys, Vasco, Yagami Light, Yellow Moon, Yellow Star. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Remind Sans

A free font family by XMind (2020), modified by Cristian Sobral. They were developed from NeverMind fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Renan Rosatti

Graduate of the TypeMedia program at the the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in Den Haag, The Netherlands, class of 2020. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rise Graph

Designer of the wild script font Medieval Times (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rizal Mustiko
[Intuisi Creative Studio]

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Roman Ilynykh

Yekaterinburg, Russia-based designer. In 2020, he created the techno typeface Ceventa. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Ronin Design

Indonesian designer of the monoline script typeface Sefiyah (2020) and the squarish De Stijl-like stencil typeface New System (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rupal Hira

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Ryan Rivaldo Vierra

Bogor, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1998) of the hand-crafted typefaces Juanita (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sahrul Hidayat

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Satriya Anggun

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Second Syndicate

Semarang, Indonesia-based designer of Ares, Athena, Cronus, Demons, Dipper, Faiz, Lucifer, Lyncer. Home page. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shadiq Bandofol
[Bandofol Studio]

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Shana Hu

American designer of the sharp-edged display typeface Lark (2020), which is characterized by angular calligraphic strokes and rhombic tittles. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Shina Design

Designer of these sans typeface families: Cyber (2020: a logo font), Prelia (2019-2020), Qualy (2018). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shuka Design
[Ivan Velichko]

Moscow-based designer at Shuka Design of the hipster sans typeface Gertrude (2017). Shuka Design's is true to its motto: liberté, visualité, identité. Behance link for Ivan Velichko. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Siple Type
[Mohammed Husaini]

Kutacane, Indonesia-based designer (b. 2000) of the hand-crafted typefaces Bromount (2020) and Violetta (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Debora Soares]

Soares was founded in 2020 by London-based Debora Soares, a designer whose work encompasses brand identities, motion graphics and print design for clients that includes Penguin Random House, Itsu and the Department of Coffee and Social Affairs. Soares makes science fiction fonts as well. Creator of Keanu (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Something and Nothing
[Paul Cracknell]

Auckland, New Zealand-based designer of Kia Ora (2020: a display typeface that features a Maori art curl or coil) and Linebacker (2020: a multiline, inline and solid font triplet advertized as an athletics typeface). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿


Bulgarian type foundry, set up in 2020 by Stan Partalev and Mirela Belova. In 2020, Mirela Belova and Stan Partalev co-designed the 22-style (+variable) geometric sans family Gogh. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Stijn Cremers

Belgian graduate of the Plantin Institute, class of 2011. In 2020, he published DTL Estuary at the Dutch Type Library. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sudarman Mulka
[One Desain]

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Sugiharto Art Studio
[Sugiharto Bisnis]

Indonesia-based designer of the spurred all caps typeface Amelia (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sugiharto Bisnis
[Sugiharto Art Studio]

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Surfpunk Ardi

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Suzanne Hemphill
[Hemphill Studio]

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Tahta Ega

Depok, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1989) of the script typeface Agathsya (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tawbid Baybayin
[John N.L. Leyson]

Filipino designer of the Baybayin font Tawbid Pilipinas (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

The Nest

Branding studio in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Designers of the Victorian typeface Mr. Porfirio (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

The Ocean Studio
[Laire Banyu]

Indonesian designer who founded The Ocean Studio in 2019. Designer of the script typefaces Just Write (2020) and Smoothness (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

TheBundles (or: Mehibi)
[Anggi Krisna Pranindita]

Malang, Indonesia-based designer in 2020 of the hand-crafted typefaces Aye Matey, Biggi Ol, Bowreghul, Captain Jack, Hinterland, Jungle Roar, Pizzaria and Zoombieland. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Thomas Bouillet

Graduate of the TypeMedia program at the the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in Den Haag, The Netherlands, class of 2020. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Thomas DMZL

French designer of the free techno typeface Warning (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Thomassey Emmanuel

Aka Mattago. Digne les Bains, France-based designer (b. 1952) of the semi-outline typeface Kiwi (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tim Hutchinson
[Tim Hutchinson Design]

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Tim Hutchinson Design
[Tim Hutchinson]

Britsh graphic, branding and type designer. His typefaces:

  • THD Reel 2019). A bespoke movie typeface.
  • THD Lava (2019). Experimental and geometric.
  • THD Servo (2018). A monolinear sans.
  • THD Mondo (2018). A geometric stencil typeface in the kitchen tile style.
  • THD Claw (2017). A geometric stencil typeface.
  • THD Hexline (2017). An octagonal stencil typeface.
  • THD Sentient (2017). An all-capitals monolinear rounded proportionally spaced all caps sans type family in four weights, designed by Tim Hutchinson in collaboration with MuirMcNeil. It was originally created in 2017 in a single weight for Beyond 2001: New Horizons, a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Stanley Kubrick archive at the London College of Communication. Hutchinson based THD Sentient's characters on the forms of numerals used to display telemetric data on the screen of HAL 9000, the intelligent computer that controls the systems of the Discovery One spacecraft in Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. These characters were re-appropriated from an original typewriter font created for the IBM Selectric II System at two fixed sizes specifically for financial settings. Hutchinson writes: Although Kubrick's meticulous research and attention to detail in his films are known to extend to the minutiae of letterforms, whether he was directly involved in the implementation of HAL's display has not been established. However, it is evident that HAL's designer enlisted the IBM numerals more for their subtle evocation of an otherworldly computer language than for any technological accuracy.
  • THD Slam (2017).
  • THD Reporto (2017). A bespoke typeface design for a cultural publication.
  • THD California (2016).
  • THD OCX (2016). An OCR font.
  • THD Connect (2015). A modular display typeface.
  • THD Flexi (2015).
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Tio Yulianto
[Javatype Studio]

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Indonesian designer (b. 1993) of of the tall monolinear sans typeface Chazalia (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tokyo Type Directors Club TDC 2020

Created in 1987 along the model of the New York Type Directors Club, and led by Katsumi Asaba, the Tokyo Type Directors Club organizes an annual type competition. The winners of the Tokyo TDC Annual Awards 2020:

  • Grand Prize: Michael Amzalag + Mathias Augustyniak, M/M(Paris), for Galeries Lafayette Champs-Elysées.
  • RGB Prize: Karen ann Donnachie + Andy Simionato.
  • Type Design Prize: Pierre Pané-Farré for Affichen Schriften FSL. His Affichen Schriften FSL won the type design prize at the Tokyo Type Directors Club TDC 2020. This revival collection is based on extensive research in archives and special collections the Affichen-Schriften series is a digitally reconstructed set of four distinctive display typefaces from that era:
    • Doppel-Mittel Egyptienne FSL and Schmale Egyptienne No.12 FSL: Based on types issued by Eduard Haenel (Magdeburg/Berlin), who was one of the first to introduce new display type designs to the German printing trade in the 1830s.
    • Antiques FSL. An early sans-serif adaption by Tarbé & Cie. (Paris) that hints at the splendor and exprimental sans-serif forms found in French poster typefaces at the time
    • Breite-Fette Antiqua FSL. A wide fat face that embodies the formal developments that occurred in the German Confederation around the late 1840s.
  • Book Design Prize: Jonathan Ellery + Lawrence Weiner.
  • Special Prize: Tsuguya Inoue.
  • Special Prize: Fumio Tachibana.
  • TDC Prize: Akiem Helmling + Sami Kortemäki + Bas Jacobs, Underware. For Grammato, a contriibution in the area of animated and automated typography.
  • TDC Prize: OK-RM (Oliver Knight + Rory McGrath).
  • TDC Prize: Panos Vassiliou + Manos Daskalakis. For PF Marlet.
  • TDC Prize: Mei Shuzhi + Lian Jie + Li Xibin.
  • TDC Prize: Yui Takada.
  • TDC Prize: Li Xibin + Liu Yutong.
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Tokyo Type Directors Club TDC 2021

Created in 1987 along the model of the New York Type Directors Club, and led by Katsumi Asaba, the Tokyo Type Directors Club organizes an annual type competition. The deadline for the Tokyo TDC Annual Awards 2021 is October 15, 2020. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Type Improvisation

Type design cooperative in Russia. TimproFirst (2020, NN Type Foundry) is the result of the first type improvisation session, a process during which four designers (Nick Nedashkovskiy, Nikita Gaidook, Lesha Pushkarev and Vladimir Kolomeytsev) created a typeface in one file at the same time. Github link for Type Improvisation. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Type Tomorrow

Russian type foundry. Designers Maks Barbulovic, Ilya Bazhanov, Alexander Cherepanov, Fer Cozzi, Lucas Descroix, Valery Golyzhenkov, Nikita Kanarev, Ilya Naumoff, Olga Pankova, Denis Serebryakov, Anna Seslavinskaya, Alex Slobzheninov, and Daria Zorkina. It also markets fonts for CSTM. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Sahrul Hidayat]

Cirebon, Indonesia-based designer in 2020 of the script typefaces Bellavenita, Mirabelya, Doctorline, Tisushine, Goldstring, Silence King, and Marxellina, as well as the decorative typefaces Queen Shy and Ceriburn. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Damien Haikal]

Japan-based designer of UF Masa (2020: a fat finger font). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿


Designer of the planetary display font Orion (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

VIP Graphics
[Vip Sitaraman]

American designer of the geometric slab serif typeface Rotato (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Vip Sitaraman
[VIP Graphics]

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Vladimir Anosov
[Anonymous Typedesigners]

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Wayang Venture
[Azim Aufaq]

Indonesian designer (b. 1994) of Space (2020: molecular), Epic (2020), Corret (2020: a sketched font) and Circle (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

wildan suprian syah

Designer of the script typeface Angkringanth (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Wirda Wiranda
[Makasimase Studio]

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[Rupal Hira]

Kiwi designer of the tall hand-crafted typeface Egoism (2020) and the semi-technical partly hatched typeface Overthink (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Yasemin Varlik

Swiss designer of the display typeface Mandarin Duck (2020). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Yasin Karabey

Ankara, Turkey-based designer of the script typeface Spike (2020, with Ahmet Faruk Sahin). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Yulius Paryadi

Palangka Raya, Indonesian Borneo-based designer (b. 1991) of the elegant pointy tapered hand-printed typeface Heath Notted (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Zach Tyler

Graphic designer, b. Cleveland, OH, who graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 2018. In 2020, he released the free all caps sans typeface family R-Spectr. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Gresik, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1997) of Garda (2020) and Raflesia (2020: a script typeface). [Google] [More]  ⦿