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Funeral Font Value Pack

Funeral Font Friday

A number of type foundries have font selections suggested for funerals and other solemn occasions. Once you think of it, it seems obvious, but I found it a little startling. Cashing in on grief? Linotype’s Funeral Value Pack includes five solemn fonts appropriate for the setting of death and funeral announcements. Each of the typefaces […]

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H.P. Lovecraft cursive font

Fhtagn Font Friday 1

Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn* The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society (headquartered, naturally, at www.cthulhulives.org) sells more than 50 fonts from the age of Lovecraft for a mere $20, here. The HPLHS has revived many of them from vintage sources, including the 1923 American Type Founder’s specimen book and the Mergenthaler Linotype catalog from the […]

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Example of Metro Nova font

Featured Font Friday: The Improbable Resurrection of a Quirky, Once-Popular, Art Deco Font

By Steven Heller from TheAtlantic.com: The distinctive Metro typeface was created by one of the world’s most influential designers in the ’20s, but is only now being revived and reinterpreted for the digital age. Monotype U.K. Tens of thousands of more-or-less similar typefaces are currently available, yet designers continue to create new ones and revive old […]

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