Constellation / Cosmica


New Type: CrisolApril 14, 2019

An Art Deco stencil. Crisol is a stencil display typeface designed following the same basic design principles as Futura Black (Paul Renner, 1929) and Braggadocio (W.A. Woolley, 1930), both based on Art Deco lettering. Crisol uses the same idea but takes it to a different level by adding a five-width range and a more rational design approach. The five-width variation and greater consistency in letter shapes give Crisol a contemporary feel that distinguishes it from its predecessors and turns it into a powerful typographic tool for editorial use.

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New Type: CahuengaMarch 19, 2019

Cahuenga, designed by Grey Lindy, embodies clarity in text and distinction in display. Throughout the development process, references were sought out only as moments for consideration presented themselves. Thus, the development was long and complex with Cahuenga not prescribing to a single distinctive model as a foundation.

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Cahuenga Specimen SheetsMarch 19, 2019

Cahuenga, designed by Greg Lindy of LuxTypo, is a post post-modern, rational, non-calligraphic, personable serif in five roman & italic weights with built-in small capitals. The type family embodies clarity in text and distinction in display.

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New Type: Beatrice & Beatrice DisplaySeptember 21, 2018

Beatrice, designed by Lucas Sharp, is a new kind of typeface. The family is an exploration of contrast methodologies, combining various aspects from the canon expansionist systems, inverted contrast, and the contrast behavior of standard sans-serif grotesks.

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IDN Magazine featureSeptember 20, 2018

We loved seeing our type specimens on the cover and in the issue of IdN v24n6 / Type Casting: Typography & Type Design — To Make a Mark or a strike a Delicate Balance. The typeface shown in our specimen sheets here is Sharp Grotesk by Sharp Type.

New Type: Sharp SlabSeptember 17, 2018

Sharp Slab, designed by Lucas Sharp with Connor Davenport, is the Egyptian-slab serif companion to Sharp Sans. Drawn at the behest of campaign design director Jennifer Kinon, Shap Slab originated as a typographic palate expansion for the Hillary 2016 campaign.

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