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New Type: Flama supersetApril 28, 2008

One of the maiden releases when Village launched in 2005, and still one of our most popular offerings, the Flama family has been expanded and improved. Mário Feliciano, the great Portuguese designer, has added three additional widths and some extra weights to this eminently useful sans.

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Typographica on GiorgioMarch 5, 2008

Ben Kiel reviews Giorgio

It is a shockingly beautiful typeface, one so arresting that I stopped turning the page when I first saw it a Sunday morning about a year ago. Commissioned from Christian Schwartz and used by Chris Martinez and his staff at T, Giorgio exudes pure sex and competes with the photographs beside it.

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Typographica on FeijoaMarch 5, 2008

Yves Peters reviews Feijoa

It’s been fascinating to witness the blooming of Latin type designers these past few years. There is some amazing stuff happening in Spain, Portugal and their once colonies across the Atlantic, as if a whole generation of type designers has come of age during the last decade. One thing their serif and script designs share is a pronounced sensuality.

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TDC2 2008: NationalFebruary 27, 2008

National was a winning entry in the category of Type System / Superfamily. It also received the distinction of Judge’s Choice, chosen by esteemed type designer, Sara Soskolne.

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New Type: Stag SansOctober 15, 2007

Looking back at the process that lead to Stag, I can see that Stag Sans was inevitable. Esquire had a lot of trouble finding a sans to complement Stag and the rest of their type palette. All of the sans serifs they tried had overly long ascenders and descenders, making it difficult to mix the families in a single headline or as emphasis in a block of copy.

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