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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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New Type: SpecterMay 21, 2018

Specter is a constructed geometric sans with 90° sheared terminals and true italics. It is available in seven weights with roman and italic styles, including special inline display styles.

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Specter Specimen FolioMay 21, 2018

Specter, designed by Jeremy Mickel with Douglas Hayes, is a constructed geometric sans with 90° sheared terminals and true italics. It is available in seven weights with roman and italic styles, including special inline display styles.

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New Type: Gustan Display SuiteMay 2, 2018

Gustan is an orderly type family for a wide range of applications. During the design process, all idiosyncratic decisions were informed by ideas around structure and utility. The fact that certain character combinations align in a particular way is more about bringing order and harmony to the word as opposed to a ‘stylistic’ trait.

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Gustan Display Specimen FolioMay 1, 2018

Gustan is an orderly type family for a wide range of applications. During the design process, all idiosyncratic decisions were informed by ideas around structure and utility. The fact that certain character combinations align in a particular way is more about bringing order and harmony to the word as opposed to a ‘stylistic’ trait.

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