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Aboutype, Inc., founded in 1990 is a design studio that provides all creative services related to the design and development of type and type technology.
ABYME, John Morgan and Adrien Vasquez, London
Access Factory Inc
Design studio that makes fonts. ' Our excellence in type design comes in no small measure from our thorough knowledge of all aspects of typeface production.'
Our aim is to design and produce beautiful typefaces, which will age gracefully and provide incredible functionality over the years. We dedicate our time to the design of innovative new typefaces for our own catalogue and to the design of custom typefaces for diverse clients.
AE Type is an independent type studio specializing in retail and custom typefaces.
Agustín Varela Font Factory
Agustín Varela is an argentine Multimedia Designer and Digital Artist, specialized on typographic design and typography foundry.
AhmetAltunType was established in 2010 when Ahmet ALTUN released his first typeface, Nilish on MyFonts. The company founder, Ahmet, has always been interested in letters, glyphs, graphic design and typography. He was designing themes and writing softwares for Symbian Phones in the beginning of 2000s and all those works shaped Ahmet's career. So, when he decided to design only typefaces, he founded the company and started to work professionally.
The better part of the fonts is hand-made and these hand-made fonts such as Harman, Festivo Letters drew great interest. Another of Ahmet's most popular fonts, Halis Grotesque is one of Ahmet's bestselling fonts.
Type design studio established in 2007 by the Atlanta based design consultancy AKOFA Creative. The studio motto sums up their approach to any challenge..."The impossible is only the unthought of..."
Al Mohtaraf Assaudi Ltd
Al Mohtaraf Assaudi is a Saudi design house specializing in Arabic type design alongside publication and visual identity.
Alphabets, founded in 1987, is one of the first digital-micro- foundries, and was among the first to offer fonts online. Now primarily licensing through online distributors, but direct sales are also available by request.
Altek Instruments have a wide range of innovative products relating to the Barcode, Data Collection and Automatic ID industries.
This site is newly redesigned and is a great resource for all designers. Here they can view the entire 44 font, 8,000 design collection, sample uses and tips and tricks, as well as purchase and download our professional quality decorative and dingbat fonts.
Altered Ego Fonts
Altered Ego Fonts are designed to solve visual and typographic problems for print, web and interactive media.
Multi-discipline designer whose specialties include type revivals, custom font development, symbol/dingbat fonts, logotype work and research and development of international fonts. Kwesi Amuti is also the lead creative of the Atlanta based AKOFAType, a splinter division of the design consultancy AKOFA Creative.
an Art Of Pengwyn
Founded in 1996 an Art of Pengwyn, or AOP for short, has worked for a vast number of companies in the printing and publicity trades creating original Artwork such as: ComicStrips, Cartoons, Greetingcards, commercial Illustrations and webpics but also writing text for Adds, Websites, Screenplays and business Videoproductions. From large internationals such as Hallmark to small local publicitybureaus AOP designs and/or writes abstract ideas into tangiable reality.
Anatoletype is based in Berlin and was created by Pascal Duez and Elena Albertoni in 2005.
"We are passionate by a variety of vernacular sources, as well as manual experimentation, drawing and handwriting.
We explore the potentiality of opentype to fulfill our ideas."
Personal type foundry in Japan, providing traditional Japanese
Applied Symbols specializes in fonts and graphics for
scientific, mathematical, and technical publishing.
Apply Design Group
The APPLY DESIGN GROUP is since 1989 well-known for innovative and high-quality typefaces.
Apply Interactive is a company specializing in
production, conversion, modification and hinting of fonts in different formats.
A private type foundry, and a design and consulting firm, specializing primarily in (but not limited to) non-traditional Arabic and Arabetic font design and lettering works, and associated software solutions.
Arphic Technology Co.
Arphic Technology offers a wide variety of products to satisfy the needs for fonts and e-commerce products of all customer groups.
Sign & graphic design studio. Typography specializing is hand lettered alphabets.
Artegra is a type foundry run by Turkish type designer Ceyhun Birinci.
Ascender Corporation is a provider of advanced font products specializing in font design, development and licensing. Ascender’s founders are font industry experts, and have been involved in developing some of the most important and influential fonts used in computers, phones and printers. Ascender provides multilingual, custom font development for enterprises and hardware & software developers. Ascender also provides affordable, high quality fonts - including Microsoft fonts - for immediate download from the Ascender Font Store website. The Ascender Creativity Font Pack is a value-priced, inspiring collection of fonts, templates and design tools to enhance Microsoft Office.
Astigmatic One Eye
Fonts from the dark spot. AOE's aims are
1. To offer unusual, quality, original TrueType fonts for Macs and PCs.
2. To release, at the very least, one new Freeware font each month!
3. To offer all Shareware fonts at a reasonable rate to you.
AstroAcademia Font Foundry
The AstroAcademia Font Foundry specializes in creating fonts for use in astrological text and graphics. Glyphsets are optimized for populating charts and tables; formatting the symbolic language of astrology within the flow of text; or assembling graphical components for illustrative diagrams and figures. Custom requests are welcomed.
Aure Font Design
Aure Font Design provides unique text, symbol, and clip-art fonts designed to fill the evolving needs of contemporary graphics.
Australian Type Foundry
Australian Type Foundry is an independent producer of original typefaces with an Australian flavour. We retail in lively and funky display faces which are our own original designs, and our custom typeface design is in demand within the Australian design community. see www.atf.com.au
Aviation Partners is a London-based partnership which designs for print and internet and also creates fonts.
The partnership was created in 1987 and our history of successful projects covers many delivery platforms from public exhibitions and conferences to product catalogues, CD-ROMs and online training. Font creation started as a supporting service but has now become a significant activity in its own right.
We produce Windows applications, tools or utilities for barcode printing, including Font, ActiveX component, Dot Net server control and a lot more.
BaseLab was a Base division devoted to type design, font production and programming small tools run by Joancarles Casasin.
The goal of the foundry is to provide uninterpreted revivals of type samples generated through disappearing printing methods, and create new fonts for dissemination in the type community.
Bay-Link Computer Service
Site may have disappeared or moved from its last known address, http://www.cbsi.net/~baylink/. Bay-Link makes custom signature fonts.
Binnenland founded in 2007 by Michael Mischler and Nik Thoenen is an independent type label, for research, developing and distributing their own font developments.
email: Michael Mischler & Nik Thoenen firstname.lastname@example.org
Dutch Type distributor with more than 15000 fonts in stock. TrueType fonts from Bitstream, Monotype, Linotype and many more. Also barcode and non-Latin fonts. All Dutch site.
Bitstream is an independent supplier of typeface products and technologies to the printing, publishing, graphic arts and electronic publishing industries.
At BizFonts.com you will find bar code and ID fonts including MICR E-13B, CMC-7, OCR, POSTNET, PLANET, PDF417, Code 39, Code 128, DataMatrix, Codabar, UPC, EAN, Interleaved 2 of 5, MSI Plessey, and many more.
Black Foundry. Based in Paris, France.
Bold Monday is an independent Dutch font foundry established by Paul van der Laan and Pieter van Rosmalen.
Borges Lettering & Design
Borges Lettering and Design is a lettering studio that specializes in Lettering, Type & Graphic Design.
You can visit Borges Lettering & Design at www.borgeslettering.com
Boutros International develops, produces and markets a range of Arabic fonts
and decorations, suitable for use in today's world of design and publishing.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://boybeaver.com/. Create & Communicate with BoyBeaver Fonts. We are designers creating type
to meet your most exacting typographic needs. Featuring the first publication ever of the complete collection of font designs by the eminent 19th century typographer A.A. Turbayne. Our collection is solidly founded
on typographic excellence.
Branding with Type
We’ve spent most of our careers creating and commissioning fonts for brands, so we understand how important it is to be different and to stay relevant.
We believe a typeface is the perfect way to simultaneously convey information and personality. We understand the power of a good typeface – its ability to communicate and be a differentiator, each purpose in perfect balance.
Our ambition is to provide brands with unique characters, filled with personality, each with its own voice. We do fonts for brands and branding with type.
A picture is worth a thousand words, but words are pictures too.
Founded in 1996, BrassFonts is contstantly working on new typefaces, striving to provide aesthetically stand-alone alternative designs. The spectrum ranges from experimental thematic display fonts to comprehensive and functional font families for editorial needs and corporate design applications.
In addition, Guido Schneider designs sophisticated and characterizing custom fonts for corporate clients.
BrassFonts is the independent type foundry of the designer Guido Schneider.
Custom handwriting and illustrated fonts for design and security requirements.
This company creates and distributes fonts for current microcomputer platforms, as well as related programs. Categories include handwriting fonts, calligraphic, decoratives, text, monospace, bar code, MICR, dingbats
I am a graphic designer for information issues. I work with type, I develop letterforms and types.
Bureau Brut is a graphic design studio. Our design process combines a constant dialogue initiative with our clients and a demanding typographical expertise — both a tool and a working matter to us. Our work, from specifications to production, involves revealing the raw material that is the demand and its context.
Camille, Julia and Yoann found Bureau Brut in 2015.
BUREAU DES AFFAIRES TYPOGRAPHIQUES
Founded in 2009, the Bureau des Affaires Typographiques is born from the initiative of a young generation of French type designers to spread high-quality typefaces.
C&G is an independent type foundry and font vendor of global fonts.
We had designed Windows Meirio typeface before.
CakeType is an independent digital type foundry, based in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Our aim is to develope and marked original and well-crafted fonts for Macintosh and Windows PC’s.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.w3.nai.net/~capsule/. Capsule specializes in print based design and have produced a range of typefaces, shown on their Web site, which are available from Union Type Supply.
Carter & Cone
Carter & Cone Type Inc. produces and markets the designs of Matthew Carter. We license his typefaces to end users, and we do custom work for corporations, newspapers, magazines, and university presses all over the world.
H.W. Caslon & Company Ltd.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address.
H.W. Caslon & Company Limited offers a digital type library drawn from the remarkable range of types historically stocked by the Caslon Foundry, founded in 1720 by William Caslon I, England's greatest punch-cutter.
The CastleType Library includes art deco revivals, classic type styles inspired by ancient sources, decorative fonts, Cyrillic display faces and Castle Originals.
Vintage and blackletter fonts, school fonts, custom font design, international fonts (Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, traffic fonts
Celebrity Fontz is the trailblazer in the font world, putting the signatures and handwriting of famous celebrities and historical figures at your fingertips, reviving historical woodcut initials, and expressing a multitude of personalities through fonts that accurately mimic a broad range of people's writing styles.
Cerajewski Computer Consulting
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.mctype.com/. Specialists in barcode and machine readable fonts.
Chaitanya Type Library
A newly formed Independent Type Foundry trying to specialize in creating fonts for web and print with legibility in mind.
Characters Font Foundry
Characters is an independent Dutch type foundry started by René Verkaart, graphic designer and typographer.
China Type Designs Ltd.
China Type Design Ltd (CTDL) is the design and production centre of asian
fonts of Monotype font library.
CIA (BAR CODES) UK
CIA (BAR CODES) UK creates original TrueType bar code font packages.
Club 21 was founded in 1999 by Julian Morey, an independent designer/art director working in London.
We are specialist designers of typefaces, related logos and graphics for computer uses; continually creating fresh new designs to meet situations in which type is used with today's fashion and technology. Our typefaces provide solutions for all manner of products including some well known brands.
Colophon is an independent type foundry set up by Brighton based design studio, The Entente.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://home.clara.net/ligature/. Combined Arts is an enterprise specialising in digital typography services. They create custom fonts and logos for individuals and companies in Europe and the USA.
Commercial Type is a joint venture between Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz, who have collaborated since 2004 on various typeface projects, most notably the award winning Guardian Egyptian. The company publishes retail fonts developed by Schwartz and Barnes, their staff, and outside collaborators, and also represents the two when they work together on typedesign projects.
Computer Fonts Australia
Computer Fonts Australia produce custom fonts primarilly for businesses focussing on Logo and Signature Fonts.
Computers World Wide/AC Capital Funding
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, www.computersworldwide.com. We sell computer hardware and software…
Typefaces designed by Vincent Connare and the information about his past type design projects.
Specialist in educational design and publishing. Also creating propietory fonts designed for language learners focusing on clarity and legibility.
Coppers & Brasses
Coppers & Brasses is a Montréal based typefoundry that was established in 2011 by Alexandre Saumier Demers and Étienne Aubert Bonn.
Coppers & Brasses provides retail fonts to graphic designers and is also available for custom work or lettering.
We are we are currently striving to meet the need for single line fonts, while also producing a family of conventional fonts. We will be the best source for one line fonts for use with CNC machining, engraving, crafts, laser cutting tools, and other creative industries in which a single line path is preferred for drawing typefaces.
Cyreal is a libre fonts foundry with expertise in Latin, Cyrillic, and Greek.
Dada Studio is independent type design studio from Warsaw, Poland.
Dalton Maag Limited
A creative team based in London, designing and engineering high quality custom and retail typefaces. Founded in 1991, Dalton Maag has produced work for many major clients.
A type foundry that specialise in Hebrew, Latin and Arabic typefaces. All made with love in Israel.
Datascan creates print solutions and is a font competence center for a wide portfolio of fonts and licenses. Among other things TrueType, delta hinting, PCL, PostScript and custom made (house style) fonts includes the service.
Datascan Font Service Ltd
We are a small but well-established digital typeface company producing printing solutions for all levels of computer use and user. We have been established since 1989 and have produced fonts for a large number of people - from individuals to the biggest corporations
DecoType, a Dutch company, has developed novel technology for creating uncompromising authentic Arabic calligraphy with the computer.
Devon DeLapp specializes in unique hybrid display, copy, and
custom type design.
Delve Fonts is a full-service independent type foundry in Alameda, CA offering designers exclusive new typefaces, Custom Type Design (including fonts made for mobile devices and foreign language fonts), and Type Services.
DesignBase is a freelance design agency developing typefaces on a small scale to support commercial projects.
"Dezcom Typefaces" is an independent type foundry that intends to push traditional boundaries and produce original contemporary work.
Digital Graphic Labs foundry
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.mts.net/~dgl. Digital Graphic Labs - Type Division provides reasonably priced type
solutions and custom font creation services. Browse our online catalog,
order direct from the foundry and save.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.d-ink.com/DigitalInk2/Free.html. Design agency offering custom type and logo design services.
Dinamo is a Swiss type design practice established by Johannes Breyer and Fabian Harb.
Type design and Graphic design studio based in Slovakia, offering high quality typefaces.
Dots&Stripes Type is a Vienna-based independent type foundry specialized in the creation of original typefaces for commission and retail.
The company develops custom typefaces and lettering at highest quality level for print, web and mobile applications.
DSType was founded in late 1994 by Dino dos Santos and since then designed typefaces for several corporations, magazines and cultural projects. Featured in several magazines like Eye (UK), Computer Arts (UK), Creative Review (UK), Page (DE), Publish (PT), Attitude (PT/UK), Zoot (PT/UK) and Direct Arts (PT). Designed some notable typefaces like Andrade, winner of the Creative Review Type Design Awards, for the Best Revival / Extension Family in 2005 and Ventura, awarded with the Certificate of Excellence in Type Design by the Type Directors Club of New York in 2008, among many other notable releases. Our work was selected for the "Schrift in Form" exhibition at the Klingspor-Museum in Offenbach, Germany. Contributes regularly to conferences, seminars and publications.
Offering professional font software, such as Type-Designer, FontLab,
ScanFont, TypeTool, SigMaker, FontExpert as well as technical font
This British foundry boasts a growing library of high quality TrueType faces. They also offer a custom font production service.
We are professional graphic design studio specialized in typography and design.
Dunwich Type Founders
Dunwich Type Founders is a type design studio in New York. In addition to retail fonts DTF can also create custom fonts.
Dutch Type Library
The Dutch Type Library was founded in 1990 by Frank E. Blokland and was the first digital type foundry in the Netherlands. DTL provides a range of original designs, re-releases and revivals of the highest quality. The Dutch Type Library is also producer of DTL FontMaster, a set of utilities for professional font production.
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