Discovering newly released well-designed fonts is a high for type lovers like myself. This month I discovered nine new fonts including one called Graphique Pro Next, an updated version of Graphique Pro designed by Hermann Eidenbenz in 1945. Another one I loved is Maritime Champion, a stencil based font that would be great for vintage branding and signage. Scroll down to view all nine fonts and to learn a little more about them. Tell us which one is your favorite by leaving a comment below.
Graphique Pro Next
“The original Graphique Pro was designed by the famous Swiss designer Hermann Eidenbenz in 1945 and included one outline shadow style. His idea of a very narrow, very economic headline font became increasingly more popular over the last decades and since the recent trend of layered fonts his idea is more up-to-date than ever. profonts studio now took the idea of the Graphique Pro to its next level: Graphique Pro Next. This layered type family consists of 8 styles which can be combined in plenty of ways to create unique designs. The fonts thereby preserve the outstanding and timeless drawings of the original Graphique Pro font and will add an aesthetic and fresh look to every project.”
“Based in Corradine Fonts font Emblema 65, Emblema Headline was thinked to be a powerful tool for modern designers who need a vintage Art Deco style font with personality and high quality. The Emblema Headline family have four layers each one with three or four different looks for a total of thirteen different variations.”
Hansom Slab FY
“As its cousin Hansom FY, this font has friendly shapes and rounded terminals. Slabs reinforce its masculine appearance. With 3 weights and their accompanying italics, this modern and functional slab font family is well-suited for all kinds of applications.”
Martime Champion Stencil
“Make no mistake, Maritime Champion is not simply seaworthy. This peacoat grubbing, all hands on decking, accordion serenading font is not for the faint of heart. He’s all caps all the time. Even the lightest of his six weights is enough to anchor a Man-o-War in any Caribbean maelstrom. This stencil set includes four weights to accompany the existing four shoreline styles and six regular weights. It’s an all caps family that includes lots of language options and opentype fractions.”
“A yoke is the “old-world” slang for twin, or double, or duplex, since it turned two oxen from independent operators into a powerful two-ox team. And if you ever plowed a ten-acre bean field by hand, you know how important ox management can be. That teamwork of two-as-one is the basis for this layering font constructed from individual typographic components. With the right color applied, the stems and arms become rhythmic abstract patterns.”
“Bron is based on Zelek, designed in the 70s by Polish type designer Bronisław Zelek. This typeface was originally made for dry transfer lettering sheets. It is has been totally redrawn and updated and is now available for contemporary technology and design. This style offer two separate layered fonts to make your own awesome two color compositions.”
LHF Comic Caps 2
“Comic Caps is back! Direct from the hand of Chuck Davis, this completely updated version features all new letters and includes bonus swashes and balloons designed to compliment the letters. Comic Caps 2 creates a fun, casual feel and stands up to squeezing and stretching very well. You can fit it almost anywhere.”
“Roper is a western styled font that comes in a sans and a serif version, each version has a regular, press light and a press heavy option. The press versions are a letterpress/stamped style. Although Roper is an all caps family of fonts and was designed as a display font, it can be used in many ways.”
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