A Contemporary Slab Serif With An Analog Charm: Center Slab From Signal Signal is an independent type foundry established by Max Phillips. Type design is but one of Max's creative skills. He's an accomplished novelist, a graphic designer, and he's also had what we imagine to be one of the most enjoyable jobs in the world, working as a toy designer. Max served as a creative director for FAO Schwarz, a high-end toy company that has been in business for more than 150 years. Certainly a creative force to be reckoned with, Max now owns and operates his own foundry.
Harrison Serif Pro: A Gentlemanly Serif From TypeMates TypeMates foundry was established by Jakob Runge and Nils Thomsen, both successful graphic designers and typographers in their own right. Operating from Munich and Hamburg, respectively, the pair feels strongly that typefaces are "a visual language with emotional values," rather than merely serving as "functional systems for reading." Through TypeMates, Jakob and Nils are dedicated to providing graphic designers with letter sets that suit a varied range of design applications and aesthetic
Weekly: A Slab Serif With Sans Ambition Established in 2011 as a subsidiary design studio of LatinoType, Los Andes Type is now a standalone type foundry in Concepción, Chile. Their typefaces tell stories with inspiration found in nature and travel, combined with the designers' personal tastes and experiences. With the recent addition of new designers, Los Andes Type has developed a brand new identity while continuing to offer fresh and innovative products held to the highest quality and design standards. One of their most
A Slab Serif With Enticing Curves: Muriza Run by Nils Thomsen in Hamburg, and Jakob Runge in Munich, TypeMates is a no-nonsense type foundry that offers a collection of multifarious typefaces and also works directly with clientele to tailor custom type designs. "We don’t believe that typefaces are neutral or purely functional systems for reading, rather that they are a visual language with emotional values," they observed. Jakob Runge studied communication design, getting a bachelor's degree from the University of Applied