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TypeNotes issue no. three

Type News

Bree Serif Wins Gold at European Design Awards 2014

June 06, 2014 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

On Saturday, May 24 the European Design Awards 2014 celebrated the best in graphic design, illustration and digital design in Europe. Five years after the original Bree’s Bronze Award, it was Bree Serif’s turn to collect an ED-Award, this time the highest one in its category 27. Original Typeface.


June 02, 2014 by
Yves Peters
Yves Peters

Our monthly review of movie poster typography looks at the posters for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Under The Skin, Hateship Loveship, The Quiet Ones, and others.

Tryout: Beyond Test-Driving

May 15, 2014 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

Just in time for the TYPO Berlin 2014 conference, we’re releasing a first version of our upcoming Tryout feature on

At the moment, it’s a disarmingly simple-looking beta that works only with webfonts*, but the initial preview version already takes you well beyond the scope of traditional live font-rendering.

Fontlists and User Accounts Reborn

May 06, 2014 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

In this week’s sprint, we’ve added two delightful new features to So look out for the fresh re-design of Fontlists and User Accounts. Though still in beta, these latest features are elegant and versatile, and they allow you to edit and curate for the first time ever on the new website.

If you’ve been waiting for an opportunity to engage directly with the website in an even more creative, fun and useful way, the time is now.