I’ve been a big type nerd for longer than I care to admit. You’ll find old specimen books dating back to the early 20th century, Font Bureau and FontFont books from the mid-oughts, the beautiful 2015 Stick-Toikka Merged Contours release and everything in between, on my bookshelves. For as long as I’ve been designing I’ve looked to independent type foundries as a wellspring for inspiration.

In that spirit, I’ve put together a list of the most forward thinking, trend setting, type foundries out there. If you’re a designer, it’s important to support innovative type design, so use this list as…

Joe Flory

Design Director @FINE Design. www.joeflory.com

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