A Type For Independence.

Interesting title but what’s the angle? A type for independence to me is a typeface that has been designed by one person or one company and is distributed and sold solely through their website without the aid of a third party retailer.

It’s not a new concept, but to my foundry The Northern Block and a high percentage of type designers who sells typefaces through the conventional retail channels, it’s a practice that is a distant reality.

What I would like to put forward is why The Northern Block is releasing a new type family that…

Jonathan Hill

Founder of The Northern Block type foundry and known to the aldermen of the North as ‘The Font Man.’

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