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New font designed by Erik Spiekermann for the Hamilton Wood Type Foundry

Jun 11, 2014 - HWT Artz is the newest wood type to be cut at Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum. It was designed by venerable type designer Erik Spiekermann for his own print studio (P98a in Berlin), specifically to be cut into large size wood type. HWT Artz evokes bold early 20th century European poster lettering. The digital version is being offered to the general public with proceeds of sales to benefit the museum's ongoing operations. Erik Spiekermann is information architect, type designer and author.


P22 Type Foundry Announces Wedge - A Font by Architect Bruce Rotherham

Apr 08, 2014 - P22's newest release, Wedge, is the singular vision of one man. Spanning decades, the design of this font by noted New Zealand architect Bruce Rotherham took the history of the Roman letter into full consideration. Despite ultimate rejection for production into metal type, the design was realized as intended and is now released in digital form. Over sixty years after it was first conceived, Wedge is now available from P22. Introductory sale pricing is available through April 30th, 2014.


A Detective Story, A Love Story, A Font

Feb 11, 2014 - P22 Type Foundry is an independent design house that creates computer typefaces inspired by art & history and is renowned for its work with museums and foundations such as the Guggenheim, London Transport Museum, The Philadelphia Art Museum of Art & The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. P22's newest release, Marcel, is a brand new script typeface in the tradition of the extremely popular P22 Cezanne and P22 Dearest typefaces and includes an extraordinary backstory of connecting to the lost past.


P22 Type Foundry Revives Important Wood Type Designs for Computer Use

Nov 02, 2012 - P22 type foundry, an independent design house that has been making computer fonts inspired by art and historical lettering styles since 1994, has partnered with the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum. This joint venture, known as the Hamilton Wood Type Foundry will see a large collection of classic wood type designs converted into digital fonts. The Hamilton Wood Type Foundry announces the release of its first three fonts- HWT American Chromatic, HWT Antique Tuscan No. 9 and HWT Borders One.