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Hades by Dino dos Santos

Hades is very dark contemporary blackletter typface for short eye catching headlines. It’s made by type designer Dino dos Santos and a freebie on his type foundry website Hades-Regular The most dangerous black, I’ve seen! Don’t tattoo this typeface – it will hurt you. Hades does’t come with an extra Free Font License. Maybe […]

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ARS Novelty Bold by Angus R. Shamal, ARS TYPE

AArs Type Novelty is a typical humorous, advertising freebie, celebrating Ars Types new homepage. As Angus Shamal writes himself, it’s a mixture of his current font projects.  Something between Futura and curly Baroque forms. You have to register first at Ars Types website for downloading it. ARS Novelty Bold more sexy bold curves? please! Keep things […]

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Miso by Mårten Nettelbladt

Miso is a very condensed, drilled, Din like design. It’s nothing new but a well made font family. By “well made” I mean the glyph set is covering the standard western Type1 set. There are lots of free fonts out with raw alphabet and figures only, making it not very useful for dynamic text – like webfonts. The outline quality of Miso is OK. Mårten Nettelbladt, the creator of the fonts, is an architect from Sweden. For a first step into the type design world Miso is quite good.

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