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Type foundries worth a look

It’s always useful to have a collection of type foundries to call upon. Here are a few worth a look.

An independent type foundry in San Francisco by Christian Robertson.
On Twitter @bttp

Bold Monday
From the Netherlands, founded in 2008 by Paul van der Laan and Pieter van Rosmalen.
On Twitter @boldmonday

An independent type foundry set up by Brighton based design studio, The Entente.
On Twitter @colophonfoundry

Owned and operated by Peter Bruhn in Malmö, Sweden.
On Twitter @FountainType

Hoefler & Frere-Jones
Publishes fonts exclusively through its New York sales office and website.
On Twitter @H_FJ

Okay Type
Jackson Cavanaugh’s one-person foundry in Chicago.
On Twitter @okaytype

Managed by three partners since 2003: Fred Smeijers, Corina Cotorobai & Rudy Geeraerts.
On Twitter @OurTypeTweets

Creates computer typefaces inspired by art, history, and sometimes science.
On Twitter @P22TypeFoundry

Porchez Typofonderie
Founded in 1994, Porchez Typofonderie is an independent digital type foundry in France.
On Twitter @typofonderie

Process Type Foundry
The Minnesota-based trio of Eric Olson, Nicole Dotin, and Alice Savoie.
On Twitter @processtype

Created in 2006 by type designers Veronika Burian and José Scaglione.
On Twitter @TypeTogether

Run by Peter and Johanna Biľak, collaborating closely with Nikola Djurek.
On Twitter @typotheque

The union of eleven young type foundries from around the world.
On Twitter @vllg

Can you recommend any others?

Wood type image courtesy of Thinkstock


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