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Roma Neue, the Swiss-style sanserif

Here we are with the latest sans released by CAST foundry. Designed by Stefano Cremisini, Roma Neue is a historical hotchpotch of the most representative of the late 19th-century grots and their popular 20th-century descendants – such as Helvetica, Univers and the like. Practical, neutral, timeless, Roma Neue can deftly support even the most complex projects

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Cyrillic with Ilya Ruderman

From 10–12 June, CAST and Politecnico di Milano organise and host an unmissable three-days Cyrillic typeface design workshop. Registrations are open

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Introducing Ernst, the party animal

Designed by Léon Hugues, Ernst is a light-hearted and glamorous slab serif rooted in early 20th-century continental Europe. With its fetching details it works well as a display face while its consistent design also makes Ernst suitable for setting texts

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Fabbrica. Technicality boosting versatility

Michele Patanè’s Fabbrica is not only a pragmatic, multifaceted sanserif face, it is a practical reflection on the geometric genre and the nature of technical shapes. It comes in two styles – Fabbrica and Fabbrica Sharp – each with eight weights and matching italics. Highly readable at small sizes, and so distinctive that it is fine for big headlines or titles, Fabbrica is eminently suitable for branding, publishing and advertising, as well as for technical publications

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Zenon doubles the stakes

This ‘contemporary Renaissance’ book typeface is now available in eight weights with matching italics. Designer Riccardo Olocco tells us about the origins and main features of his ‘relaxed’ and ‘quiet roman’ suitable both for print and screen

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The pairing superfamily: Jantar Sharp and Jantar Flow

Designed by Radek Łukasiewicz, this font-pairing superfamily is a new resource for publishing and branding. Jantar Sharp and Jantar Flow are intended to communicate with individual, yet complementary voices. Available separately, they can be purchased all together at a nice price

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Cast it: spreading the type

Fournier’s ‘Avis aux amateurs de l’art de l’imprimerie’ is the subject of the latest issue of Cast it, the publication created to discuss the history and culture of type and to display CAST Foundry’s typefaces. Previous issues feature original texts in German, English and Italian respectively

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