Web Typography Bar Raised As New Foundries Join Typekit

BlackletterLots of good news from Typekit as this week they announced several new type foundries have signed up, allowing use of their fonts on the web. New typefaces have been added at every level of service.

Suitcase Type Foundry is a Czech type foundry. Typekit subscribers can start using fonts like Purista, Kulturista, and RePublic.

Purista
Purista Medium

KulturistaLightItalic

Kultrista Light Italic

RepublicRegular

Republic Regular

League of Movable Type is the first free and open-source type foundry. All the fonts from the League of Movable Type are available in the Trial library, so anyone can use them.

LeagueGothic

League Gothic

BlackoutMidnight

Blackout Midnight

psType is an independent digital type lab based in California.  Their font Ratio is now included in the Typekit library.

RatioHeavy
Ratio Heavy

Rui Abreu is a Portuguese type and graphic designer. He is adding Gesta to the Typekit library.

GestaLight
Gesta Light

Last month FontFont also joined Typekit making over 20 new typefaces available. FontFont is a large type foundry with over 20 years in the business, so it’s great to see bigger companies like that getting involved.

FontFont

FF Market Web

It’s great to see the variety of fonts that are now becoming available to use on websites. It will be interesting to see how web typography develops over the next few years and how we’ll look back at the time when you were restricted to designing websites using only a handful of typefaces.

Typekit has a number of different prices plans:

  • Free (costing nada) and allowing 5GB of bandwidth per month and use of the trial library.
  • Personal $24.99 per year allowing use of the personal library
  • Portfolio $49.99 per year allowing use of the full library
  • Performance $249.99 per year allowing use of the full library.

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  • mrjohnsly

    Holy aliasing Batman!

  • frankiejr

    This article has incorrect pricing. The prices listed are per year, not per month.

  • http://www.lunadesign.org awasson

    This is great news.

    I’ve been using sFIR for a while which provides so much more design flexibility for headlines and call-outs. It will be interesting to see how it all shapes up.

  • Jimbob

    Better get that intern onto some Illustrator / Photoshop tutorials!