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Expansion of the TT Hoves Pro family

TT Hoves is the youngest font in the collection of universal geometric sans serifs. It forms a functional trio with TT Norms® and TT Commons, yet has its own recognizable character.
The TT Hoves font has managed to win the sympathy of designers from all over the world. The font family has been among the studio’s bestsellers since its release on marketplaces, and yet it’s time to update the typeface!

24 July, 2022

Creation of a modern serif TT Livret

It sometimes happens that on paper, a new font seems to be a relatively simple and quick task, but as a result of the work, it turns into one of the largest projects of recent years. Today’s story is about just such a font.

30 June, 2022

Creation of TT Commons: From the foundry’s corporate typeface to a bestseller

The TT Commons Pro font family needs no introduction as it has been TypeType’s best-seller for many years now. These are not just words — since 2018, the font family has been a bestseller for 93% of the time it has been on the sites.
TT Commons has a fascinating history, because it was created in 2016, and back then it was not supposed to be released as a commercial font at all.

09 June, 2022

TT Norms® Pro: a 7-year history of the font family

TT Norms® Pro is one of the most sought-after typefaces in the TypeType collection. More than three reissues in 7 years, first lines in MyFonts ratings, dozens of customizations and reviews.
It’s hard to put into words what a valuable experience this font has been for everyone at the foundry, but we will try to tell its full story, with all its dead ends and mistakes, with the first victories and a massive redrawing process.

12 May, 2022

TypeType conquers the USA!

We don’t know what the modern American dream is. We are opening our first office in the USA because forty percent of sales and a large number of interesting projects come to TypeType from America. The first step towards customers is at the same time another point of growth for the font foundry.

12 October, 2021

Variable fonts: What’s new in them for designers?

In this article we will tell you about variable fonts and what an interesting and useful, yet underrated instrument they are. We will also mention their disadvantages and nuances of working with them.

25 June, 2021

Font customization

It often happens that existing fonts do not correspond to the needs of a certain project. But font is not a static instrument that functions only the way it was created. To convey the company’s individual style, the font can and should be adapted and customized to one’s needs that may range from simple changes like diminishing the character composition to complex design changes in all glyphs.

26 May, 2021

TT Ricordi creation story

The TT Ricordi font family is a collection of three display heading antiquas designed to significantly diversify the traditional font palette. With that, all three fonts are close in thickness and similar in their character compositions and are featured in the uppercase set and the small capitals set, which replaces lowercase characters.

25 March, 2021

TT Autonomous creation story

Today we want to share with you the short story of the TT Autonomous font creation. We’ll tell you what inspired the designers and what types of fonts are included in the family.

17 February, 2021