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Creating a font from scratch: A detailed guide and tips for choosing software

Creating your first font is most difficult because the designer does not yet know all the details of development, does not have enough visual intuition and experience. When developing a font for the first time, you have to learn a lot in the process, transferring theoretical knowledge about type design to practice, which is always difficult. However, it is with the first font that the…

See more14 November, 2022
TT Hoves Pro

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!

See more24 July, 2022
Kaspersky

Corporate fonts for Kaspersky Lab: story of creation

What do you pay attention to when you visit a well-known brand’s website?
Most likely your answer is design. And this is really the first thing that catches your eye, which is why international companies work out their corporate identity so thoroughly and carefully, spending a lot of resources on it and going through rebranding from time to time.

See more11 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.

See more30 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.

See more09 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.

See more12 May, 2022

Creating a font for Mail.ru Group logo setting

Today we will share a fascinating story of creating a font family to set logos for one of the largest brands. We promise you won’t be bored: in this story, you will have the chance to have a look at all stages of the work and will learn more about font creation.

See more13 September, 2021

Corporate font for the Red Collar

In this article we will tell and show how we created the corporate font for the Red Collar digital agency. The spirit that the client wanted to see in the font would be supposed to reflect the agency’s self-positioning: “It’s technological, but affordable; it is brave, bold, but fully responsible for the result”.

See more16 April, 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.

See more25 March, 2021