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Typography: Main types and characteristics of fonts

A harmoniously selected font not only conveys information to the audience, but also visually complements the project. A mistake in choosing a font can spoil the impression and alienate the viewer from the product, whether it be a poster, a sign for a store or cafe, product packaging, a website or an app.

See more01 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

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

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

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.

See more17 February, 2021

Creation of TT Marxiana

TT Marxiana is a pre-revolutionary font reconstruction project. These fonts were used in the layout of the “Niva” (nee-vah, “Cultivated field”) magazine published by the A. F. Marx publishing house in Saint Petersburg. In our project we decided to focus on a very specific set of fonts that were used in preparation and printing of the “Niva” magazine in 1887 — Antiqua, Antiqua Italic, Grotesque, and the Elzevir.

See more24 August, 2020

Creation of TT Interphases

We decided to try to tell you about the creation of a complex font family TT Interphases at independent font foundry. We hope you enjoy our story and discover something interesting and new.

See more13 September, 2019