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Black Forest. Sculpture by Wilfrid Wood. 40cm high, polymer clay.

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Best Fonts Released on March.

March! This month was full of good typefaces, for some reason I saw many display and handmade fonts very successful like In and Out and La Chic.

Is super difficult to show you the details of every font presented here, but don’t be fooled by the images that I showed you here, there are many fonts that have beautiful details and accents, and example is Acustic wich is a set of script and roman letters with cap,swashes and italic variants.

Here is the full list of the best fonts released on March, feel free to click on the name of the fonts to see full details (almost all the professional typefaces introductory offers up to 90% off, meaning that you can get a font for $1, $2 and $5 and a whole family of up to 21 fonts for les than $20 like Festivo):

  1. Crique Grotesk (85% off)
  2. Dream Script (30% off)
  3. Courtesy Script Pro (30% off)
  4. Festivo Lowercase Letters (84% off)
  5. In & Out (75% off)
  6. Core Deco (90% off)
  7. Modum (70% off)
  8. Microbrew (50% off)
  9. La Chic Font (50% off)
  10. Mariné (77% off)
  11. Rein Grotesk (70% off)
  12. Woderhand
  13. National Champion Lines Series (50% off)
  14. PiS Wanderlust (35% off)
  15. Korb (50% off)
  16. Acustica (778% off)
  17. Supermolot
  18. Coming Home (30% off)
  19. Sarine (80% off)
  20. Duval (80% off)
  21. Gist Rough (65% off)
  22. Predige Rounded (80% off)
  23. Sofia Soft (75% off)
  24. Pinto (50% off)

Did like it? Then you should see the past best fonts: February, January and past year.

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The Story by Mobstr

This put a smile on my face. Continuing on from Mobstr’s "Playing With The Buff Man" series, The Story tells the tale of the on going dance between the artist and the so called “Buff Man” as they both fight for control over the wall.

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Graphic Icons: Visionaries Who Shaped Modern Graphic Design.

Who are history’s most influential graphic designers? 

In this fun, fast-paced introduction to the most iconic designers of our time, author John Clifford takes you on a visual history tour that’s packed with the posters, ads, logos, typefaces, covers, and multimedia work that have made these designers great. You’ll find examples of landmark work by such industry luminaries as El Lissitzky, Alexander Rodchenko, A.M. Cassandre, Alvin Lustig, Cipe Pineles, Paul Rand, Saul Bass, Milton Glaser, Wim Crouwel, Stefan Sagmeister, John Maeda, Paula Scher, and more. 

Who coined the term graphic design? Who turned film titles into an art? Who pioneered information design? Who was the first female art director of a mass-market American magazine? In Graphic Icons: Visionaries Who Shaped Modern Graphic Design, you start with the who and quickly learn the what, when, and why behind graphic design’s most important breakthroughs and the impact their creators had, and continue to have, on the world we live in.

Your favorite designer didn’t make the list? Join the conversation at www.graphiciconsbook.com 
See details here: http://amzn.to/1cY5Syb

Courtesy Script by Sudtipos.

Courtesy captures the elegance and propriety of finely practiced Spencerian penmanship, in particular the Zanerian school. Its lowercase is notably understated, a simple monoline with very wide connections that ease readability. In the capitals, Courtesy adds variety in both the weight of the strokes, and in degrees of flourish — from merely fancy to over-the-top engrossery.

See details: http://myfonts.us/4cuDyB

The Essentials of Lettering: A Manual for Students and Designers by Thomas Ewing French.

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

See more details here: http://amzn.to/1ilsz2z

Ordinary Behavior  by Kevin LCK

Artist and illustrator Kevin LCK works almost exclusively in black and white, so it comes as no surprise that as he’s ventured into sculptural objects the aesthetic has remained the same, while the dimensions clearly haven’t. In his new series Ordinary Behavior the artist builds dioramas into everyday electronic objects made from cardboard such as a computer, camera, and iPhone. 

Life-sized Elephant from one Piece of Paper by Origami Artist Sipho Mabona 

Showcase by Latinotype.

Latinotype did it again, the guys behind many lovely and relevant fonts of the past year, bring you:

Showcase, the new typeface of Daniel Hernandez and Paula Nazal is a handmade font consisting of a set of types that are composed of four styles, one script, one sans, a slab, sans mini and finally a set of ornaments and dingbats, all made to work together in the same language. It’s inspired by a pen that writes different typefaces and ornaments, and casually reaches into a harmonious family.

Showcase is very easy to use and allows great versatility, can be used both in a magazine as a restaurant, through windows, cafes, and really anyway you can think of!

Get this lovely font here: http://myfonts.us/vJPKUi

Mariella Mosler - Untitled (2010)

Best Fonts Released on February.

February was an active month for many typefoundries, like Latinotype which released 3 typefaces this month: Showcase (beautiful script font), Australis and Ride My Bike Serif. Ride My Bike Serif as the name says is a variant of the original Ride My Bike, it’s curious how this month other designers released variants of previous typefaces: Kermel Serif, Pacific Northwest, Lust Slim and Core Magic were examples of this trend on the month. Others designers decide to launch all the variants of a typeface at the same time, this is the case of the family Bandera (original, text and display), which by the way, was also released this month.

The Winners.

If we should choose 3 winners of the month for best typefaces (based on sales, aesthetics and personal taste), we go for this guys:

  1. Glober
  2. Showcase
  3. Campton

Here is the full list of the best fonts released on February, feel free to click on the name of the fonts to see full details (many of this fonts have introductory offers up to 90% off):

  1. Glober (90% off)
  2. Campton (84% off)
  3. Gloriola
  4. Showcase (80% off)
  5. Australis Pro Swash (50% off)
  6. Ride My Bike Serif (70% off)
  7. Samui Script (35% off)
  8. Streetscript Redux
  9. Liebedoris (30% off)
  10. Core Magic (40% off)
  11. Lust Slim (30% off)
  12. Koni Black
  13. Rufina (60% off)
  14. Ainslie (77% off)
  15. Minimo (80% off)
  16. Kermel Serif (50% off)
  17. Pacific Northwest Letters (50% off)
  18. Sparhawk (50% off)
  19. Shentox (30% off)
  20. Result
  21. PF Bague Sans Pro
  22. Lichtspiele (retropolis) (85% off)
  23. Neue Swarha Deco (50% off)
  24. Monia
  25. Bandera: Bandera, Text and Display (80% off)

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