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Chefscript Typeface - Buy licenses at MyFont
Chef Script is an experimental font designed by Carlos Fabian Camargo G. Its fantasy design contains 1463 glyphs to compose words, phrases and short messages on small and large sizes. The idea was born in a sketchbook that was perfected again by hand and achieving "non-neutral drawings" on tracing paper. With bezier digitization the empty and full parts of letters appeared with soft and eloquent curves as calligraphic result produces optimal readability.

Hi there, i saw this font today on a 1978 movie poster for the film "Piedone l'africano" (Flatfoot in Africa). I could not find out so far what font it uses. I do not assume that it is hand drawn, althought the two "O" do not look exactely identical. This could as well come from the poor printing techniqes. Can anyone help me identifying it? Thank you very much.

Here is my first attempt at making a font :

I would be happy to get any comments from all of you, because I didn't had much feedback from typographers.

Anyway, when I made it, I didn't tought it would be accepted on MyFonts, so when I saw people was buying it, I started to think about a full charachter set and redesigning all glyphs to make them work better each others. I'm also working on the kerning, hinting and all things that needs to be done to make it more 'professionnal'.

Thanks by advance,


Edit :

Sorry for bumping guys, but I think my post should be in this place rather than in Release, as it's still a work in progress, and I'd be very glad to get any comment.

I'm not here to tell you "Yo Dude, buy my font!".

have been endlessly searching for these but to no avail, if you could help I would be greatly thankful ;-)

Hi folks,

Could you help me identify the fonts on this image?

Many thanks!

HWT Slab features two styles-Antique and Columbian. These two extra bold fonts are classic slab serif wood type styles with one detail of difference. Columbian is an extra bold Clarendon wood type that was manufactured by many of the wood type manufacturers in the late 19th century. "Clarendons" feature bracketed or rounded serif joins whereas "Antique" was a class of typefaces that features squared off slab serifs. Some type designs have only minor differences from others. The Columbian design is essentially identical to Wm. Page & Co.'s "Antique no. 4", with the difference being the bracketed serifs.

In researching material for the digitization of Columbian, we started with a 15 line font identified as "Columbian" shown in the Angelica Press wood type portfolio (printed in 1976). This font is in fact "Page Antique no. 4". Comparing Antique #4 to Columbian specimens from Hamilton and other manufacturers confirms the only real difference is the serif treatments. Therefore, both fonts are presented as a pair. Each font features a full Western & Central European character set.

HWT Slab digitized by Tim Martin.

For more detailed information regarding this release and to learn more about the making of the font, visit the Hamilton Wood Type Foundry website.

Special introductory pricing available through July.

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Bengala is a trendy new type system. The family is made up of a script style, an extended all-caps style, and an ornament set that includes the animal illustrations shown here.

Inspired by neutral slab serifs with an added twist, Slab Happy is a typographic system consisting of eight layerable fonts with infinite combinations. Slab Happy looks best when set in display sizes, but functions just as well at smaller point sizes.

The complete Slab Happy family consists of: Regular, Bold, Outline, 3D, Stitches, Fill, Shadow, and Crosshatch.

Slab Happy

Arabesque and Bon Air, two alphabets from two different centuries, are not what most people immediately think of when they think "wood type". These quirky script fonts simulate hand lettering from very different eras and are now brought into the digital age for the first time ever. A third font, Catchwords , brings a classic printshop resource into the digital designer's toolbox.

Detailed information regarding these releases, including the "Making Of The Font" feature, can be found at the Hamilton Wood Type Foundry website: here.

HWT Arabesque is long lost Art Nouveau wood type from the Hamilton Collection. It evokes the excesses of Victorian design and the equally quirky 1960s Psychedelic era revival of the Victorian type styles. Many characters have a lively eccentricity that were all left true to the original design. Additional characters were designed to fill out the standard range of characters found in digital fonts. This font includes over 280 characters for full unicode support of Western and Central European Latin characters.

HWT Bon Air is a "Mad Men" era display font. It was one of a series of script typefaces cut into wood by the Hamilton Manufacturing Company for the Morgan Sign Machine Co. in the mid 20th Century. The font was issued with several alternate letters and ligatures to simulate the effect of hand lettering. Its lively strokes and odd details give it an exotic flavor suitable for advertising display work. The digital version includes all of the original alternates plus new characters to fill out a full European character set.

Catchwords have always been offered alongside standard alphabets in wood type catalogs and so often appear on posters as a decorative punch that they have become part of the wood type vernacular. Words like 'The', 'And', 'To', 'For', and less common abbreviations could be inserted into a design along with decorative ornaments or stars when space was tight or to add variety in the design. HWT Catchwords features over 80 words based directly on designs offered by Hamilton and other wood type manufacturers of the 19th and early 20th Century.

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Please me out and let me know what this typeface is? I know I've seen it before but what is it? I would like the one that says post card and also the one that says rsvp.

thanks in advance!


I'd love to put a name on that beautiful typeface.


P22 type foundry and the Hamilton Wood Type Museum are pleased to present their latest collaborative digital font release via Hamilton Wood Type Foundry (HWT): HWT Van Lanen, by renown type designer Matthew Carter.

Matthew Carter has had a long career as an innovative type designer. He received the 2010 MacAurthur Fellowship award, and in 2011, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Smithsonian National Design Awards. Carter was trained as one of the last type designers to cut punches for metal type production. He has designed type for most technologies with the exception of wood type until 2009 when he was commissioned to create a new original type design by the Hamilton Wood Type Museum.

Matthew Carter has created many notable type designs, including Georgia and Verdana for Microsoft specifically for on-screen web typography, which set a higher standard for web users. Carter's Bell Centennial was created for AT&T. This design featured narrower yet highly legible letterforms, which resulted in reducing a substantial number of pages per phone book and ultimately saving countless trees from the pulper. The design of the Van Lanen font for Hamilton presented a new challenge for Carter: the font was to be cut using 100+ year old technology that has its own set of unique limitations.

The final design presented by Carter features a two-part font that echoes the historic 'Chromatic' wood types, which take advantage of color overlays. The font was cut for demonstrations and offered for sale as a new wood type design via the museum. Even though the Van Lanen fonts have been cut and made available, contemporary wood type production is still relatively expensive and few have actually acquired this font in wood format. The HWT digital release will allow typographic aficionados, graphic designers and casual desktop publishers to use the new Carter design for all digital uses.

As with all of the HWT digital font releases, proceeds will help support the museum's operations and its mission of hands-on education and research.

See our Behance page for photos and more background info on the development of Van Lanen from wood type to digital.

HWT Van Lanen is available at an introductory discount through November 30th.

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Greater Albion's two latest projects, Adantine and Corvone are at the point of being released on In the meantime, here are some samples of the two families in action on our blog.

Hi there,

I'm looking for a font that is similar to this one:

This would have been fine but the 'S' has been really lazily executed, so I refuse to use it as it would bug the hell out of me. Any suggestions would be welcome.


The HapticScript family is a connected brush script with a warm, personal and soft character. The typeface family has five styles from Light through Black. It was designed as a companion and extension to the Haptic sans-serif family.

HapticScript has up to 14 variations for each glyph. The almost 2,000 characters per font including 40+ ligatures enable designers to give each word an individual look. Many swash characters for initials and word endings make words looks as if they were hand lettered.

Five Styles: Light, Regular, Semibold, Bold and Black

OpenType features: Ligatures, Contextual Alternates, Stylistic Sets, Old Style figures, Tabular figures

Hey everyone!

Looking for a font similar to the "Aventine" in the below pic- any ideas??

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Wallington Typeface

Hey guys! allow me to introduce my first release font.

Wallington is a decorative-serif font embodying vintage and elegant curves with functional structure. Inspired by Old English cultures and their descendants between the mid-5th century and the mid-12th Century. Made up of two styles, Wallington Regular that consists of 491 glyphs and Wallington Small Caps with 365 glyphs. All glyphs are divided into several OpenType features such as Ligature, Contextual Alternates, Old Style Numeric and some astonishing special characters that allows you to mix and match pairs of letters to fit your design.

Find out more :

Hello guys! Happy New Year 2015!

Today i have released new version of Wallington : it's Wallington Pro!

Wallington Pro is a decorative-serif font embodying vintage and elegant curves with functional structure. Style is adopted from Old English cultures with their descendants around mid-12th century and Art nouveau in 19th century, it was inspired by natural forms and structures and the curved lines. Crafted with love and easy-to-read letter design.

Wallington Pro consists of 721 glyphs including 268 unique ligatures, 30+ catchwords and 10 stylistic sets.


Get Wallington Pro Discount - 63% OFF until 7 January!

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The Unit Gothic series was released by Hamilton Manufacturing Co. in 1907. This sans serif family features one of the first multi width/weight type 'systems', anticipating the Univers font system by 50 years. This set of 7 fonts was designed to aid in press room efficiency and its incremental variation in widths gave poster printers unprecedented flexibility in fitting copy while using consistently harmonious fonts.

This HWT release is the first ever digital version of these fonts. Each font contains 600 glyphs including Greek and Cyrillic character sets as well as alternate characters which are based on the actual special character production patterns from the Hamilton Wood Type Museum collection.

The system features:
•HWT Unit Gothic 716 - 50% wider
•HWT Unit Gothic 717 - 25% wider
•HWT Unit Gothic 718 - (Standard width which others are based on)
•HWT Unit Gothic 719 - 25% narrower
•HWT Unit Gothic 720 - 50% narrower
•HWT Unit Gothic 721 - 62.5% narrower
•HWT Unit Gothic 722 - 75% narrower

HWT Unit Gothic digitized by James Todd

David Shields has written an essay for Slanted Magazine that gives a closer look at this font system and its place in history. Follow this link to read the article online.

View more details about this release on the Hamilton Wood Type Foundry site.

Special introductory pricing through May 31, 2013.