It's nice to see more people than ever understand how important typography is. The choice of a typeface and the design of a text can have a huge impact on its meaning. Typefaces don't need words to convey a message. The responsibility of graphic designers in choosing the right font is therefore crucial. But how to find the right character in the infinite universe of possibilities?
The 2021/22 Yearbook makes it easy to get an overview of recently published typefaces from around the world, while understanding their visual language.
Each typeface and family is presented on a double page. On the left side are examples of possible applications, showing the beauty of each character. This year's theme is music. Just as music conveys emotions through melodies and lyrics, typography does so through its shape and the balance of the letters. The right page provides detailed information about the designers, as well as an overview of the typeface characteristics.
The Font Yearbook is complemented by a series of essays offering background information on typography, history, technical details and how-to guides, and the latest trends in current font design. An index sorts typefaces by classifications, as well as lists OpenType designers and features. Last but not least, an online microsite features all fonts in the foreground, so users can test or purchase them.
The yearbook in brief contains:
Detailed presentation of 192 recent typefaces
Extensive background information
Character classification index
Index of all 201 type designers from 33 countries
Explanation of all OpenType features
Introduction by Veronika Burian
Essays and tutorials by Murat Çil, Matthieu Cortat and Eva Kubinyi
Online microsite, which links fonts to foundry websites
Typeface foundries presented:
205TF, 29Letters / 29LT, 3type, A2-TYPE, Abstract Office, AG Typography, AinsiFont, Alexander Slobzheninov, Antipixel Type Studio, APK Type, ATS Type, Atipico, Binnenland Type Foundry, Blaze Type, Bonez Designz, BrassFonts, Bureau Roffa, Bureau Sebastian Moock, bvhtype, Canada Type, Cape Arcona Type Foundry, CAST, Cinetype, Collletttivo, CSTM Fonts, Degarism Studio, DSType, Due Studio, ECAL Typefaces, Fabio Haag Type, Floodfonts, Fontador, FontPeople Ltd, Fontwerk, FSdesign, Gradient Type, Gurup Stüdyo, HvD Fonts, In-House International, Jeremy Tankard Typography, Julien Fincker, Kanon Foundry, Kimmy Design, Kontour, La Bolde Vita, Laïc: Type Foundry, Latinotype, Lazydogs Typefoundry, Leo Colalillo, Letter Palette Foundry, lo -ol type, Los Andes Type, Lukas Diemling, Lux Typographic + Design, make type not war !, Manuel von Gebhardi, Mark Simonson Studio, Mark van Leeuwen, Michal Tornyai, Morisawa, NEW LETTERS, Nootype, Nort, Nova Type Foundry, occupant characters, P22 Type Foundry, Pa ngram Pangram, Paratype, Peggo Fonts, Petra Wöhrmann, PSY / OPS, R9 Type + Design, Sacha Rein, Sandoll Inc., Schriftlabor, Sharp Type Co., Six, Stan Hema, Studio Rene Bieder, Sudtipos, sugargliderz, Superior Type, Synthview Type Design, The Foundry Types, The Ivy Foundry, TipografiaRamis, Tipografies, TipoType, Tour de Force Font Foundry, Typedifferent, TypeMates, Typerotation, Typetanic Fonts, TypeTogether, TypeType, Typogama, Typografische, Underscore, Vetterle Kommunikationdesign, WannatypeNype, WiseType, Zetafonts Foundry
Dimensions: 16x24 cm
Number of pages: 464