Blog & News

A collection of writing and news about JTD Type Foundry.

An Even Simpler License

May 2023

With type being used in a multitude of situations and locations, there has to be an easier way to license it.

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Array and Personality

February 2022

Some notes on the decisions and considerations that went into designing Array and all of our typefaces.

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Making Gastromond

February 2020

The process of designing Gastromond and trying to find a real Garamond typeface.

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How Simple Can Fonts Be?

January 2020

Eight years ago, JTD released its first typeface and I wrote our first license. A lot has changed since then — our license, however, was not one of those things. It had the occasional update but it was in need of an overhaul.

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Making Essonnes

June 2015

The process of designing our take on Pierre Didot’s 1819 typeface. All weirdness included.

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