Introducing FOUNDFONT and the art of Typographic Archaeology

hucklebuckdesign's picture

FOUNDFONT™ is a type project by Andy Hayes of Hucklebuck Design Studio (That's me). FOUNDFONT™ is dedicated to typographic archaeology, creating display OpenType fonts based on found and obscure examples.

We are running a launch promotion through February 5th selling all fonts individually for $5 and the set of 8 for $35.

Visit our storefront at http://www.foundfont.tumblr.com and follow us on twitter at @foundfont.

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Nick Shinn's picture

You can find archaeology in the dictionary.

hucklebuckdesign's picture

Ugh. Teaches me to rely on spell check. Thanks for that.

Michel Boyer's picture

This is from the dictionary on my Mac.


My old "Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary" agrees. The OED online however does not find "archeology".

blank's picture

Holy shit! Someone invented finding old type and lettering specimens and using them for reference! MY **** MIND IS BLOWN!

hucklebuckdesign's picture

Wow, really. Nothing's new James, we all know this. Just having fun, sharing my process. Shocked to get such instant negativity. This is more illustration than a proper typographic character study. Obviously.

Birdseeding's picture

Just the English 25 uppercase letters for each, sometimes with punctuation? Useless to me.

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