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2008 Honorable Mentions
Typeface Review

Other Notable Font Releases of 2008

Reviewed by Typographica on April 3, 2009

The releases below didn’t make the final list for 2008, but are worth a mention nonetheless. The editor’s favorites are at the top of each category.

Suite/System

Tempera
Hebdo
Romain BP [FontShop]
Breuer Text [MyFonts]Headline [MyFonts]
Prelo [FontShop]
Tycho [FontShop]
Satero
Perfetto

Serif

Novel [FontShop]
FF Tisa [More]
Athelas [FontShop] [MyFonts]
Beaufort Pro [FontShop] [MyFonts]
Stuart
Prospero Pro
Andrade [FontShop]

Slab Serif

Jubilat
Museo [MyFonts]
Defender [MyFonts]

Display

FB Moderno [FontShop]
FS Sinclair [FontShop]
Black Slabbath
FF Polymorph [More]
MEgalopolis Extra
Shàngó Chiseled [MyFonts]
SangBleu Display
FS Alvar [FontShop]
FS Kitty [FontShop]
FS Pele [FontShop]
Silverland
Filmotype Glenlake and Ginger
Love
Facebuster
Heroic Condensed
Graph Paper
Beans
P22 Sniplash [FontShop]
Muralista
Elephantmen [FontShop]
Cooter Deuce
Dioptical
Iron
Sigma
Barricada

Sans

Deva Ideal
FF Netto [More]
Geogrotesque [MyFonts]
Co Headline & Text [FontShop]
Replica
FF Chambers Sans [More]
Adam [FontShop]
Corpid III [FontShop]
FF Utility [More]
Router
FF Cube [More]
Iwan Reschniev [MyFonts]
FF Nuvo [More]
Caput
Modena
FF Unit Rounded [More]
Foco [FontShop]
Scout [MyFonts]
Soho Gothic [Linotype]
FF Enzo [More]
Eva [FontShop]
Neue Sans [FontShop]
Standard CT [MyFonts]
Haptic [MyFonts]
CamingoDos [MyFonts]
Helsinki [MyFonts]
Excellent
Lettera
Tondo [FontShop]
Bentwood [MyFonts]
Konsens
Orenga
Akagi
Aaux Next
Houschka Rounded

Script

FF Mister K [More]
Duffy Script [MyFonts]
Montague Script
Whomp
Coffee Service
P22 Sneaky [FontShop] [MyFonts]
P22 Albemarle [FontShop] [MyFonts]
Ventura [FontShop]
Diane Script [MyFonts]

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