Portfolio - Commercial Fonts
ENDURANCE™ - Monotype's first new typeface family. Designed by Steve as a warm, versatile sans serif - to be familiar-looking yet with a flair. Download Endurance
AMANDA™ - Tom 'gave birth' to Amanda when he and his wife were expecting their first child. It helps to try out a name for a while to see if it really fits with a person or a typeface. Although his daughter was to be Samantha, the name Amanda seemed to fit this typeface. Amanda is loosely calligraphic and full of vigor, contrast and angularity. Its texture just hints at some of the typefaces in the Lydian family which served as inspiration. Download Amanda
ANDALE™ MONO - an original type design by Steve. Made to be legible for programmers and code warriors. Download Andale Mono
ANDY™ Bold - an original typeface by Steve based on his friend Andy Mead's handwriting. Download Andy Bold
ARIAL™ MONO - created by Tom based on the proportional version of Arial. Download Arial Mono
ASHLEY CRAWFORD™ - digitized and adapted by Steve from Monotype's original drawings from 1930. Download Ashely Crawford
AYITA™ is a new sans serif design by Jim Ford and Steve Matteson.
Ayita is a Cherokee name which translates to ‘first in dance’ and recalls the rhythm and flow of this new typeface. Originally conceived as an upright italic design, Ayita remains contemporary, friendly and hard working. The open shapes render faithfully at small point sizes and on device screens while the compact design allows more characters per line for headlines. Download Ayita
BINNER GOTHIC™ - a revival of the ATF typeface digitized by Steve and Josh from original hot metal type specimens. Download Binner Gothic
BLUEPRINT™ - an original type design by Steve created for use in designer mock-ups or correspondence. Download Blueprint
CAPTAIN QUILL™ is an adventurous script font designed by Jim Ford. Captain Quill contains an extended Latin and Central European character set and a variety of OpenType features. Download Captain Quill
CIRCUS POSTER™ SHADOW - Circus Poster Shadow was created by Tom Rickner as a tribute to the classic Tuscan Egyptian forms used in many wood types of the 1890's. It captures the spirit of the wild west, amusement parks and ciruses. The details of Circus Poster Shadow are best reproduced at larger, display sizes.
DUJOUR™ - a revival by Steve of the unique capital letters found in the typeface called Independent originally designed by Colette and Dufour in 1930. Download Dujour
CURLZ™ - originally designed for the Microsoft Publisher software font set. Created by Steve and Carl Crossgrove. Download Curlz
FACADE CONDENSED™ - a revival digitized by Steve from hot metal type specimens. Download Facade Condensed
FINEPRINT™ - an original type design based on Steve's handwriting.
GOUDY ORNATE™ - a revival digitized by Steve from hot metal type specimens.
HAMILTON™ - a revival by Tom of the original Hamilton types. William Hamilton Page was a designer and manufacturer of wood type in the late 1800's. Among his designs were three faces, Nos. 508, 510 and 513, each design being lighter and narrower than the previous. The Bold weight of Hamilton is based upon No. 508, while the Light and Medium faces are Tom's own interpretation of this genre of sans serif. Download Hamilton
KOOTENAY™ PRO is a new sans serif design designed by Steve Matteson. It was named for the region in the Southwestern Canadian Rockies boudned by the 7-9,000 foot Selkirk and Purcell Mountain Ranges. The Ktunaxa people have lived in this valley for thousands of years and their petroglyphs can be seen on several cliffs from Kootenay Lake. The design features curvaceous diagonal stems on which combine with tapered terminals to produce a rich texture and an approachable appearance. The open counters and tall x-height make this design very suitable for interface designs while the typographic details are attractive for use at large sizes.
The OpenType Pro feature set includes oldstyle figures, fractions, swash capitals, a titling case and an extended set of ligatures. Download Kootenay Pro
LEBEAU™ - an original typeface design by Steve after consuming too many M&M's.
LINDSEY™ PRO - Steve designed this typeface after being impressed and inspired by his neice's handwriting. Features a variety of contextual alternative characters. Download Lindsey Pro
MASSIF™ Pro is a new typeface designed by Steve Matteson to impart an organic feeling with crisp readability both on screen and in print. Massif has a generous xheight, and letterforms with an angluar tension and smooth curves. Massif is very flexible - it works well at text sizes and for display headlines.
The OpenType Pro feature set includes oldstyle figures and small capitals.
MAYBERRY™ Pro was designed by Steve Matteson for use in set top TV devices and therefore salutes arguably one of the most popular TV show in history with its name. Originally designed to emulate the technical behavior of Tiresias™ ‘PCFont’ and ‘ScreenFont’ styles, its designer has taken the liberty to improve upon its readability and aesthetics. Counter shapes are left open to prevent filling in when rendered on low resolution devices; a larger pan-European character set with preferred accented character designs are provided; and more care has been given to design subtleties which are the hallmark of a good type design.
The Mayberry character set supports Central and Eastern European, Turkish and Baltic. Mayberry also includes a slashed zero for use where absolute distinction between O and 0 is a concern. Mayberry is ideally suited for documents where the presentation of information in a straightforward, no-nonsense, unhindered manner is critical.Download Mayberry Pro
MIRAMONTE™ PRO is a friendly sans serif design suitable for user-interface design, corporate branding and publishing. The name means 'behold the mountains' in Spanish, suggesting the rustic, unrefined type design.
Miramonte was inspired by Marso Grotesque, designed in 1960 by Stanislov Marso. Steve Matteson leveraged the humanist elements of the design to create this new digital revival. Miramonte includes an alternative lowercase a, for those who have a stylistic preference, and an extensive character set for publishing Central and Eastern European languages.
The OpenType Pro feature set includes oldstyle figures, fractions, swash capitals, a titling case and an extended set of ligatures.
PERICLES™ PRO - a new typeface by Steve based on the American Type Founders typeface by Robert Foster. Enhanced with a bold weight and a variety of OpenType typographic features. Download Pericles Pro
TITANIUM™ - Designed by Steve Matteson, this typeface is the perfect display font for your star cruiser or the weekend interplanetary lander. Like its namesake, Titamium is the strongest design for its weight – capable of withstanding the jump to lightspeed without paradoxical distortions.
TRUESDELL™ - a revival of Frederic Goudy's "lost type" digitized by Steve from hot-metal specimens. Steve designed a new weight and extended the character set to make it truly useful for today's computer-based artists and publishers. Download Truesdell
The Romany™ font is an non-connecting script which was originally designed by A.R. Bosco and released by American Type Founders in 1934. Romany is particularly useful for a Valentines greeting but is equally at home with spring blooms or an art deco themed New Year. Revitalized by Monotype's Terrance Weinzierl, Romany brings a touch of informal class to headlines, cards, invitations and thank you cards. Download Romany
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