Wood Type Revival

Matt Griffin andĀ Matt Braun of Bearded have started the ambitious project of converting ten of the world’s rarest and most unique historic wood typefaces into digital Opentype fonts. The project has successfully been funded through the Kickstarter platform. They have released a sample of their intended result as a free font calledĀ Fatboy, available in the “Husky” weight.

Fatboy Husky font

Follow their progress on woodtyperevival.com or Twitter.

By Typedeck

Typedeck started out as a collection of hand-picked creative news, resources and inspiration on the night of 5 June 2011.