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Font Shop best of 2007 and META Serif

Font Shop best of 2007 and META Serif

Font Shop has released their best of 2007 font list.

It includes some beautiful typefaces; but the real show-stopper is their most anticipated release in years, a new superstar among typefaces; META Serif designed by Erik Spiekermann.

Prepare to see it everywhere.

FF Meta® Serif
In 2007, sixteen years after the release of Erik Spiekermann’s seminal FF Meta, a serif companion was born. It took three years and three designers to develop FF Meta Serif. All through the ’90s, Spiekermann made several attempts at designing a counterpart for his groundbreaking FF Meta. Fans of Meta frequently asked him which serif face would best complement it. He recommended Swift™, Minion™, FF Clifford™, and others, until he realized that he should just buckle down and draw his own serif Meta”

See all the fonts here