Type Foundries offering printed specimens

Ramiro EspinozaRamiro Espinoza Posts: 715
edited March 11 in Type Business
Hi there,
As collector of printed type specimens I would like to know which foundries you can mention who are currently offering (ideally offset) printed type specimens.
BTW, we have recently published one: www.re-type.com/products/
Thanks in advance.
R.

Comments

  • Viktor RubenkoViktor Rubenko Posts: 44
    edited March 11
    Not for sale. But if you are really interested in it, I think we could send one copy to you.

  • edited March 11
    We offer printed specimens for sale: https://www.boldmonday.com/products/type-specimens. Also, every order on our website is rewarded with at least one specimen by regular mail.
  • John NolanJohn Nolan Posts: 8
    Commercial Type has a variety of printed pieces on offer.
  • James MontalbanoJames Montalbano Posts: 879
    edited March 12
    Terminal Design's 290+ page catalog mailed to selected recipients a few years ago.
    And is available is anyone is interested.

  • James PuckettJames Puckett Posts: 1,618
    I can confirm that the Terminal Design catalog is excellent.
  • Stephen ColesStephen Coles Posts: 736
    Production Type, Device, Typotheque, Grilli, Swiss Typefaces, Schick-Toikka, Frere-Jones Type, P22.
  • Given the limited discussion on this thread, I suppose this is not a high priority amongst users. 

    My data corrobrates this.

  • It's been a long while since I've bought a font from them, but House Industries used to bombard me with beautiful samples and pamphlets. They offer a printed catalog (https://houseind.com/catalog).

  • The Dutch Type Library offers a couple of type specimens in its small bookshop. Unfortunately, some specimens that we made a long time ago, like the DTL Argo one and a DTL Elzevir poster based on the 1682 type specimen issued by Daniël Elsevier’s widow, are not available anymore.



    This tiny image reveals the new hardcover Exquisite Type Specimen that we will release coming autumn. It will be printed in offset and, in the best tradition of the métier, there will be a leather-bound edition too. After all, we will have something to celebrate in 2020, when it will be 30 years ago that DTL was founded officially. So, we anticipate this anniversary a bit with this year’s release of the Exquisite Type Specimen, of which the production had a small delay of only… five years.
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