August 10, 2007

You have four days

Posted in coveting, typography at 12:58 pm by India

to glut yourself on Dino dos Santos’s typefaces at half price.

Andrade type sample

The sale ends on Tuesday. Run!

Mind you, these are lovely and useful typefaces that are inexpensive to begin with; at 50 percent off, they are scandalously cheap. Many are available in very complete (small caps! Greek! kooky ligatures!) OpenType versions. Two of them—Estilo and Esta—were picked for’s best of 2006 annual roundup. Leitura is a superfamily including sans, serif, news (!), display, headline, and symbols—you may never need another font! Volupia is adorable and costs less than $10! Albo, suitable for all your metal band posters, is only $15! There is truly something for everyone.

In short, you are a sucker if you don’t take advantage of this sale.

No, I will not tell you how many fonts I just bought.


  1. Sheila Ryan said,

    I’d be a fool not to.

  2. xensen said,

    Wow, these are great typefaces.

  3. India Amos said,

    Yes, and there are a lot of them—Mr. dos Santos has been very busy.

    Now I will have to get busy doing some freelance work for a while, so I can justify (not to mention pay for) my purchases.

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