announced today that typefaces from eleven additional font foundries are available for purchase and download. This doubles the number of foundries whose work is available for download from MyFonts.com, according to the company — more than 13,000 fonts are available for purchase.
According to MyFonts.com, the new participants include:
(a.k.a., NuevoDeco Typography), featuring practical fonts by David Bergsland for the books he writes and designs about digital publishing (although several push the normal limits of type a little)
BlueVinyl Fonts, a foundry known for fun, whimsical and vintage-inspired designs
Burghal Design, a type foundry that blurs the line between font commerce and subversion.
Cool Fonts, specializing in strange display typefaces that range from grunge to bizarre
featuring virtual jewelry, frames, interfaces and buttons with the Web designer in mind
Mark Simonson, type designer and lettering artist especially fond of 20th century vernacular styles
Martin Wait, featuring Tractor, a font drawn straight onto the computer using a Wacom Tablet
PageStudioGraphics, developing and publishing special-purpose pictorial symbol fonts for the Macintosh and PC, under the trademark PIXymbols
Robyn’s Fonts, Robyn A. Harton’s foundry offering original dingbat fonts with mystical, healing, Web graphics creation and fun themes.
Sooy Type Foundry, offering Multiple Master, text, display and dingbat fonts
Storm Type Foundry, founded in Prague in 1993 with the aim of restoring the values of classical typography for the benefit of digital technologies
MyFonts.com also reports that two foundries — JY&A Fonts and SelfBuild Type — have added new fonts and new purchase options to their existing collections.
MyFonts.com Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bitstream Inc. The company claims to provide the largest collection of fonts ever assembled for online delivery.