Get Hyped for Type

In 2012 it topped Amazon’s design & typography sections at #1 for 5 weeks – any guesses at which book it could be? No? It was Hype for Type’s Little Black Book of Fonts V.1.

If you don’t know about Hype for Type (where have you been?), it’s an online type library holding some of the best beautifully crafted fonts in the world. And the Little Black Book of Fonts is a testament to that – just look at this screenshot of the google image search:

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Isn’t it beautiful!? If that wasn’t enough for you, check out more of the spreads here. Lovely.

But let’s get down to business. The guys at Hype for Type got in touch with some need-to-know info so listen up:


Little Black Font Book V.2 is being released in February (2015) BUT Hype for Type are giving 300 lucky font-fanatics the chance to get their hands on a free copy in January! So what are you waiting for? It’s really easy to enter, just click here…


… enter your email address in the box and you’re in (well, I am)! Fingers crossed.

And if you don’t win a book, there’s a ‘runner’s up’ prize…

HypeForTypeampersandt … an Ampersand t-shirt by Hypeset. Look at it guys – it’s beautiful! I need it in my life! So there’s 26 days left to enter – fingers crossed for all of us and if any of you guys win a t-shirt, just remember who told you about it 😉

After you’ve calmed down from the competition excitement don’t forget to browse the Hype for Type website – they have 1000s of beautiful fonts including Hype for Type exclusives, New releases as well as a selection of Free Fonts! (Anyone else downloading them all right now? ha)

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I don’t know if I can get excited for tinsel, baubles and snowmen but I can definitely get hyped for type this Christmas 🙂 Who’s with me?


P.S. Please vote Graphique Fantastique for Best Arts & Culture blog in the UK Blog Awards 2015 here – it takes 5 seconds and would make me a very happy blogger!

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