NEWS

Stefan Claudius will reveal super secret background information on the the making of his new typeface CA Normal. Come over to Gasteig Black Box, Rosenheimer Straße 5 in Munich at 19.30h on tuesday 26th of january 2010 to get a brief but deep insight on typedesign and why the font looks the way it does. Afterwards there will be a lecture of inc.fish. Find out more at the tgm website.

January 22, 2010 | Tags: ,

Elvis Presley: 8.1.1935 – 16.8.1977
Typeface: CA Sivle (under construction)

January 8, 2010 | Tags:

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December 31, 2009

CA Cula Superfat
Do you know, that we love everything that makes us fat? Meat, ice cream, chocolate, fonts.
Oh yes, fonts, CA Cula Superfat is the new (fat) baby in town and it really makes us very hungry.
Taken from the upcoming CA Cula family, CA Cula Superfat is a display typeface meant for use in extremely large sizes—but hey it’s up to you to use it in any size you want. A central European character set, loads of ligatures, oldstyle and lining figures is what makes it so lovely – plus the attribute: “made with love from lovers”.
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December 14, 2009 | Tags: ,

Work in progress

September 17, 2009 | Tags:

Cape Arcona Trash Pack
Trash, trash, yes, yes. Come with us into the wonderful world of trash and grunge fonts. For a limited time, the Cape Arcona Type Foundry offers you The Cape Arcona Trash Pack. The package includes six of Cape Arconas finest grunge fonts: CA BND Trash, CA Coronado, CA Moskow has a Plan, CA Nars 1,2,3,X, CA Trasher and CA Wolkenfluff for an incredible price of just €49 (regular price: €151). The Cape Arcona Trash Pack is available until 21. August 2009, so buy the package before it is too late. The offer ended and it’s not available anymore.

August 6, 2009 | Tags:

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After decades of research, the Cape Arcona Font Research Department has finally found out what people really need: they need superfat fonts. In order to accomplish this need we are starting a new series of fonts. They will all be superfat weights for existing or upcoming font families and be sold separately.
The first one is CA Gothique Superfat. The name says it all. It is aesthetically located between American Gothics and European Grotesques, with small caps and useful OpenType features, like oldstyle and lining figures, proportional and tabular numerals. Watch out for the whole font family coming soon to this place. And in the meantime, buy CA Gothique Superfat.

July 22, 2009 | Tags:

CA Misfit™
Trash, trash, trash, I’m hungry. It’s the end of the week and what would fit better than a wonderful trash typeface to play with, the whole weekend long? So, take CA Misfit made by our lovely Stefanie Koerner. It’s such a nice typeface and it’s free, kids!

June 5, 2009 | Tags: , ,

news_smpl_texteron_edNormally we don’t win anything, cause we normally don’t participate in competitions. But this time… it just happened you know. And well we can’t deny to feel honored, at least a bit.
Texteron is a clever six weight text-font by Stefan Claudius and for the moment you can only buy it at Veer. But as soon as we are allowed to, we will offer it here, at the place of it’s birth.

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Some rules in life are simple. If you had a good drink: go and get another one. For type symposia it’s basically the same. In 2006 33pt was pretty cool, so here is the next one: 33pt. Eskapade. Cape Arconas President, Stefan Claudius, helps planning and organizing this event with a group of students and professor Sabine an Huef. The list of speakers is impressive. Martin Majoor, Rob Meek, Phil Baines, David Crow and ‘Type radio’ to name just a few. For more information, a time schedule and a complete list of the referents with background info and loads of funny movies, got to www.33pt.de.
The whole thing starts on friday 3rd of april at the Fachhochschule Dortmund in Germany and lasts till saturday. Cape Arconas President will be there and maybe our King too. Hope to meet you for a drink, or not.

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