What makes a good font and why we need new ones

Earlier this year, we told you about Monotype's free font Ryman Eco – the most sustainable font ever created. Using 33% less ink than a suite of standard fonts and 27% less than the current leading sustainable font, it's a revolutionary design that's become the leader in its field.

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Sammy Maine

Sammy Maine was a founding member of the Creative Bloq team way back in the early 2010s, working as a Commissioning Editor. Her interests cover graphic design in music and film, illustration and animation. Since departing, Sammy has written for The Guardian, VICE, The Independent & Metro, and currently co-edits the quarterly music journal Gold Flake Paint.