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The League of Moveable Type

The League of Moveable Type
We're done with the tired old fontstacks of yesteryear. The web is no longer limited, and now it's time to raise our standards. Since 2009, The League has given only the most well-made, free & open-source, @font-face ready fonts. Like any revolution, we aim to make progress, & we need help. If you want to be a part of the movement, you should join us or subscribe to the newsletter. If you have any questions about The League or contributing, get in touch.

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