notyourtypefoundry(nytf) is a (very) small digital type foundry dedicated to showcasing and supporting experimental type design works of BIPOC and FLINTA* designers. We assist these people by planning, organizing, and publishing their designs. Additionally, we hope to get financial suppport (funding) in the future to start host (free) workshops that offering BIPOC and FLINTA* designers, makers a platform for learning and doing type design collectively and publishing their typefaces.

Currenly activities of nytf include:

sometimes making typefaces
— regularly sharing discoveries
— mostly exploring ways of typing.

Does notyourtype foundry provide a service for customizing typefaces?

Yes, we do. For inquiries, please reach us through email.

Terms of Use and Conditions
Upon downloading or installing the Font Softwares, you acknowledge having read, understood, and unconditionally agreed to the terms and conditions set forth in notyourtypefoundry's End User License Agreement当您下载或安装字体软件时,表示您已阅读、理解并无条件同意notyourtypefoundry的最终用户许可协议所规定的条款和条件。

notyourtype foundry is initiated by Xiaoyuan Gao.
Currently consists of...

Xiaoyuan Gao (for almost everything...)
Marie Madonna ( for web design and development)

For upcoming releases, or just random updates:

mastodon notyourtype foundry

If you are a FLINTA designer and seeking for a platform for publishing your fun typeface(s), or just want to have a chat, please contact

New typefaces and designers coming somewhere in 2024
Areum Hwang,
Prang Sayasilpi,
Wanwai Shum,
Hongshuang Fu
Helena Hesselink

Font in use
common-Sans (by Xiaoyuan Gao)