Welcome to Canada Type!


We are an independent font development studio based in Toronto. We were founded in 2004 by Rebecca Alaccari and Patrick Griffin, as a means to perform professional type solutions to creative indviduals and departments all over the world. Since then, Canada Type has brought forth a comprehensive and popular library of typefaces that accommodate a variety of aesthetic tastes. Alongside Rebecca's and Patrick's original designs and historical revivals, the Canada Type library features typefaces by eminent American calligrapher Philip Bouwsma, Dutch science writer and lifelong type enthusiast Hans van Maanen, American expat writer and classicist Bill Troop, American award-winning artist Thomas Lincoln, and Canadian type designer Kevin King.

We also perform project-specific type solutions to a variety of clients, including large publishing houses, telecom and media companies, film production studios, design agencies, ad firms, and government agencies. Among our clients are instantly recognizable names like Apple, BBC, Disney, ABC, Pixar, New York Times, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, MacLeans, Bell Canada, Rogers, Rethink, Reactor, Leo Burnett, Shaw Communications, Cafe Press, Sobeys, the Canadian Ministry of Transport, the Canadian Armed Forces, and the Vancouver Winter Olympics.

This web site showcases the Canada Type library of retail fonts, which are available for licensing and secure electronic delivery through this site and a variety of quality type distributors worldwide.