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Chatype: A Typeface for Chattanooga, Tennessee.

A project in Chattanooga, TN by Chatype

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Jeremy Dooley and Robbie De Villiers team up to create a typeface family with extensive style sets exclusively for Chattanooga
Backers: 311
Average Pledge Per Backer: $37

Funded: $11,476 of $10,000
Dates: Jan 21st -> Dec 31st (15361 days)
Project By: Chatype
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Latest News

The Clothes Letters Wear, a new board book on typography from Chatype team member Jeremy Dooley

December 19th - via:
Hello friends, I’m Jeremy Dooley, one of the Chatype team members, and one of the designers of the Chatype typeface. I hope you’ve had an awesome year. Thanks again for helping make Chatype happen. When you see Chatype around town, I hope you get... (Read More)

Black Friday

November 29th - via:
Hello friends, I hope you're having an awesome day. Thanks again for helping make Chatype a reality. It's hard to believe that it's been a year and a half now!  A friend of our team, Leif Ramsey, is working on a project that I thought you might find... (Read More)

Kickstarter finally takes control of its story — and the Pebble Watch ain’t in it

January 10th - via:
Kickstarter is a notoriously press-shy company. The founders, admirably, prefer the attention go to the projects fundraising on the site and wisely want to avoid the downside of the hype cycle by not encouraging said hype in the first place. But whether Kickstarter welcomed it or not, it was undeniably one of the biggest press stories of last year, playing a central role with two huge trends: The excitement around crowd funding and the resurgence of hardware in Silicon Valley. (Read More)

Kickstarter Pledges Topped $320 Million In 2012; Site Names Year's Top Projects

January 9th - via:
Kickstarter, the crowd-funding site that pairs indie-minded entrepreneurs with online investors, funded more than 18,000 projects in 2012, according to its end-of-year analysis. The site says more than 2.2 million people pledged nearly $320 million, with 17 projects raising more than $1 million. (Read More)

The Best of Kickstarter 2012

January 8th - via:
From groundbreaking projects to inspiring stories, 2012 was a year of many memorable moments on Kickstarter. To celebrate the year that was, our team put together this look back at some of our favorite projects and moments. We hope you enjoy! (Read More)

Font Released!

August 15th - via:
Finally, and thanks to you, it's here. Feast your Font Book on this:  (Read More)

Voila! Les incentives.

April 29th - via:
Ladies and gents, Thanks for you patience these past few weeks as we close in on the finished typeface. We just wanted to let you know that things so far are going swell, and Chatype is being gradually incorporated into the Chattanooga experience. We... (Read More)

Cha-ching: Chatype Party!

February 27th - via:
Ladies and gents, friends and neighbors, hipsters and hillbillies, backers and benefactors: Thanks again for your continued support of Chatype. As a way to say "Thank You" and "Yay, we did it!", the team has organized a party at a super-cool local... (Read More)

Goal's Met!

February 20th - via:
Ladies and gents,  We are pleased to announce that just moments ago, 9 days away from our deadline with 228 backers, CHATYPE OFFICIALLY MET OUR KICKSTARTER GOAL!!! We're ecstatic! Thank you to everyone who who gave to this effort. We'll keep you... (Read More)

Are you bold?

February 15th - via:
Hey ladies and gents, Hope your Valentine's Day was super!  The Chatype Team has been working hard to map out the next few weeks as we conclude the Kickstarter phase of Chatype. We even left our day jobs. We wanted to send another THANK YOU to... (Read More)

Chatype Press

February 9th - via:
First off, thanks to Kickstarter for featuring us on their blog when we first launched and as their Project of the Day on Monday. We are thrilled that Chatype is getting so much buzz. We wanted to share some of the other places around the web that... (Read More)

(What a) Happy Monday!

February 6th - via:
We are thrilled to announce that the Chattanooga Times Free Press, the local paper here in Chatty, TN, has done a front page article on Chatype! This is huge for the Chatype project in that the city is more aware of the efforts we're making and the... (Read More)

What a fun forum!

February 1st - via:
Hey ladies and gents,  Thanks to all of you who made it out to the forum the other night! For those of you that couldn't join us, it was a great time of discussion as the Chatype team presented the story of the typeface family and the progress up to... (Read More)

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