The TypeDepot type foundry recently released a new typeface available for free. Matilda, the font, has some beautiful and delicate squared serifs, as well as some carefully crafted curls.
The popular site UnosTiposDuros, an spanish magazine encompassing all things regarding typography is distributing the Ibarra Real typeface for free.
Sascha Timplan, a typographer and graphic designer based in Trier, Germany, is offering two typefaces for free on Behance and Stereotype on MyFonts.
Wood Type has definitely something. It might be the boldness of its letters, the roughness of its printing, the uneven and organic texture created by the inked types pressed against the paper of fabric. Posters, covers, pages, t-shirts, they all look great with a big fat bold wood type printing.
Google launches Font Directory, a free service where they will be serving high quality open source fonts for web embedding.
As designers, we are always looking for more carefully crafted, beautiful and functional typefaces. There are some very interesting fonts in this round-up, like Deibi, by spanish Wete or the stupendous slab serif Adelle from Type Together and a variety of typefaces, some suitable for display and some suitable for composing long text.
Sudtipos released today Bravissima, a wild script typeface. Linotype released ITC Chino, offering Chino Black Italic for free. The book Lettering & type has been published.
Rodier Kidmann is an incredible visual artist. He offers a very cool font for free named Plasti at http://www.rodier-kid.com
Mixal is a lowercase typeface that you can use for those sci-fi or hi-tech projects you have. It's entirely free for your personal or commercial projects.
The University of Reading published the works from the MA Typeface Design class of 2009.