About this font family
One of the charming features of vintage wood type is the unusual interplay of stroke widths or letter shapes that can vary from character to character.
In today’s world of digital perfection, a set of letters, numbers and punctuation marks must conform to rigid standards of uniform lines, balanced curves and other form-and-function rules that has often removed the human feel from the overall type design. More…
While this is fine when applied to most text fonts and some modern display faces, Old Wood JNL is a simple throwback to an earlier time when type design was an artistic, not engineering endeavor.
Modeled in part from vintage source material, this wood type design retains that charming imperfection of a time long passed.