About this font family
For me, Monograph conjures ancient typewriters, telephone switchboards, vintage office machines past visions of the future. As though it were drawn with the rounded nib a of a Speedball “B” style pen, the soft curves and rounded serifs speak of a gentler less complicated time: a respite
from the ever-changing, constantly accelerating future we face today.
Though difficult to place in a specific design idiom, it is nuanced with traces of the Arts and Crafts movement at the turn of the 20th Century which stressed craftsmanship and preserving and emphasizing the qualities of construction and materials.