About this font family
For Vidange, artist Jack Usine set out to create a “kind of unclassifiable bastard typeface, something between text and display... geometry and humanism... with a strong presence of French vernacular sign lettering.” Vidange’s inspirations are very much in the vein of amateur sign lettering, with the the improbable ‘factory-roof’ M serving as a prime example.
As is often the case with so-called naïve art, Vidange is full of lively elements that defy the status quo. But even with these non-standard constructions, the forms remain recognizable and exude a dignity all their own. More…
The typeface includes: Western and Eastern European characters, smallcaps, ligatures, stylistic alternates, and four different sets of figures, and more.