About this font family
“Hand Stamp Gothic Rough” is based on real vintage rubber stamp letters from Germany. A classic american gothic face mixed with a modern condensed sans serif type. Rough & dirty with a authentic hand stamped look for a warm analogue vintage charm.
It started analogous with only a few rubber stamps and finally it was digital 776 glyphs. With 4 × A–Z, 4 × 0–9, 4 × a–z and many other alternative glyphs like @. Plus modern OpenType Features like contextual alternates (automatic generated loop for letter variation). The different variations from the dynamic pressure by hand intended to show the hand-made nature and creates a liveliness in the display font. More…
The font has 80 decorative extras in the form of symbols & dingbats like arrows, hearts, smileys, stars, further numbers, lines & shapes. A range of figure set options like oldstyle figures, lining figures, superiors & inferiors.
Additionally standard ligatures, decorative ligatures (type the word “show” for ☛ and “love” for ❤ … ), Versal Eszett (German Capital Sharp S) and many emojis & symbols.
Example of use
It’s your turn … for example everywhere where it makes sense. The hand stamped font would look good at headlines. Advertising (big headlines), Corporate Design (type for logos & branding), Editorial Design (magazine or fanzine headlines), Product Design (typographical packaging) or Webdesign (headline webfont for your website), flyer, poster, music covers or web banner …
How To Use – awesome magic OpenType-Features in your layout application:
■ In Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign, font feature controls are within the Character panel sub-menu → OpenType → Discretionary Ligatures …
Checked features are applied/on. Unchecked features are off.
■ In Adobe Illustrator, font feature controls are within the OpenType panel.
Icons at the bottom of the panel are button controls. Darker ‘pressed’ buttons are applied/on.
■ Additionally in Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator, alternate glyphs can manually be inserted into a text frame by using the Glyph panel. The panel can be opened by selecting Window from the menu bar → Type → Glyphs. Or use sign-overview of your operating system.
For a overview of OpenType-Feature compatibility for common applications, follow the myfonts-help
■ It may process a little bit slowly in some applications, because the font has a lot of lovely rough details (anchor points).
■ Font Name Hand Stamp Gothic Rough
■ Font Weights Regular & Dirty (Bold)
■ Font Category Display for headline size
■ Font Format .otf (OpenType Font for Mac + Win)
■ Glyph Set 776 glyphs
■ Language Support Basic Latin/English letters, Central Europe, West European diacritics, Turkish, Baltic, Romanian, OpenType Features, Dingbats & Symbols
■ Specials Alternative letters, stylistic sets, automatic contextual alternates via OpenType Feature (4× different versions of A–Z & 0–9 + a–z), Euro, kerning pairs, standard & decorative ligatures, Versal Eszett (German Capital Sharp S), 80 extras like Dingbats & Symbols, arrows, hearts, emojis/smileys, stars, further numbers, lines & shapes.
■ Design Date 2016
■ Type Designer Manuel Viergutz
■ License Desktop license, Web license, App license, eBook license, Server license