A condensed serif that’s been through the ravages of reproduction but has now been digitized for modern use.
DF Maraschino Black - A sleek, sophisticated swash capital font with elegant thick and thin weight distribution. Bold yet poised, direct yet refined. The swash capitals are intended for use at the beginnings of words only - best not to set this in ALL CAPS. Use at larger sizes. Also includes stylistic decorative alternates for certain characters that can be toggled on and off in the Opentype panel.
DF Capitol features two faces, DF Capitol Skyline and DF Capitol Capitals (a multi-weight all-caps compliment) that epitomise Streamline Moderne. Strong geometry and large, open counters with heavily condensed verticals and a succession of contextual alternates and discretionary ligatures.
Profumo evokes the rubber ‘top secret’ stamps found on files in government vaults and under the beds of double-agents’ mistresses.
The font was produced by scanning in inky impressions from vintage rubber letters - dozens of prints were made, and the most interesting selected.
Originally released in the late 1960s, Filmotype expanded its Grotesque typeface category with the introduction of its Miner, Marlette and Manchester typefaces offering its own original take on this modern sans serif style. Type designer Rian Hughes refined and further expanded these styles creating the first expansion the original library since the mid-1970s with Mansfield and Meredith.