Wayfinder CF Font Field Guide
As a display typeface with fine details, Wayfinder CF is best used at large sizes in print, digital, and film. Ideal use cases include short texts headlines and posters — Wayfinder is especially stunning in print – titles, logos, album artwork, signage, fine art, and more. At home in both traditional and avant-garde design, Wayfinder can hold its own in any setting. A set of alternate glyphs and optional swashes add versatility and flair.
Seven weights of roman designs, each with a complementary italic, for a total of 14 styles.
- Wayfinder went through a large number of names during the design process, many inspired by nature and myth; Halcyon, Swift, and Coronet were among the contenders.
- Though italics are used less in display type than in body copy, a full set was designed for Wayfinder to offer more versatility and expression.
Wayfinder CF is an original design by Connary Fagen, designed in 2019 with an eye towards incorporating a great deal of emotion and verve into a typeface. After creating several typefaces for high legibility, neutrality and versatility – Articulat CF and Artifex CF, for example – Wayfinder was made to highlight and accompany feelings of adventure, romance, and play.
Wayfinder CF is a high-contrast display typeface and is most legible in short texts at high point sizes. Though readable at any size, its fine details excel when set large.