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Balter Serif

Balter Serif

by Art Grootfontein
Individual Styles from $0.00
Complete family of 5 fonts: $39.00
Balter Serif Font Family was designed by Art Grootfontein and published by Art Grootfontein. Balter Serif contains 5 styles and family package options.

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About Balter Serif Font Family

Balter Serif is a hand-drawn layered typeface family inspired by sign painting, 1960’s movie posters and jazz album lettering. It can look fresh and modern or exquisitely vintage. Combine upper, lowercase and alternates to create a handmade custom lettered look, then layer the styles using colors to add value and depth to your designs !

Balter Serif works perfectly in short headlines. It is suitable to create a wide range of projects from posters to branding, logos, packaging, magazines and more.


  • Uppercase & Small caps
  • Numbers & Symbols
  • International Glyphs
  • 60 Alternates & swashes
  • 70 Ligatures
  • 30 Letter combinations

Quick tip for layered fonts in Adobe Illustrator :

Click and drag out a text frame to start (don’t just click with the cursor on the page). Then select the stacked text frames, go to Type in the menu bar > Area Type Options > Offset: First Baseline and select “Fixed”.

Designers: Art Grootfontein

Publisher: Art Grootfontein

Foundry: Art Grootfontein

Design Owner: Art Grootfontein

MyFonts debut: Dec 31, 2020

Balter Serif

About Art Grootfontein

Art Grootfontein a.k.a Stéphane Mattern is an artistic director, illustrator and type designer. He obtained his postgraduate design degree from the National School of arts & Design in Paris, France.Since then he’s been involved in a array of clients projects, working for brands like Yoplait, MondoMedia or JibJab. He draws his inspiration from many different design sources such as jazz album art, cereal boxes, scientific book covers, old movie posters, street sign paintings, cartoons or 60's movie titles with a unique mix of European and American visual culture.He lives in Paris and eat chocolate everyday because it’s good for him.

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