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by Milieu Grotesque
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Complete family of 14 fonts: $679.00
Chapeau Font Family was designed by Timo Gaessner and published by Milieu Grotesque. Chapeau contains 14 styles and family package options.

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About Chapeau Font Family

Chapeau is loosely inspired by a Johnny Cash letter written on an old IBM typewriter. The original typeface called “Doric” was a rare example of a proportionally aligned typewriter face, supplied by IBM in the late 1960s. Based on simple geometric shapes, Chapeau is a low contrast sans-serif with rounded endings. The letterforms have been carefully aligned to avoid exceeding width and to achieve an efficient, contemporary appearance.

Designers: Timo Gaessner

Publisher: Milieu Grotesque

Foundry: Milieu Grotesque

Design Owner: Milieu Grotesque

MyFonts debut: May 4, 2023

Chapeau™ is a trademark of Monotype Imaging Inc. and may be registered in certain jurisdictions.

About Milieu Grotesque

First established in 2010 by graphic designers Timo Gaessner and Alexander Colby, Milieu Grotesque was originally founded as a type platform for designers. Under Timo Gaessner and Maiko Gubler’s direction, the business grew into a highly regarded foundry with a reputation for creating enduring and elegant type. The five Milieu Grotesque typeface families include Maison Neue (a super family of 40 styles in minimalist homage to early-twentieth century modernist design), Boutique (a sophisticated sans serif typeface that pays homage to the Didone skeleton), Patron (a sans serif influenced by two dissimilar type designers, Günther Gerhard Lange and Roger Excoffon), Maison (a mono-lined grotesque constructed using rigid elements to achieve a minimalist industrial feel), and Chapeau (loosely inspired by a Johnny Cash letter written on an old IBM typewriter). The Premium foundry page can be viewed Here.

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