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Complete family of 8 fonts: $223.00
Coil Font Family was designed by Gayaneh Bagdasaryan, Vyacheslav Kirilenko and published by Brownfox. Coil contains 8 styles and family package options.

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About Coil Font Family

Coil feels comfortable like a well-worn pair of shoes. It could easily pass for an assertive industrial European sans serif of the early 1960s with its slight reverse contrast, monotonous proportions, and squared-off curves, if not for its less predictable side. What appears initially as ellipses upon closer inspection turns out to be irregular shapes, closer to an inverted egg than an oval. The s looks topsy-turvy with its higher curve that is larger than the lower. Some terminal strokes overhang the bowl (as in the a), others open flat (as in the Q, the f, the j, and the t). The resulting effect shakes up this seemingly “retro” face just to make it new. Our midcentury recollections are slightly distorted and reinterpreted by this ironic typeface making it fresh while deceptively cozy and familiar.

Coil’s high x-height and even texture make it readable even in small sizes despite its tight apertures. Available in four weights with their italics, with two sets of figures, fractions, and alternates for Extended Latin and Cyrillic scripts.

Designed by Vyacheslav Kirilenko and Gayaneh Bagdasaryan, 2020-21.

Designers: Gayaneh Bagdasaryan, Vyacheslav Kirilenko

Publisher: Brownfox

Foundry: Brownfox

Design Owner: Brownfox

MyFonts debut: Jul 20, 2022


About Brownfox

Independent type foundry Brownfox offers a fresh perspective on Latin and Cyrillic fonts. We have a solid track record with text fonts optimised for on-screen reading, as well as with print fonts. Our work is firmly rooted in the typographic tradition, yet is unmistakably current. We aspire to create fonts of the highest degree of craftsmanship and up to the latest technical standards. The outcome that we pursue in our work – to augment familiar with something new. The most important thing for us is to find a new, bright, compelling and unique character of typefaces. One of the challenges here is to stay within the group of typefaces, called workhorses, fonts that cover a broad range of application areas. Principals: Gayaneh Bagdasaryan and Vyacheslav Kirilenko.

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