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Continuo Font Family was designed by Delve Withrington and published by Delve Fonts. Continuo contains 1 styles.

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About Continuo Font Family

Continuo is a fascinating, all-uppercase display typeface

wherein the contour of each letterform is described with

a single, continuous line. The challenges presented by that

simple idea are similar to constructing letterforms with neon

tubing. For example, when the strokes of a letterform need

to be heavier than the width of the neon tube, two tubes are

employed to create the outer contours, effectively leaving an

unfilled void inside the stroke. Also, since neon tubes cannot

be broken apart as they trace the contours, they must follow a

path that, for reasons of economy and to avoid optical massing

(or bright spots in neon), the tubes are not crossed. So

too, the construction of Continuo follows.

The newly updated Continuo now has alternate forms of letters

A-Z available in the lowercase a-z and by extension those

alternates are also present in the lowercase diacritics. The new

Latin Plus glyph repertoire of Continuo contains almost 900

glyphs, supporting 224 languages, including Vietnamese and

multiple African languages. A handy set of arrows and additional

international currency symbols were added as well.

The name is derived from the musical term “Basso Continuo”

meaning an almost constant bass line, an integral part of most

musical melodies.

As an in-line display type, Continuo is ideal for headlines and

most oversized applications and its unique appearance commands

attention from viewers.

Designers: Delve Withrington

Publisher: Delve Fonts

Foundry: Delve Fonts

Design Owner: Delve Fonts

MyFonts debut: Jul 22, 2010

Continuo™ is a trademark of Delve Fonts.

About Delve Fonts

Delve Fonts’ mission is to enrich the visual culture of our world through the creation of new and original typefaces. In addition, Delve Fonts seeks to elevate the design community through support for education, promote diversity and equality, and responsible stewardship.Founded in 1996, Delve Fonts provides custom type design services including variable fonts, mobile app fonts, system fonts, and international language fonts. The Delve Fonts typeface library is a curated selection of original type available for non-exclusive licensing.Delve Fonts is located on the island of Alameda, in California’s San Francisco Bay Area but our fabulous patrons and clients can be found all over the world.

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