About Milas Font Family
Although Milas Typeface Family is designed upon the old style geometric – based characters, particular importance is given to text flow and optical perception in its practical use. Hence, there is no strict adherence to any set measures or styles.
It alludes to calligraphic horizontal and vertical intersection points. Calligraphic features in joints and arches are stylized.
Milas is a “body text” font especially suitable for periodicals such as newspapers and magazines as well as books. Different angles, sharp–organic features and serifs used in its letter anatomy enable the reader to perceive individual letters effectively and maintain a rapid flow in processing the text.
Milas has two styles as Text and Display, also has five weights. It contains rich opentype features. It is a suitable body and display typeface for book composing and periodicals like newspapers, magazines. Also Milas is an awarded typeface. It got 36th The Best Typeface Prize by GMK (Turkish Graphic Designers Association) in 2017 Exhibition/Competition. But Milas got the award with "Olba" name. After that its name had changed because of the name similarity. And here it is: Milas.
Hurufatfont was established by Oğuzhan Cengiz in early 2018 as an İstanbul-based boutique foundry with the aim to produce innovative and “timeless” fonts. At the onset of 2020, Hurufatfont’s portfolio expanded to include the original designs of the modern-day Turkey’s prominent calligrapher Mustafa Eren, whose work has not yet been digitalized. The foundry has been actively involved in widening its repertoire with innovative font types. Milas, Hurufatfont’s first brainchild (Text and Display 20 Font), was exhibited at “MyFonts” in 2018, and ranked the 12th in its “Hot New Fonts” list. While almost all the following Hurufatfont font type families have found their place in this list, Milas received the Best Font Design Award given by the prestigious “GMK (Graphic Designers Association) in its 36th Graphic Design Exhibition.