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Mr. Jenkins

Mr. Jenkins

by Lindstrom Design
Individual Styles from $17.80
Complete family of 4 fonts: $39.72
Mr. Jenkins Font Family was designed by Jeff Rubow and published by Lindstrom Design. Mr. Jenkins contains 4 styles and family package options.

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About Mr. Jenkins Font Family

Mr. Jenkins is designed to fill the void between the crazy, wacky and reckless comic style fonts, and the standard boring but very readable sans-serif typefaces. It makes for a distinctive bold headline, but is also quite legible at small sizes. It’s just off kilter enough to not take itself too seriously. A deceptively care-free font, each character was carefully drawn. The spacing and kerning of each letter and letter combination were painstakingly considered. Particular attention was paid to maintaining consistent optical weights and a spontaneous appearance. Mr. Jenkins is inspired heavily by humanist sans-serif faces such as Myriad and Lucida Sans, with its open apertures, and low contrast but almost calligraphic line weights. The lowercase


is single story in the italic face, but two story in the regular face. It contains uncommon features amongst many “quirky” fonts, including a full set of latin accented characters, lining and proportional figures, math symbols, standard fractions, foreign currency marks, contextual alternates, and even a few ligatures.

Designers: Jeff Rubow

Publisher: Lindstrom Design

Foundry: Lindstrom Design

Design Owner: Lindstrom Design

MyFonts debut: Sep 9, 2010

Mr. Jenkins

About Lindstrom Design

Instructor of typography and Letterforms at the ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA from 1987 - 2020, Currently Adjunct Professor at Brigham Young University - Idaho. Typography is visual music. It has cadence, rhythm, and melody. Western typography lends itself to be shaped and sculpted and injected with personality. That's what makes designing fonts so fun and rewarding.