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Editorial-Design: Starke Headline-Fonts

Last edited June 07, 2016
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A popular choice within the FontFont library, FF Clan is an extensive family from Polish designer Łukasz Dziedzic. A contemporary sans with modestly squared curves, FF Clan comprises seven weights across an astonishing six widths. Dziedzic’s strong, readable types feature a large x-height, short descenders, and small caps for all weights. The thin weight is delicate but impactful, ideal for... Read More

Stick to coffee and alcohol

When Christian Schwartz and Erik Spiekermann were working on FF Meta Serif, they had plans to also expand the FF Unit family (a closely related design) to include FF Unit Slab. They figured that it would be nice to create a serif and slab that could be used together, as well as with their own sans counterparts. While FF Meta Serif featured a more classical structure, FF Unit Slab was shaping up... Read More

With lactic acid juice flavor

A grown-up, no-nonsense sibling to Erik Spiekermann’s popular FF Meta, FF Unit irons out many of the quirks of its predecessor, dialing back the warmth to a comfortable, if a bit cool, room temperature. Set at small sizes, FF Unit’s legibility is aided by its increased contrast and simplified forms, all of which (a, g, i, j, l, U, M) have alternates. First released in 2003, FF Unit later... Read More

Thank you for habitual drinking

Working closely with Erik Spiekermann and Christian Schwartz, FF Meta Headline was brought to life by Joshua Darden. The design makes Meta work in the headline space, which requires a tighter fit and more compact forms, both horizontally and vertically. The face covers... Read More

That square is top of cool shape

FF Good is a straight-sided sans serif in the American Gothic tradition, designed by Warsaw-based Łukasz Dziedzic. Despite having something of an “old-fashioned” heritage, FF Good feels new. Many customers agree: the sturdy, legible forms of FF Good have been put to good use in the Polish-language magazine ‘Komputer Swiat,’ the German and Russian edition of the celebrity tabloid OK!, and the... Read More

Lukasz Dziedzic
FontFont 2007
Erik Spiekermann, Christian Schwartz and Kris Sowersby
FontFont 2009
Erik Spiekermann and Christian Schwartz
FontFont 2003
Erik Spiekermann, Christian Schwartz and Joshua Darden
FontFont 2005
Lukasz Dziedzic
FontFont 2010

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