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Extra Light: Slab Serifs

Ultra thin head­line and nov­elty typefaces. See more extra light fonts

Stephen Coles
Last edited May 24, 2014
Sarcasm is more a shield than a lance

Soho is the latest addition to the growing range of typefaces from Sebastian Lester. This grand opus of a project resulted in a typeface that comprises nine weights and five widths of precision engineered OpenType. 40 fonts, 32,668 characters and 24 OpenType features.Hot on the heels of the popular Neo Sans and Neo Tech range, and his first typeface release Scene, Soho represents three years of... Read More

Dying here is strictly prohibited

Xavier Dupré’s FF Absara is a work of French proportions, but its shapes take influence from the Dutch style: less polished, and more direct. Its casualness refers to humanist written forms. FF Absara’s rough cut makes it interesting at display sizes, but thanks to its generous x-height and firm serifs, FF Absara works equally well setting text. The typeface’s idiosyncratic italic creates a... Read More

Who loves me, loves my dog too

Chaparral is the work of type designer Carol Twombly and combines the legibility of slab serif designs popularized in the 19th century with the grace of 16th century roman book lettering. The result is a versatile, hybrid slab-serif design. Unlike "geometric" slab serif designs, Chaparral has varying letter proportions that give it an accessible and friendly appearance in all weights from light... Read More

Adrian Frutiger
Elsner+Flake 1978
Sebastian Lester
Monotype 2007
Adrian Frutiger
Bitstream 1967
Xavier Dupré
FontFont 2004
Carol Twombly
Adobe 2000
GarageFont Design