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Fiercely Original

Yves Peters
Last edited September 10, 2015

This very personal selection are fonts that caught me unaware; typefaces that managed to surprise me with their letter forms without coming across as contrived or gimmicky; idiosyncratic alphabets that infuse text with a sense of delight. But most importantly, they are sufficiently versatile to be used in body text sizes.

Contradiction keeps sanity in place

In spite of its angular appearance, Origami is composed almost exclusively of curves. Designer Carl Crossgrove derived the typeface from experiments in designing a low resolution type. The resulting face is reminiscent of Eastern European expressionist designers such as Oldrich Menhart and Vojtech Preissig. It is paired with an equally angular chancery italic. Origami works effectively for... Read More

Gerard Unger
TypeTogether 2014
Carl Crossgrove
Monotype 1998