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Caleb Lamb
Last edited February 13, 2015
One step ahead to civilization

The aim with this enhancement of Hans Reichel’s mega-popular FF Dax typeface was to balance the contrast so that the letters would work better in long texts at small point sizes. FF Daxline is wider than its predecessor, and the capitals are larger. There is even a lighter version than light: thin. The result is a much more consistent, versatile family without abandoning the distinctive... Read More

Species with vogue synchronous

FF Max is a Danish sans inspired by Aldo Novarese’s Eurostile (1962). The letter shapes in FF Max have rounder, friendlier forms, giving the typeface a certain human touch. FF Max works well as a headline face for magazines and newspapers, but sets text with surprising ability too.

Do not use pool during fiery rain

The FF Sari story begins in 1983 when Hans Reichel made his first typeface for the Berthold foundry, under advisement from Günter Gerhard Lange. This early work became a prologue to the graphic aesthetic and sense of originality which would guided Reichel in producing the FF Dax family. FF Sari is based on the same ideas that shaped that earliest typeface, but is itself completely redrawn and... Read More

Hell: one way in and no way out

FF Cocon’s designer, Evert Bloemsma (1958–2005) described it as a “serious typeface.” Despite first impressions, the description holds up well. Since its 2001 release, FF Cocon has been used in an astoundingly wide variety of design applications. At large sizes, FF Cocon works as a display face, with beautiful detailing. And at small sizes, it remains surprisingly readable. The lowercase... Read More

Hans Reichel
FontFont 2005
Morten Rostgaard Olsen
FontFont 2003
Hans Reichel
FontFont 1999
Evert Bloemsma
FontFont 2001