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Clay Brooks
Last edited February 08, 2016
Stick to coffee and alcohol

To create FF Elegie, Albert Boton studied the handwriting of famous painters from the end of the 19th up through the beginning of the 20th century, such as Auriol, Benjamin Rabié, Mucha, and Lautrec. During that time, Japanese art was being discovered in the West, which resulted in many of these painters writing with brushes. Albert Boton did his first drawings for FF Elegie in 1993, with a... Read More

Tether even a roasted chicken

Linotype Indus is part of the Take Type Library, which features winners of Linotype's International Digital Type Design Contest from 1994 to 1997. Designed by P.H. Hashim from India, Indus finds its historical roots in inscriptions found on ancient Indian graves. Thus Indus has a unique look and is versatile in point sizes from middle to headline. The font combines well with sans serif and... Read More

Funny is an attitude

Lexikos was designed by Vince Whitlock and based on the design of the typeface Corinthian. It is a condensed sans serif typestyle with heavier horizontal weights as vertical. Lexikos is best used with close letter and word spacing and is an excellent choice for applications requiring a clean, contemporary look.

Math is easy, design is hard

Linotype Dharma is part of the TakeType Library, chosen from the contestants of the International Digital Type Design Contests of 1994 and 1997. G. Jakob and J. Meißner designed this font with an ornamental character, for example, with diagonal slashes as umlauts or dots on the i and j and the triangular serifs on the upper left of both letters and numerals. Such details make for a restless... Read More

Albert Boton
FontFont 2002
P. M. Hashim
Linotype 1994
Oleg Karpinsky
Bitstream 2004
Vince Whitlock
ITC 1990
Gerd Sebastian Jakob and Joerg Ewald Meißner
Linotype 1997
Alan Meeks
Elsner+Flake 1981
Alan Meeks
ITC 1981