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Slabs Like Aleo

Noah Nazir
Last edited September 04, 2018
Wit is educated insolence

The Handel Gothic™ typeface has been a mainstay of graphic communication for over 40 years - all the while looking as current as tomorrow. Designed by Don Handel in the mid-1960s, and used in the 1973 United Airlines logo developed by Saul Bass, Handel Gothic was an instant success when released to the graphic design community. Its generous lowercase x-height, full-bodied counters and square... Read More

Stop, I do not eat junk mail

Though created from the sans, FF Kievit Slab is not FF Kievit with slabs tacked on. The family is the fruit of a four year collaboration between friends – Mike Abbink and Paul van der Laan – to make the perfect companion to the FF Kievit family. Each glyph was painstakingly adjusted and to achieve the proper density, contrast, and balance across the typeface, and additionally when used in... Read More

Life’s a bitch, and I’m a dog

FF Olsen is a robust typeface made for small text sizes. The design merges both sans and serif models, combining the best of each for maximum stamina on the page. Up close, its Roman is almost a slab design, with firm wedge serifs not unlike those of Gerard Unger’s Swift. Such sturdy construction guards against the harshest environments. The italics follow a semi-serif structure. Before... Read More

Stuff in palm treasure crayfish

FF Marselis mixes geometric and humanistic models, creating a freshly dynamic sans serif family. All of the apertures in the typeface are wide open; this aids readers’ eyes quickly flow across lines of text, without experiencing hang-ups. Certain superfluous strokes have been eliminated – b and q are spurless, for instance. The letterforms’ diagonals all bow outwards slightly, adding flavor to... Read More

Donald Handel, Nadine Chahine and Rod McDonald
ITC 2010
Michael Abbink and Paul van der Laan
FontFont 2013
Veronika Burian and José Scaglione
Morten Rostgaard Olsen
FontFont 2001
Luc(as) de Groot
Jan Maack
FontFont 2013