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Slabs Like Aleo

Tony Waghorn
Last edited January 16, 2015
Fat people are harder to kidnap

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

The grass is smiling at you

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

Chicken rude and unreasonable

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

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