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Last edited May 02, 2014
Advocate using civilization language

Originally designed during her Type and Media masters course at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, FF Dora was drawn by editorial and book designer Slávka Pauliková. It is a strong-willed type system consisting of five styles: Regular, Italic, Bold, Bold Italic, and Display. FF Dora’s construction principles – especially in the italic and display styles – are based on a careful study of... Read More

Line up to block in the seafood

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

Sunshade with the firm crust

FF Mark is one of the most iconic geometric sans serif typefaces of our time. Created by German type designers Hannes von Döhren, Christoph Koeberlin, and the FontFont Type Department in 2013, this versatile family draws on historical examples from German geometry in the 1920s. With additional creative input of Erik Spiekermann, they created a contemporary interpretation of classic German... Read More

Please carefully bang head

Frank Grießhammer started FF Quixo out as graduation project while studying in the Type and Media program at KABK Den Haag. Learning pointed-pen calligraphy, he explored a more casual dimension by interpreting the model with different-sized brushes. In the typeface presented at graduation each of the weights is based on a different writing tool. Afterward, the concept was re-evaluated and... Read More

The soil bean burns the beef

LiebeRuth is your 100 percent hand-made organic type. She absolutely loves to be typeset in large *and* small sizes, because Legibility is her middle name. (Yes, we know it’s not a typical girl’s name.) She is friendly and polite, but she also has a few quirks. Her friends are impressed with how natural she manages to look every day. Her four weights ensure that Ruth has the right boldness for... Read More

Charles Borges de Oliveira and Pierre Tardif
Borges Lettering

Veronika Burian and José Scaglione
Slávka Pauliková
FontFont 2013
Dieter Hofrichter
Hoftype 2013
Michael Abbink and Paul van der Laan
FontFont 2013
Hannes von Döhren, Christoph Koeberlin and FontFont Type Department
FontFont 2006
William Addison Dwiggins and Toshi Omagari
Linotype 1930
Dieter Hofrichter
Hoftype 2013
Frank Grießhammer
FontFont 2013
Alejandro Paul
Sudtipos 2013
Ulrike Rausch
LiebeFonts 2013
Neil Summerour
Positype 2012