Our Ledbury project continues, with its requirement of hundreds of ligature pairs. Here are some of the latest ones we’ve worked on:
Couldn’t resist that alliterative title!
The Flinscher family contains twenty display typefaces, in weights that vary from light to black, and widths that extend from condensed to expanded. The family’s design inspiration traces its roots to the early portion of the twentieth century. In essence, it is a calligraphic script typeface family with blackletter influences. The letter forms are decorative and distinctive, yet clear and easy to read, and in use set up a regular rhythm that leads the eye from character to character. The Flinscher typefaces are well suited to design work that needs to combine formality with fun. Just the thing for a certificate or a book cover!
Why not experiment with it today?
Our four latest typeface families have now released on Fontspring and on Myfonts. Here are a few more sample images displaying Landsdowne Commerical,Wellmere Sans, Friendly Shaded Sans and Trivette. We know these four projects have taken a while to come to fruition, but we think they are worth the wait.
‘Landsdowne Commercial’ is a development of one of our designer’s earlier public domain releases, ‘Landsdowne’. All glyphs have been completely redrawn and refined. An extensive range of stylistic alternates and ligatures have been added, as well as a completely new bold face and several forms of numerals. Landsdowne commercial is ideal for period-inspired design work, such as posters and book covers as well for clear elegant communications.
Wellmere Sans is humanist a ‘sans serif’ typeface combining distinctive character with easy legibility. The emphasis here is on elegant simplicity and clarity. No alternate forms, no ligatures, just good simple design and elegance giving clarity and ease of communication. Ideal for timeless presentation of information, signs, posters, computer displays and so forth.
‘Friendly Shaded Sans’ is just what the name says. It’s a chubby and cheerful Sans Serif typeface that is ideal for poster work, headings and informal design generally.
Trivette is an ‘All Capitals’ calligraphic display face, where all upright strokes are rendered as curves and where everything approaching the vertical are rendered in threes. That’s probably as clear as mud, but the results combine charm and legibility with a decorative period air. Recommended for poster work where a sense of dignified fun is important.
One of our clients told us they had a project in which they particularly wanted to use our forthcoming Lavery typeface, but that they needed it in a hurry. Thus all our available time lately has gone into getting this project finished off.
Lavery is a display face with calligraphic design elements lending a lovely hand-drawn feel. There are uncial and Celtic elements in its design, plus a good dose of our own imagination. It incorporates an extensive range of ligatures and old-style as well as lining numerals.
Now to get back to ‘Henrecian’ and other projects that we have on the go, including Fanshawe…
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