Halliwell Casual in Action

Halliwell Casual is a hand lettered all capitals script, combining charm and character with legibility. Ideal for poster work and eye-catching banners. Try a little casual and timeless elegance.

Infinite Variations?

Sombrieul has a LOT of opentype features:- stylistic alternates, ligatures, discretionary ligatures, small capitals, title forms, swash capitals, old-style and lining numerals, numeral title forms.  Of course, these features don’t allow for infinite variability in appearance, there must be some limits after all! They do allow for a lot, however! Here are some variations…

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Starting to Test Sombrieul

We now have a pre-release version of the completed ‘Sombrieul’ typeface.  This typeface has an extensive range of opentype features, it’s basically a typeface family in a single font! It’s also taken months of development work to get to this point.

I thought people might be interested to see a couple of our test pieces, showing the new font in action:

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The Millerstown Typefaces

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Millerstown is full of that solid, 19th Century, transatlantic spirit of enterprise. It is an all capitals face, decorative but clear and legible, ideal for signage, posters and banners.

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Athabasca

Athabasca is ‘Wild West’ Tuscan on steroids. Remember those stylised tall and narrow typefaces that used to appear in Wild West comics, Western movies, ‘Wanted’ posters and so forth?

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