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?
One of our forthcoming projects is (at least for the moment) dubbed ‘Par Avion II’ and will consist in large measure of adding lower case letterforms to the original ‘Par Avion’ design. This was suggested by Ian Reid, regular reader and commenter here- thank you Ian! In the meantime, here are some posters employing the original design…