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retractable serifs

Variable fonts tagged with “retractable serifs”

19 results

Belarius Var

  • Belarius Var
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Belarius Var Oblique
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
300 800
80 120
0 150

A typeface with retractable serifs, allowing it to vary between sans and slab styles.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, slab serif, sans, gothic, neo-grotesque, retractable serifs, unusual variation
Design:Veronika Burian, José Scaglione, Azza Alameddine, Pooja Saxena
Publisher:TypeTogether
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-01-26
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Dédale VAR

  • Dédale VAR
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Dédale VAR Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
300 700

A hybrid type family with serifs that recede as weight increases, inspired by inscriptions in the Paris Catacombs.

Tags: body text, serif, sans, flared/concave, inscriptional, neo-grotesque, retractable serifs, spur serifs, unusual variation, wedge serif
Design:Thomas Bouville
Publisher:205TF
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-10-06
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

VARIANZ

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 100
0 100

​A type system that can morph between a wide range of stylistic variations, including low-contrast sans, chunky slab serif, high-contrast modern, calligraphic sans, and everything in between.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, serif, slab serif, sans, calligraphic, M-formula, overbite/underbite, retractable serifs, sharp, stub serifs, unusual variation
Design:Viktor Zumegen
Publisher:Viktor Zumegen
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2020-08-10
Updated:2021-02-10
Licensing:By request

TT Geekette Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
100 200

​A loopy monospaced typeface with adjustable stroke contrast, moving between monoline and horizontal stress, and additional retractable serifs.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, slab serif, some serifs, closed in, horizontal stress, monoline, monospaced, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, retractable serifs, unusual variation, wavy/wiggly, woman-designed
Design:TypeType, Vika Usmanova
Publisher:TypeTrends
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic
Released:2020-02-04
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Commissioner

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
100 900
-12 0
0 100
0 100

​A humanist sans with variable flaring. The Volume axis also offers more subtle adjustments to the angularity of the flaring.

Tags: body text, sans, flared/concave, inscriptional, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, retractable serifs, unusual variation
Design:Kostas Bartsokas
Publisher:Kostas Bartsokas
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic, Greek, Vietnamese
Released:2020-01-15
Updated:2020-07-21
Licensing:Open source

TT Alientz

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
100 500

​A sharp and wonky typeface with pointy extendable serifs and other wavy details.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, sans, closed in, flared/concave, Johnstonian, overbite/underbite, retractable serifs, sharp, unusual variation, wavy/wiggly, wedge serif, woman-designed
Design:Vika Usmanova
Publisher:TypeTrends
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic
Released:2019-11-06
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Seraphs

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
100 200
0 6

An unusual type system that can morph between six different serif styles, including sans-serif. See the demo page for more samples. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, serif, slab serif, sans, calligraphic, directional serifs, flared/concave, inscriptional, ornamented, retractable serifs, sharp, split terminals, unusual variation, wedge serif
Design:Bernd Volmer
Publisher:Bernd Volmer
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2019-05-15
Licensing:Paid/commercial

CSTM Xprmntl 03

  • abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0213456789
    абвгдеёжзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
0 950

An experimental typeface that embraces the strange results of interpolating between blackletter and early Cyrillic ustav forms. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, sans, blackletter, calligraphic, proof of concept, pinched joints, polygonal, retractable serifs, sharp, unusual variation, ustav, wavy/wiggly
Design:CSTM Fonts
Publisher:CSTM Fonts
Characters:Cyrillic, Latin (limited)
Released:2019-02-21
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Ribbon

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
0 1000

​An all-caps typeface with variable ribbon-like ornamentation.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, all caps, chamfered, modular, multiplexed, ornamented, polygonal, rectangular, retractable serifs, sharp, straight-sided, split terminals, unusual variation, wood type
Design:George Triantafyllakos
Publisher:George Triantafyllakos
Characters:Latin, Greek
Released:2018-11-27
Licensing:Free for non-commercial use, Free for commercial use

Plastic

  • Plastic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Plastic (with OpenType stylistic alternates enabled)
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
0 1000
0 1000

​A monospaced typeface with unusual variable serifs that create chain-like forms, inspired by plastic Cečka toys that were popular in communist Czechoslovakia. Includes a set of double-wide capitals as stylistic alternate glyphs.

Tags: decorative/display, slab serif, sans, some serifs, futuristic/sci-fi, monoline, monospaced, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, quantized, rectangular, retractable serifs, rounded, spur serifs, stencil, straight-sided, unusual variation, vertex spread, woman-designed
Design:Ivana Palečková, Jitka Janečková
Publisher:Ivana Palečková, Jitka Janečková
Characters:Latin
Released:2018-11-08
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Minérale Variable

  • Minérale Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Minérale Variable Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 1000

​An unusual sans with twisted strokes. In the heavier weights, the pinched stems and contrast become particularly exaggerated. The variable font is included when licensing a full package of all static styles.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, calligraphic, flared/concave, inscriptional, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, multiplexed weight, ornamented, pinched joints, retractable serifs, sharp, unusual variation
Design:Thomas Huot-Marchand
Publisher:205TF
Characters:Latin
Released:2018-09-12
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Slovic Variable

  • АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
10 100

Morphs between designs inspired by different historical styles of the Cyrillic script.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, slab serif, sans, some serifs, all caps, retractable serifs, spur serifs, straight-sided, unusual variation, wedge serif
Design:Plamen Motev
Publisher:Fontfabric
Characters:Cyrillic, Latin
Released:2018-06-04
Licensing:Free for non-commercial use, Free for commercial use

Merit Badge

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
0 1
200 500

The world’s second variable color font release, and the first to support a standard alphanumeric character set, based on lettering from a 1940s Boy Scouts guide. The promo page includes a tool built by Chris Lewis for generating versions with customized color palettes. (If the sample is black and/or doesn’t change with the sliders, your browser doesn’t fully support variable color fonts yet.)

Tags: decorative/display, slab serif, sans, all caps, Art Deco, color, gaspipe, gothic, inline, modular, ornamented, rectangular, retractable serifs, spurless, straight-sided, unicase, unusual variation
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR, Font of the Month Club
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2018-06-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Foreday

  • Foreday
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Foreday Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
60 180
1 10

​A typeface designed for editorial use with the ability to adjust between serif and sans designs, as well as different weights.

Tags: body text, serif, sans, retractable serifs, spur serifs, unusual variation, wedge serif
Design:Dino dos Santos, Pedro Leal
Publisher:DSType
Characters:Latin
Released:2018-04-21
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Phase

  • Phase-A
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Phase-B
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Phase-C
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Phase-D
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Phase-E
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Phase-F
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Phase-G
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 100
0 100
0 100

A modular type system comprised of several variable fonts with a mix of unusual variations. The demo website, developed by Florian Zia, allows users to control the variations via sliders or an audio sensor, and also download static instances of the fonts for personal use. Those interested in commercial use or acquiring variable versions of the fonts can email the designer, Elias Hanzer, for more info.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, flared/concave, modular, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, neo-grotesque, ornamented, pinched joints, raw geometry, retractable serifs, sharp, split terminals, unusual variation, wavy/wiggly
Design:Elias Hanzer
Publisher:Elias Hanzer
Characters:Latin
Released:2018-01-15
Licensing:Free for non-commercial use, By request

Emotional Type

  • emotional
-1000 1000

A proof-of-concept experiment using font variations to communicate a continuous range of emotional expression. The font only supports an very limited character set (just enough to spell “emotional”).

Tags: decorative/display, sans, script, calligraphic, handwriting, proof of concept, monoline, neo-grotesque, polygonal, retractable serifs, rounded, sharp, unusual variation, wavy/wiggly, woman-designed
Design:Promphan Suksumek
Publisher:Promphan Suksumek
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2017-09-14
Licensing:Open source

Decovar

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
0 1000
0 1000
0 1000
0 1000
0 1000
0 1000
0 1000
0 1000
0 1000
0 1000
0 1000
0 1000
0 1000
0 1000
0 1000

​Decovar is an experimental typeface with many unusual axes that allow for a large range of stylistic variation.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, slab serif, sans, geometric, all caps, Art Deco, fat-face, inline, inscriptional, proof of concept, monoline, ornamented, retractable serifs, rounded, sharp, spur serifs, soft corners, stub serifs, unusual variation, wedge serif
Design:David Berlow
Publisher:Font Bureau
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2017-02-07
Licensing:Open source

Amstelvar

  • Amstelvar
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
  • Amstelvar Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
100 900
50 125
8 144
-300 500
324 640
18 263
15 132
420 570
500 1000
500 983
-500 -138
425 1000

​Amstelvar is an exercise in variable weight, contrast, and proportions. Positive and negative forms can be manipulated as separate axes, as well as a large array of other variables. It is an experimental work in progress so can produce unusual results.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, serif, slab serif, consistent counters, fat-face, proof of concept, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, optical sizes, retractable extenders, retractable serifs, sharp, unusual variation, wedge serif
Design:David Berlow
Publisher:Font Bureau
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic, Greek, Vietnamese
Released:2016-12-16
Updated:2021-06-03
Licensing:Open source