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inscriptional

Variable fonts tagged with “inscriptional”

23 results

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

LFT Arnoldo

  • LFT Arnoldo
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • LFT Arnoldo Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
260 900

A flared sans originally created during the rebranding of Oscar Mondadori. Beatrice D’Agostino was an assistant designer for the project.

Tags: body text, sans, flared/concave, inscriptional, woman-designed
Design:Leftloft
Publisher:TypeTogether
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-02-20
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Tilt

  • Tilt Neon
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
    ←↖↑↗→↘↓↙☺☹♡☆🎱🎳🔑✂👞📷🍕🍷🎵
  • Tilt Prism
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Tilt Warp
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
-45 45
-45 45

A set of 3 typefaces inspired by the dimensional lettering found in storefront signage, all with similar underlying proportions and the ability to simulate rotation in multiple directions.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, geometric, dimensional, dingbats, flared/concave, gothic, inscriptional, monoline, multi-line, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, neon, outline, ornamented, rotation, rounded
Design:Andy Clymer
Publisher:Andy Clymer
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese, dingbats/emoji
Released:2020-02-01
Updated:2020-12-10
Licensing:Open source

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

FS Kim VF

  • FS Kim VF
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • FS Kim VF Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
10 100
400 900

​A stylish wedge-serif typeface.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, serif, inscriptional, optical sizes, phototype, sharp, wedge serif, woman-designed
Design:Krista Radoeva
Publisher:Fontsmith Ltd.
Characters:Latin
Released:2019-10-29
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Luke VF

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 300
100 300

​A contemporary interpretation of extra-bold blackletter type originally published in the 1800s by the Caslon foundry.

Tags: decorative/display, blackletter, calligraphic, fat-face, inscriptional, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, outline, ornamented, sharp, unusual variation
Design:Hidetaka Yamasaki
Publisher:The Northern Block
Characters:Latin
Released:2019-08-14
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Jheronimus Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
32 160
10 100

A boxy humanist sans with ink traps and other sharp details.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, sans, ink traps, inscriptional, sharp, superellipse
Design:Aleksey Popovtsev
Publisher:Aronetiv
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic
Released:2019-05-25
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

Skiff Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
100 900

​A thick-and-thin-ish typeface straddling the line between serif and sans.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, sans, calligraphic, flared/concave, inscriptional, sharp, thick-and-thin
Design:Andriy Dykun
Publisher:NREY
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic
Released:2019-04-16
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Roslindale Variable Italic

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 1
-8 0

​An experiment in italicization, this one-off member of the Roslindale type series can vary its italic forms separately from the angle of slanting. The vast majority of typefaces change italic forms along with slanting, so this may be the first case of both the registered ‘italic’ and ‘slant’ axes being used in the same variable font.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, feature variations, flared/concave, inscriptional, phototype, pinched joints, sharp, unusual variation, wedge serif
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR, Font of the Month Club
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2019-01-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Zangezi Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
0 1000

A modern interpretation of Keystone Type Foundry’s 1901 typeface, Salem. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, inscriptional, sharp, wedge serif, woman-designed
Design:Daria Petrova
Publisher:Daria Petrova
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic
Released:2018-11-05
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Rocher Color

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 100
0 100

​A variable color font version of the stony Rocher typeface. This version provides independently variable color effects in a single font file (see the article about making the font for details). The download options include a tool 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, some serifs, cartoon, color, inscriptional, ornamented, plump/convex, shade, unusual variation
Design:Henrique Beier
Publisher:Harbor Type
Characters:Latin
Released:2018-09-13
Updated:2019-02-28
Licensing:Free for non-commercial use, Free for commercial use

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

Roslindale Variable Display

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
200 900
75 100

​A variable version of Roslindale’s Display styles, free for anyone who has licensed the Light and Bold weights via DJR’s Font of the Month Club.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, flared/concave, inscriptional, phototype, pinched joints, sharp, wedge serif
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR, Font of the Month Club
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2018-05-31
Updated:2020-09-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Bluu Suuperstar Variable

  • Bluu Suuperstar Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Bluu Suuperstar Variable Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 1000

​A wedge-serif typeface with angular and spiky design features. A static emoji counterpart, Bluumoji, is also available.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, inscriptional, sharp, wedge serif
Design:Jean-Baptiste Morizot, Gaëtan Baehr
Publisher:Black[Foundry]
Characters:Latin
Released:2017-12-20
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Zinzin VF

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 1000

A variable test font based on Cinzel and Cinzel Decorative. The swash axis gradually replaces the uppercase with swash glyphs and the lowercase with larger capitals.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, all caps, calligraphic, feature variations, inscriptional, ornamented, spur serifs, swash, unusual variation
Design:Natanael Gama, Adam Twardoch
Publisher:Adam Twardoch
Characters:Latin
Released:2017-05-04
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

Skia

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0.48 3.2
0.62 1.3

​Skia is, in many ways, the grandparent of modern OpenType variable fonts. Matthew Carter’s Latin successor to his lesser-known Cadmus Greek, Skia was the first of the GX fonts that allowed font variation functionality. Developed for Apple, it has been bundled with their operating systems since System 7.5 in 1994. In more recent OS’s, only the named instances of Skia’s stylistic variations are exposed in the system’s font interface, without variable controls. However, the font still contains data for fluid variation, including stylistic extremes of weight and width beyond those offered as named instances.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, calligraphic, feature variations, flared/concave, inscriptional, spurless
Design:Matthew Carter
Publisher:Apple
Characters:Latin
Released:1994-10-01
Licensing:Bundled