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wood type

Typefaces that evoke design styles commonly associated with traditional 19th-century wood type.

Variable fonts tagged with “wood type”

12 results

Job Clarendon Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
1 900

An homage to 19th-century slab serifs, drawn by David Jonathan Ross with direction from designer and writer Bethany Heck.

Tags: decorative/display, slab serif, ball terminals, closed in, feature variations, monoline, Victorian, wood type
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR, Font of the Month Club
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2021-03-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Larga Var

  • Larga Var
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
  • Larga Sans Var
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
0 100
0 100

​A wide slab-and-sans pair, inspired by typefaces in 1874 specimens from Fundição Typographica Portuense.

Tags: decorative/display, slab serif, sans, all caps, gothic, monoline, optical sizes, thick-and-thin, Victorian, wood type
Design:Dino dos Santos, Pedro Leal
Publisher:DSType
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-03-23
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Catalpa Variable

  • Catalpa Thin Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Catalpa Heavy Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 1000

A geometric-ish sans inspired by wood type for use in headlines, with a focus on more extreme weight variants. The thin and heavy ends of the weight spectrum are split into separate variable fonts.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, geometric, grotesque, woman-designed, wood type
Design:José Scaglione, Veronika Burian, Azza Alameddine
Publisher:TypeTogether
Characters:Latin
Released:2019-07-11
Licensing:Paid/commercial

TT Trailers

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
30 150

​An extra-condensed grotesque that gets wider as it gets bolder. The font contains a collection of small stacking alternate glyphs for titling purposes.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, closed in, grotesque, ink traps, pinched joints, woman-designed, wood type
Design:Vika Usmanova, TypeType
Publisher:TypeType
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic
Released:2019-03-05
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Trilby Variable

  • Trilby Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Trilby Variable Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
400 800

​A variable version of Trilby, DJR’s slab serif with subtle horizontal stress.

Tags: decorative/display, slab serif, feature variations, horizontal stress, wood type
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR
Characters:Latin
Released:2018-12-06
Licensing:Trial, 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

Pappardelle Party

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 4

​A horizontal-stress, stencil, variable font that’s unusual because it’s a color font, but also because its variation doesn’t alter the glyph shapes like most variable fonts. Instead, color font technology, variable font technology, and OpenType contextual alternates are combined to cycle through multiple color combos. Users can generate versions with custom color palettes using DJR’s Color Font Customizer. (If the sample here 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, cartoon, color, feature variations, horizontal stress, ornamented, straight-sided, unusual variation, wood type
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR, Font of the Month Club
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2018-11-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Rhody Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 300
0 300
300 800

A variable font distributed with DJR’s Rhody type family for members of the Font of the Month Club. Originally released as 2 separate variable font counterparts to the 2 first weights in February, 2018, it was updated in July, 2018, combining the weights into a single font with a weight axis.

Tags: decorative/display, slab serif, bent strokes, consistent counters, inserat, pinched joints, retractable extenders, straight-sided, unusual variation, vertex spread, wood type
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR, Font of the Month Club
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2018-02-01
Updated:2018-07-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Buffalo Gals

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789 
-1 1
-1 1
-1 1
-1 1
0 1
0 1

Buffalo Gals comes from the first generation of GX variable fonts in the early 1990s, more recently revived with OpenType font variations.

Tags: decorative/display, slab serif, animation, horizontal stress, ornamented, wood type
Design:Tom Rickner
Publisher:Rickner Type
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2016-12-05
Licensing:Free for non-commercial use