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consistent counters

Typefaces that maintain consistently-sized counterforms of negative space across variations in the weight/width of positive forms.

Variable fonts tagged with “consistent counters”

9 results

BC Baseliner

  • ÅBCDÉFGHÎJKLMNØPQRSTÜVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 900
0 900

​A variable font that allows for width adjustment as well as the contraction of diacritic marks and descenders, enabling tighter linespacing.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, consistent counters, flat brush, phototype, retractable extenders, sharp, unusual variation, vertex spread
Design:Šimon Matějka
Publisher:Briefcase Type Foundry
Characters:Latin
Released:2018-11-14
Licensing:Paid/commercial

UT Morph

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 100
0 100

A rounded sans covering a large range of widths. The design is adjusted not with typical weight and width variations, but by adjusting the positive and negative shapes of the letterforms.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, consistent counters, inserat, modular, monoline, phototype, rounded, spurless, straight-sided, unusual variation
Design:Wete, Oscar Cobo
Publisher:Ultratypes
Characters:Latin
Released:2018-05-07
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

Fit Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    אבגדהוזחטיכלמנסעפצקרשת ԱԲԳԴԵԶԷԸԹԺԻԼԽԾԿՀՁՂՃՄՅՆՇՈՉՊՋՌՍՎՏՐՑՒՓՔՕՖ
1 1000

​Fit was designed across a large range of widths to fill up any space it occupies while maintaining a constant amount of space within and between letters. The Hebrew extension was drawn by Oded Ezer and the Armenian extension by Gor Jihanian.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, all caps, consistent counters, futuristic/sci-fi, inserat, modular, rectangular, spurless, straight-sided
Design:David Jonathan Ross, Oded Ezer, Gor Jihanian
Publisher:DJR
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic, Greek, Hebrew, Armenian, Vietnamese
Released:2017-01-11
Updated:2019-01-22
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

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