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pinched joints

Typefaces with exaggerated pinching where two strokes join, usually where shoulder strokes meet stems, and particularly visible in heavier weights.

Variable fonts tagged with “pinched joints”

43 results

Lektorat Var

  • Lektorat Display Var
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Lektorat Text Var
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Lektorat Text Var Oblique
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
200 900
62 87

A text+display sans family geared toward editorial design.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, sans, closed in, grotesque, inserat, neo-grotesque, optical sizes, pinched joints, straight-sided, superellipse
Design:Florian Fecher
Publisher:TypeTogether
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-10-28
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Swear Variable

  • Swear Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Swear Variable Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Swear Cilati Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 1000
0 1000

​A sharp serif typeface with two separate italic styles – one with a fairly traditional structure and another where the placement of weight shifts around for more horizontal stress. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, serif, fat-face, horizontal stress, optical sizes, phototype, pinched joints, sharp, wavy/wiggly
Design:James T. Edmondson
Publisher:OH no Type Co.
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-08-24
Updated:2020-11-17
Licensing:Paid/commercial

GT Flexa VAR

  • GT Flexa VAR
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • GT Flexa Mono VAR
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 800
0 200
0 100

​A playful sans covering a large range of weights and widths, as well as a monospaced variant.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, sans, geometric, grotesque, ink traps, inserat, monoline, monospaced, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, multiplexed weight, neo-grotesque, overbite/underbite, pinched joints
Design:Dominic Huber, Moiré
Publisher:Grilli Type
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-07-21
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Mon Nicolette Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
70 190
70 190

​A digital adaptation of W.A. Dwiggins’ unreleased upright italic typeface, Charter.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, calligraphic, fat-face, optical sizes, pinched joints, swash, teardrop terminals, upright italic
Design:Cristobal Henestrosa, Oscar Yañez
Publisher:Sudtipos
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2020-07-07
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Atyp

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
40 160
0 100
0 100

​A geometric sans with the option to exaggerate details where strokes meet.

Tags: sans, geometric, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, optical sizes, pinched joints, vertex spread
Design:Tomáš Brousil
Publisher:Suitcase Type Foundry
Characters:Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Vietnamese
Released:2020-05-07
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Degular Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 1000
0 10
0 1000

James Edmondson’s take on a general-purpose “boring” sans.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, sans, geometric, feature variations, gothic, ink traps, monoline, multiplexed, neo-grotesque, optical sizes, phototype, pinched joints
Design:James T. Edmondson
Publisher:OH no Type Co.
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-04-01
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Sole Serif

  • Sole Serif Titling
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Sole Serif Titling Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Sole Serif Small
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Sole Serif Small Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
200 900
0 1000

​A serif typeface originally made for newspaper use, inspired by the work of Francesco Griffo. It’s a companion to Sole Sans.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, serif, calligraphic, fat-face, oldstyle, optical sizes, pinched joints
Design:Luciano Perondi
Publisher:Cast Type Foundry
Characters:Latin
Released:2019-11-26
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Shrill Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
100 900
0 8

​A hybrid slab/sans typeface with unusual distribution of stroke weight, giving a strong horizontal emphasis, especially in the lowercase. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, slab serif, sans, some serifs, fat-face, grotesque, horizontal stress, neo-grotesque, pinched joints
Design:Adrien Midzic
Publisher:Pizza Typefaces
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic
Released:2019-10-15
Updated:2020-02-12
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Valnera VF

  • Valnera VF
    No sample available
  • Valnera VF Italic
    No sample available
  • Valnera VF Monster
    No sample available
1 1000
1 1000
1 1000

An angular serif typeface with variable options to for pseudo-randomized irregularity.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, serif, slab serif, M-formula, pinched joints, rotation, sharp, unusual variation, wedge serif
Design:Riccardo De Franceschi
Publisher:Cast Type Foundry
Characters:Latin
Released:2019-09-05
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Clarette

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
50 200
0 100

A unique, high-contrast sans with distinctive incisions at stroke intersections. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, didone, dingbats, ink traps, pinched joints, sliced, woman-designed
Design:Sláva Jevčinová
Publisher:Into the Type
Characters:Latin, dingbats/emoji
Released:2019-08-29
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Bruphy

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 700
100 200

A script-y typeface modeled after hand-painted brush lettering. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, script, brush, calligraphic, cartoon, pinched joints, sharp, swash, upright script
Design:Kyle Wayne Benson
Publisher:Very Cool Studio
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2019-06-11
Updated:2019-08-01
Licensing:Paid/commercial

IBM Plex Sans Variable

  • IBM Plex Sans Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • IBM Plex Sans Variable Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 700
85 100

A variable incarnation of the sans-serif styles from IBM’s Plex type series.

Tags: body text, sans, feature variations, neo-grotesque, pinched joints
Design:Mike Abbink, Bold Monday, Paul van der Laan, Pieter van Rosmalen
Publisher:IBM
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2019-04-08
Licensing:Open source

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

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

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

iA Writer

  • iA Writer Mono
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
  • iA Writer Mono Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
  • iA Writer Duo
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
  • iA Writer Duo Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
  • iA Writer Quattro
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
  • iA Writer Quattro Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
400 700
0 150

The iA Writer fonts, made for the iA Writer app, are a modification of ​IBM Plex, originally designed by Bold Monday with Mike Abbink at IBM. The Mono fonts match glyph widths for all characters. Duo allows an additional glyph width for letters that are otherwise cramped. Quattro uses 4 glyph widths, approaching a standard proportional typeface.

Tags: body text, sans, some serifs, code, monospaced, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, neo-grotesque, pinched joints, quantized
Design:Oliver Reichenstein, Bold Monday, Mike Abbink, Paul van der Laan, Pieter van Rosmalen
Publisher:Information Architects Inc.
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic, Vietnamese
Released:2018-12-21
Licensing:Bundled, Open source