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straight-sided

Variable fonts tagged with “straight-sided”

73 results

Width & Vertical Width VF

  • かなABC漢字
    あAB漢字12
1 1000
1 1000

A special-purpose font that demonstrates the relationships between variable “width” axes for use with different writing directions. For example, horizontal layout is typical with Western characters (represented as hollow rectangles in this font), but vertical layout is often used with some Asian characters (represented as solid rectangles), and it’s possible to combine aspects of both in different ways. This can make the relationship between different glyphs’ width, height, and rotation complicated. Ken Lunde explains more in the article introducing the font.

Tags: CFF, dingbats, proof of concept, monospaced, polygonal, rectangular, straight-sided, unusual variation
Design:Ken Lunde
Publisher:Adobe
Characters:dingbats/emoji, Pan-Unicode
Released:2019-06-19
Licensing:Open source

Adobe Blank VF & Friends

  • Adobe Blank VF
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
  • Adobe Black VF
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
0 1000
0 1000

A set of special-purpose variable fonts based on Adobe Blank and Adobe Blank 2, intended to render all Unicode characters / code points using variable glyphs. Adobe Blank VF renders all code points with empty space, and Adobe Black VF renders them with a variable rectangle. The “2” versions of the fonts are produced in a way that is more data-efficient, but may not be supported in all environments. In those cases, the plain Adobe Blank VF and Adobe Black VF fonts can be used. Ken Lunde explains more in the article about the fonts.

Tags: CFF, dingbats, monospaced, polygonal, rectangular, straight-sided, unusual variation
Design:Ken Lunde
Publisher:Adobe
Characters:dingbats/emoji, Pan-Unicode
Released:2019-05-06
Updated:2019-06-19
Licensing:Open source

Bild Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
60 100

The first variable incarnation of Bild, DJR’s homage to some of the more dense American gothic type styles from the 20th century. The font includes some subtle feature variations that are triggered at certain widths to improve spacing and alignment – for example, the kerning between ‘T’ and ‘y’, and the alignment between ‘i’ and ‘l’.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, feature variations, gothic, inserat, straight-sided
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR, Font of the Month Club
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2019-05-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

TINY

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 300

A mostly-monospaced dot-matrix typeface based on the smallest type size of 5 dots on the HandJet EBS-250 hand-held printer. Includes several sets of stylistic alternate glyphs, with different dot configurations and widths.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, modular, monospaced, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, pixel, quantized, spurless, straight-sided
Design:Jack Halten Fahnestock
Publisher:Velvetyne Type Foundry
Characters:Latin, dingbats/emoji
Released:2019-04-04
Licensing:Open source

Graduate

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
40 200
100 800
8 16
0 20
750 850
0 100
100 800
0 30
0 50
650 750
0 50
-20 0

A slab serif styled after classic letterman / varsity style lettering, with some variation axes adopted from the Type Network parametric axes proposal.

Tags: decorative/display, slab serif, all caps, chamfered, horizontal stress, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, optical sizes, polygonal, rectangular, straight-sided
Design:Eduardo Tunni
Publisher:Eduardo Tunni
Characters:Latin
Released:2019-03-26
Licensing:Open source

CoFo Peshka Variable

  • АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
0 1000
0 1000

An industrial sans inspired by Russian lettering from the 1920s. Designed by Maria Doreuli with the help of Anna Khorash. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, all caps, futuristic/sci-fi, gaspipe, gothic, inserat, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, rectangular, straight-sided, woman-designed
Design:Maria Doreuli
Publisher:Contrast Foundry
Characters:Cyrillic, Latin (limited)
Released:2019-03-18
Licensing:Paid/commercial

PF Mellon

  • PF Mellon
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • PF Mellon (with OpenType stylistic alternates enabled)
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
300 1000

A condensed sans with several sets of stylistic alternate glyphs.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, geometric, Art Deco, gothic, grotesque, inserat, irregular widths, straight-sided
Design:Panos Vassiliou
Publisher:Parachute Typefoundry
Characters:Latin
Released:2019-02-07
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Kicker Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
1 1000
1 1000
1 1000

​A decorative sans with inline and outline effects that work for layering, originally inspired by neon signs in Portland, Oregon. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, Art Deco, chromatic, futuristic/sci-fi, gaspipe, gothic, inline, monoline, multi-line, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, outline, ornamented, rectangular, spurless, straight-sided, unusual variation
Design:Scribble Tone
Publisher:Scribble Tone
Characters:Latin
Released:2019-01-21
Licensing:Paid/commercial

PhD Mono

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
0 1000

​A variable version of the monospaced styles from the larger PhD series.

Tags: decorative/display, slab serif, some serifs, gaspipe, monospaced, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, rectangular, straight-sided
Design:George Triantafyllakos
Publisher:Atypical
Characters:Latin, Greek
Released:2018-12-05
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Handjet

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
    ԱԲԳԴԵԶԷԸԹԺԻԼԽԾԿՀՁՂՃՄՅՆՇՈՉՊՋՌՍՎՏՐՑՒՓՔՕՖ
    աբգդեզէըթժիլխծկհձղճմյնշոչպջռսվտրցւփքօֆ
    أبجد هوز حطي كلمن سعفص قرشت ثخذ ضظغ אבגדהוזחטיכלמנסעפצקרשת
100 900
0 16
1 2

​Handjet started as an exercise with design students to make a typeface for handset printers and their 32-pixel vertical matrix, but grew into a large multi-script design.

In 2019, Google sponsored and extension and open-source release of the typeface. Consultants for the project include Maria Doreuli (Cyrillic), Irene Vlachou (Greek), Borna Izadpanah (Arabic), Khajag Apelian (Armenian), and Meir Sadan (Hebrew).

The font is provided with a warning that “variable fonts are relatively new and Handjet sometimes challenges the limits. You might get unpredictable, yet beautiful and somewhat amusing, rendering errors in Adobe software. It works well in browsers as far as we know.”

Tags: decorative/display, sans, modular, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, pixel, polygonal, straight-sided, unusual variation
Design:David Březina
Publisher:Rosetta Type Foundry
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese, Cyrillic, Greek, Armenian, Arabic, Hebrew, dingbats/emoji
Released:2018-12-04
Updated:2021-05-12
Licensing:Open source

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

Boxout Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
50 200
100 1000

​A boxy sans featuring an extra-tall x-height and slightly flared strokes, with nods to Neil Bold in its heavier weights. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, flared/concave, futuristic/sci-fi, phototype, pinched joints, rectangular, straight-sided, vertex spread
Design:Jake Fleming
Publisher:Jake Fleming
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2018-11-05
Licensing:Paid/commercial

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

Chicken Shop Gothic

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
0 100

A sans inspired by squooshed letterforms from vinyl fast food signage and 1960s phototype effects. The ‘Super Size’ axis stretches letters vertically while maintaining consistent glyph widths. Includes a set of food-related dingbats.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, cartoon, gothic, grotesque, multiplexed, phototype, pinched joints, squooshed, straight-sided, unusual variation
Design:Lewis McGuffie
Publisher:Lewis McGuffie
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic, dingbats/emoji
Released:2018-10-16
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Tweak Display

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 1000
0 1000

A unique typeface that can shift between a static look with straightforward posture and a more dynamic look with quirky horizontal emphasis. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, some serifs, blackletter, calligraphic, flat brush, grayletter, horizontal stress, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, straight-sided, unusual variation, woman-designed
Design:Katja Schimmel
Publisher:Katja Schimmel
Characters:Latin
Released:2018-10-09
Updated:2019-09-29
Licensing: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

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