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monoline

Typefaces with little to no contrast between thick and thin strokes. For some things listed here, the concept may only apply to a subset of the typeface’s stylistic range (e.g. the lightest values on a weight axis).

Variable fonts tagged with “monoline”

117 results

Helvetica Now Variable

  • Helvetica Now Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Helvetica Now Variable Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
50 1000
50 100
4 30

A variable incarnation of Monotype’s Helvetica Now series.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, sans, feature variations, ink traps, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, neo-grotesque, optical sizes
Design:Max Miedinger, Charles Nix, Friedrich Althausen, Emilios Theofanous, Malou Verlomme, Jan Hendrik Weber, Monotype Studio
Publisher:Monotype
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-07-13
Licensing:Paid/commercial

SF Arabic

  • أبجد هوز حطي كلمن سعفص قرشت ثخذ ضظغ
1 1000
17 80

SF Arabic is an extension of Apple’s San Francisco type series, used as the Arabic system font on Apple platforms. It is a “contemporary interpretation of the Naskh style with a rational and flexible design”.

Tags: body text, sans, monoline, optical sizes
Design:Apple
Publisher:Apple
Characters:Arabic
Released:2021-06-08
Licensing:Bundled

Extendomatic Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
-20 20
0 1000
200 800

A geometric take on connected monoline script styles as seen on 20th-century cars and appliances, with the ability to stretch inter-letter connections and add snap-on under- and overline extenders.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, script, backslant, connecting, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, unusual variation
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR, Font of the Month Club
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2021-05-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Postea Var

  • Postea Var
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Postea Var Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 800

TypeTogether’s take on 20th-century German geometric typefaces. Azza Alameddine and Roxane Gataud were assistant designers on the project.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, sans, geometric, bent strokes, monoline, woman-designed
Design:Veronika Burian, José Scaglione
Publisher:TypeTogether
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-04-29
Licensing:Paid/commercial

GT Maru VF

  • GT Maru Mega
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • GT Maru
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • GT Maru Mono
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
25 175
300 900
0 7

A rounded sans inspired by Latin glyphs in Japanese signage and engraved lettering, with an accompanying bubbly display face.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, sans, geometric, cartoon, dimensional, monoline, monospaced, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, multiplexed weight, optical sizes, ornamented, plump/convex, rounded
Design:Thierry Blancpain
Publisher:Grilli Type
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-04-27
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Loos Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
    ᲐᲑᲒᲓᲔᲕᲖᲗᲘᲙᲚᲛᲜᲝᲞᲟᲠᲡᲢᲣᲤᲥᲦᲧᲨᲩᲪᲫᲬᲭᲮᲯᲰ
    აბგდევზთიკლმნოპჟრსტუფქღყშჩცძწჭხჯჰ
0 1000
0 1000

An industrial sans covering a broad stylistic range, with ink trap features that create intentional dark spots in the lighter weights.

Tags: sans, gothic, ink traps, inserat, monoline, straight-sided
Design:Ilya Ruderman, Yury Ostromentsky
Publisher:CSTM Fonts
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic, Georgian
Released:2021-04-13
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Caraque VF

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
400 900
1 100

A rounded sans that fills in on itself in heavier weights and can morph in to blobbier forms forms, like chocolate letters melting.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, cartoon, closed in, feature variations, filled counters, gothic, monoline, multiplexed, plump/convex, psychedelic, rounded, unusual variation, wavy/wiggly
Design:Pablo Gámez
Publisher:Dalton Maag
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-04-08
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Heliuum VAR

  • A AA AAA B BB BBB C CC CCC D DD DDD E EE EEE F FF FFF G GG GGG H HH HHH I II III J JJ JJJ K KK KKK L LL LLL M MM MMM N NN NNN O OO OOO P PP PPP Q QQ QQQ R RR RRR S SS SSS T TT TTT U UU UUU V VV VVV W WW WWW X XX XXX Y YY YYY Z ZZ ZZZ
    a aa aaa aaaa aaaaa b bb bbb bbbb bbbbb c cc ccc cccc ccccc d dd ddd dddd ddddd e ee eee eeee eeeee f ff fff ffff fffff g gg ggg gggg ggggg h hh hhh hhhh hhhhh i ii iii iiii iiiii j jj jjj jjjj jjjjj k kk kkk kkkk kkkkk l ll lll llll lllll m mm mmm mmmm mmmmm n nn nnn nnnn nnnnn o oo ooo oooo ooooo p pp ppp pppp ppppp q qq qqq qqqq qqqqq r rr rrr rrrr rrrrr s ss sss ssss sssss t tt ttt tttt ttttt u uu uuu uuuu uuuuu v vv vvv vvvv vvvvv w ww www wwww wwwww x xx xxx xxxx xxxxx y yy yyy yyyy yyyyy z zz zzz zzzz zzzzz
    0 00 000 1 11 111 2 22 222 3 33 333 4 44 444 5 55 555 6 66 666 7 77 777 8 88 888 9 99 999
200 400

A typographic system built into a single font, containing 7 sets of capitals with different heights and vertical positions for mixing and matching. Glyph variants are accessible via OpenType with stylistic sets or by repeating characters while discretionary ligatures are enabled, with uppercase and lowercase changing height and position, respectively.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, geometric, all caps, gothic, modular, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, straight-sided, vertex spread
Design:Damien Gautier
Publisher:205TF
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-03-03
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

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

Proxima Vara

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
100 900
50 100
0 125

A variable adaptation of the immensely popular Proxima Nova type family.

Tags: body text, sans, geometric, feature variations, gothic, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed posture
Design:Mark Simonson
Publisher:Mark Simonson
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese, Greek, Cyrillic
Released:2021-03-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Widescreen VF

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 900
100 200
100 200

A geometric sans that takes on a more sci-fi feeling in its wider variants. Includes an axis to only widen some glyphs, resulting in an irregular mixed-width style.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, geometric, futuristic/sci-fi, irregular widths, monoline, unusual variation
Design:Matt Burvill
Publisher:Dalton Maag
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-02-11
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Mendl Serif VF & Mendl Sans VF

  • Mendl Serif VF
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Mendl Sans VF
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 900
0 1

A pair of typefaces with an Art Deco flavor, each designed to share the same widths so they can be swapped without causing text to reflow.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, sans, geometric, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, feature variations, monoline, multiplexed, spur serifs, spurless, stub serifs, Victorian, woman-designed
Design:Angel Kwong
Publisher:Dalton Maag
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-10-28
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Case VAR

  • Case VAR
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Case VAR Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 900
4 60

A sans with size-specific adjustments going down to extra-small sizes.

Tags: body text, sans, some serifs, feature variations, monoline, neo-grotesque, optical sizes, woman-designed
Design:Erik Spiekermann, Anja Meiners, Ralph du Carrois
Publisher:Fontwerk
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-10-12
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Service Gothic Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    $0123456789
    ☞☚🖝👈↣
200 700

An homage to wonky casual lettering found in everyday settings. It maintains consistent ‘multiplexed’ glyph widths across its weight variants, allowing for weight changes without text reflowing. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Full disclosure: This typeface was designed by the editor of this website.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, all caps, brush, cartoon, dingbats, feature variations, flat brush, gothic, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, overbite/underbite, sharp, vertex spread
Design:Nick Sherman
Publisher:HEX Projects
Characters:Latin, dingbats/emoji
Released:2020-10-06
Updated:2021-02-02
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Nekst

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
35 155

​A geometric sans with handful of glyphs reminiscent of bent metal tubing.

Tags: sans, geometric, bent strokes, futuristic/sci-fi, monoline
Design:Denis Serebryakov
Publisher:Serebryakov Foundry
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic
Released:2020-09-10
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Normalidad Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
0 1000
0 1000

​A slightly squarish sans, originally designed for Russian telecom company, MTS. Available as a single variable font with the full range of the design or as multiple variable fonts each with a limited range. Ro Hernández handled the technical mastering for the project.

Tags: body text, sans, monoline, neo-grotesque, superellipse
Design:Ilya Ruderman, Yury Ostromentsky
Publisher:CSTM Fonts
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic
Released:2020-07-27
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

Pangea VAR

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
300 700
0 1
0 50
0 100
0 60
0 1
0 1
0 1
0 1

​A geometric sans that, instead of a typical optical size axis, offers more specific adjustments for details normally affected by optical size variation. Expansions are planned for Arabic, Hebrew, and more.

Tags: sans, geometric, feature variations, monoline, multiplexed, retractable extenders, unusual variation
Design:Christoph Koeberlin
Publisher:Fontwerk
Characters:Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Vietnamese
Released:2020-07-20
Updated:2021-03-09
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

SF Compact

  • SF Compact
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
  • SF Compact Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
  • A selection of SF Compact’s dingbats/emoji
    ⇪⌃⌅⌘⌥⌦⌧⌫⎇⎋⎓⏎⏏⏻⏼⏽⏾ⒶⒷⒸⒹⒺⒻⒼⒽⒾⒿⓀⓁⓂⓃⓄⓅⓆⓇⓈⓉⓊⓋⓌⓍⓎⓏ☂★☆☑☒✚☮☾♠♡♢♣♤♥♦♧⚀⚁⚂⚃⚄⚅⚠⚬✈✌✓✗❄❛❜❝❞⬒⬓⬡⬢⭘🄰🄱🄲🄳🄴🄵🄶🄷🄸🄹🄺🄻🄼🄽🄾🄿🅀🅁🅂🅃🅄🅅🅆🅇🅈🅉🅐🅑🅒🅓🅔🅕🅖🅗🅘🅙🅚🅛🅜🅝🅞🅟🅠🅡🅢🅣🅤🅥🅦🅧🅨🅩🅰🅱🅲🅳🅴🅵🅶🅷🅸🅹🅺🅻🅼🅽🅾🅿🆀🆁🆂🆃🆄🆅🆆🆇🆈🆉🐇🐉🐍🐏🐔🐖🐭🐮🐯🐱🐴🐵🐶🐻👊👍👻👽👾💀💩😀😘😜😬🤖🤟🦄
19 20
1 1000

Part of Apple’s San Francisco type series, SF Compact is similar to SF Pro but has more compact proportions for efficiency in small sizes and narrow columns. It is the system font for watchOS.

Tags: body text, sans, dingbats, monoline, neo-grotesque, optical sizes
Design:Apple
Publisher:Apple
Characters:Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Vietnamese, dingbats/emoji
Released:2020-06-22
Updated:2021-06-08
Licensing:Bundled

Darkmode VF

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 900
0 1

​A humanist sans designed specifically for digital user interfaces, offering subtle grade adjustments to counteract the effects of setting light type on a dark background, as is common with many “dark mode” digital reading environments.

Tags: body text, sans, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed weight
Design:Dalton Maag
Publisher:Dalton Maag
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-06-20
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Cairoli Classic Variable & Cairoli Now Variable

  • Cairoli Classic Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Cairoli Classic Variable Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Cairoli Now Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Cairoli Now Variable Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 1000
100 1000

​A digital revival and update to Nebiolo’s Cairoli.

Tags: body text, sans, gothic, inserat, monoline, straight-sided, superellipse
Design:Cosimo Lorenzo Pancini, Mario De Libero
Publisher:Italiantype
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-05-15
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial