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calligraphic

Variable fonts tagged with “calligraphic”

23 results

VARIANZ

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 100
0 100

​A type system that can morph between a wide range of stylistic variations, including low-contrast sans, chunky slab serif, high-contrast modern, calligraphic sans, and everything in between.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, serif, slab serif, sans, calligraphic, M-formula, overbite/underbite, retractable serifs, sharp, stub serifs, unusual variation
Design:Viktor Zumegen
Publisher:Viktor Zumegen
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2020-08-10
Updated:2021-02-10
Licensing:By request

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

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​A serif typeface originally made for newspaper use, inspired by the work of Francesco Griffo.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

Clavichord Variable

  • AaBbCcDdEeFfGgHhIiJjKkLlMmNnOoPpQqRrSsTtUuVvWwXxYyZz 0123456789
76 332

An elaborately curly blackletter with extremely thin hairlines, inspired by a 19th-century typeface called Cuneiform. The optical size axis allows for a consistent hairline thickness of 0.5 point for font sizes from 76 through 332 points.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, script, blackletter, calligraphic, optical sizes, ornamented, sharp, swash, Victorian
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR, Font of the Month Club
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2019-10-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Luke VF

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 300
100 300

​A contemporary interpretation of extra-bold blackletter type originally published in the 1800s by the Caslon foundry.

Tags: decorative/display, blackletter, calligraphic, fat-face, inscriptional, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, outline, ornamented, sharp, unusual variation
Design:Hidetaka Yamasaki
Publisher:The Northern Block
Characters:Latin
Released:2019-08-14
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

Seraphs

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
100 200
0 6

An unusual type system that can morph between six different serif styles, including sans-serif. See the demo page for more samples. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, serif, slab serif, sans, calligraphic, directional serifs, flared/concave, inscriptional, ornamented, retractable serifs, sharp, split terminals, unusual variation, wedge serif
Design:Bernd Volmer
Publisher:Bernd Volmer
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2019-05-15
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Skiff Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
100 900

​A thick-and-thin-ish typeface straddling the line between serif and sans.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, sans, calligraphic, flared/concave, inscriptional, sharp, thick-and-thin
Design:Andriy Dykun
Publisher:NREY
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic
Released:2019-04-16
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

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

Minérale Variable

  • Minérale Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Minérale Variable Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 1000

​An unusual sans with twisted strokes. In the heavier weights, the pinched stems and contrast become particularly exaggerated. The variable font is included when licensing a full package of all static styles.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, calligraphic, flared/concave, inscriptional, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, multiplexed weight, ornamented, pinched joints, retractable serifs, sharp, unusual variation
Design:Thomas Huot-Marchand
Publisher:205TF
Characters:Latin
Released:2018-09-12
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Bradley DJR Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
6 60

​A revival of American Type Founders’ 1895 typeface, Bradley. The original, based on lettering by Will H. Bradley, is usually credited to Hermann Ihlenburg. This digital version’s optical size axis covers the full range of original sizes, as far down as 6 points – rare for digital blackletter typefaces – plus a handful of stylistic alternate glyphs.

Tags: decorative/display, blackletter, Arts & Crafts, calligraphic, feature variations, optical sizes, soft corners
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR, Font of the Month Club
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2018-09-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Jabin

  • AaBbCcDdEeFfGgHhIiJjKkLlMmNnOoPpQqRrSsTtUuVvWwXxYyZz 0123456789
40 120
1 100

​Inspired by the work of 18th-century calligrapher, George Shelley, and the Gutenberg Bible. The swash axis controls variable swash weights on the caps.

Tags: decorative/display, script, blackletter, calligraphic, ornamented, sharp, swash, unusual variation, woman-designed
Design:Frida Medrano
Publisher:Frida Medrano
Characters:Latin
Released:2017-10-17
Licensing:Paid/commercial, Free for non-commercial use

Emotional Type

  • emotional
-1000 1000

A proof-of-concept experiment using font variations to communicate a continuous range of emotional expression. The font only supports an very limited character set (just enough to spell “emotional”).

Tags: decorative/display, sans, script, calligraphic, handwriting, proof of concept, monoline, neo-grotesque, polygonal, retractable serifs, rounded, sharp, unusual variation, wavy/wiggly, woman-designed
Design:Promphan Suksumek
Publisher:Promphan Suksumek
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2017-09-14
Licensing:Open source

Zinzin VF

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 1000

A variable test font based on Cinzel and Cinzel Decorative. The swash axis gradually replaces the uppercase with swash glyphs and the lowercase with larger capitals.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, all caps, calligraphic, feature variations, inscriptional, ornamented, spur serifs, swash, unusual variation
Design:Natanael Gama, Adam Twardoch
Publisher:Adam Twardoch
Characters:Latin
Released:2017-05-04
Licensing:Open source

Skia

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0.48 3.2
0.62 1.3

​Skia is, in many ways, the grandparent of modern OpenType variable fonts. Matthew Carter’s Latin successor to his lesser-known Cadmus Greek, Skia was the first of the GX fonts that allowed font variation functionality. Developed for Apple, it has been bundled with their operating systems since System 7.5 in 1994. In more recent OS’s, only the named instances of Skia’s stylistic variations are exposed in the system’s font interface, without variable controls. However, the font still contains data for fluid variation, including stylistic extremes of weight and width beyond those offered as named instances.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, calligraphic, feature variations, flared/concave, inscriptional, spurless
Design:Matthew Carter
Publisher:Apple
Characters:Latin
Released:1994-10-01
Licensing:Bundled