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woman-designed

Variable fonts designed, in part or in whole, by women.

Variable fonts tagged with “woman-designed”

52 results

Lexend

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 100

A geometric sans, derived from Andrew Paglinawan’s Quicksand type family, that claims to “significantly improve reading-proficiency” (though the research behind such claims is questionable and/or misleading).

Tags: body text, sans, geometric, woman-designed
Design:Bonnie Shaver-Troup, Thomas Jockin
Publisher:Thomas Jockin
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2019-04-09
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

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

Movement Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
100 900
100 120

A variable typeface inspired by dance movements. It began as a collaboration with Design Indaba and the contemporary dancer Andile Vellem, and is offered with a Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, geometric, all caps, monoline, sharp, unusual variation, wavy/wiggly, woman-designed
Design:María Ramos, Noel Pretorius
Publisher:NM Type
Characters:Latin
Released:2019-02-28
Licensing:Free for non-commercial use, Free for commercial use

Bree Variable

  • Bree Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Bree Variable Oblique
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Bree Cyrillic
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
  • Bree Cyrillic Oblique
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
  • Bree Greek
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
  • Bree Greek Oblique
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
0 1000

A variable version of Bree, with Latin, Cyrillic, and Greek components. The variable fonts are bundled with each full set of styles for Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic, separately.

Tags: body text, sans, feature variations, spurless, woman-designed
Design:Veronika Burian, José Scaglione, Irene Vlachou
Publisher:TypeTogether
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic, Greek, Vietnamese
Released:2019-01-28
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Dunkel Sans

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    가나다라마바사아자차카타파하
700 1000

​An extra heavy typeface originally inspired by hand-lettering from a 1950s Korean movie poster. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, cartoon, flared/concave, monospaced, quantized, woman-designed
Design:Minjoo Ham
Publisher:Minjoo Ham
Characters:Latin, Hangul
Released:2018-12-29
Updated:2020-06-25
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Portada Variable

  • Portada Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Portada Variable Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 1000
14 36

A variable version of Portada, produced by Irene Vlachou. The variable font is included when licensing the full Portada family.

Tags: body text, serif, feature variations, optical sizes, woman-designed
Design:Veronika Burian, José Scaglione
Publisher:TypeTogether
Characters:Latin
Released:2018-12-04
Licensing:Paid/commercial

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

Zangezi Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
0 1000

A modern interpretation of Keystone Type Foundry’s 1901 typeface, Salem. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, inscriptional, sharp, wedge serif, woman-designed
Design:Daria Petrova
Publisher:Daria Petrova
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic
Released:2018-11-05
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Marlik

  • أبجد هوز حطي كلمن سعفص قرشت ثخذ ضظغ
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
30 240

​A multi-script sans, influenced by both mechanical and calligraphic forms. The Arabic glyphs were designed by Borna Izadpanah with direction from Fiona Ross. The Latin glyphs come from Skolar Sans, designed by David Březina and Sláva Jevčinová.

Tags: body text, sans, feature variations, woman-designed
Design:Borna Izadpanah, David Březina, Sláva Jevčinová
Publisher:Rosetta Type Foundry
Characters:Arabic, Latin
Released:2018-10-30
Licensing:Trial, 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

Markazi Text

  • أبجد هوز حطي كلمن سعفص قرشت ثخذ ضظغ ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
400 700

​A multi-script typeface for body text inspired by Tim Holloway’s original Markazi. The Arabic glyphs were designed by Bornā Izadpanāh with direction from Fiona Ross, and the Latin glyphs were designed by Florian Runge.

Tags: body text, serif, wedge serif, woman-designed
Design:Borna Izadpanah, Florian Runge, Fiona Ross
Publisher:Borna Izadpanah, Google
Characters:Arabic, Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2018-05-08
Licensing:Open source

Clother Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
    أبجد هوز حطي كلمن سعفص قرشت ثخذ ضظغ אבגדהוזחטיכלמנסעפצקרשת
0 1000

​A geometric sans covering 4 writing systems – Arabic, Cyrillic, Hebrew, and Latin – in weights from Light to Black.

Tags: body text, sans, geometric, woman-designed
Design:Jérémie Hornus, Julie Soudanne, Ilya Naumoff
Publisher:Black[Foundry]
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic, Arabic, Hebrew
Released:2018-01-30
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Wind VF

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
0 360

​Wind offers an unusual axis to vary its sweeping design elements smoothly around a full 360° circle of rotation. It can also be layered for special color/overlay effects. The typeface was adapted from Hansje van Halem’s alphabet design to a variable font form by Peter Biľak and Thom Janssen.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, geometric, all caps, animation, modular, multiplexed, ornamented, pixel, rotation, sharp, unusual variation, woman-designed
Design:Hansje van Halem
Publisher:Typotheque
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic, Greek
Released:2017-12-08
Updated:2018-11-14
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Myriad Variable Concept

⚠️ Notice: This variable typeface is only available as CFF-flavored variable fonts. As such, the samples here will appear broken or static unless viewed with a browser that supports CFF-flavored variable fonts (the latest desktop versions of Opera and Chrome work well).

  • Myriad Variable Concept
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Myriad Variable Concept Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
300 900
70 110

A variable version of Adobe’s Myriad with a basic Latin character set. It comes bundled with Illustrator CC and Photoshop CC apps.

Tags: body text, sans, CFF, woman-designed
Design:Carol Twombly, Robert Slimbach
Publisher:Adobe
Characters:Latin
Released:2017-10-19
Updated:2018-10-15
Licensing:Bundled

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

Vesterbro Variable

  • Vesterbro Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
  • Vesterbro Variable Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
0 1000

​A serif typeface covering a range of weight from Light to Extrabold, with support for Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic. An extra-fat Poster weight also exists in non-variable format.

Tags: body text, serif, woman-designed
Design:Jérémie Hornus, Alisa Nowak, Ilya Naumoff
Publisher:Black[Foundry]
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic, Greek, Vietnamese
Released:2017-05-15
Updated:2019-10-30
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Libre Franklin

  • Libre Franklin
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Libre Franklin Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
40 200

An variable interpretation and expansion of Morris Fuller Benton’s Franklin Gothic.

Tags: body text, sans, gothic, soft corners, woman-designed
Design:Pablo Impallari, Rodrigo Fuenzalida, Nhung Nguyen
Publisher:Impallari Type
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2016-11-10
Licensing:Open source