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Size specific designs are (luckily) more popular and talked about than ever before. Users as well as type and software companies are discussing how the use of different design variants can be made easier and more intuitive, or best even automated, so that if you set the typeface in a certain font-size, the appropriate optical […]
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Multi-axes type families

There is an occasional confusion with extensive type families and the involved terminology. Basically a type family – a set of fonts with common design characteristic and features – can have multiple · weights (Light, Regular, Medium, Bold, Black etc.) · widths (Narrow, Compressed, Condensed, Normal, Wide etc.) · related designs (Sans, Serif, Slab, Mix, […]
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