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Variable fonts: What’s new in them for designers?

In this article we will tell you about variable fonts and what an interesting and useful, yet underrated instrument they are. We will also mention their disadvantages and nuances of working with them.

25 June, 2021

Font customization

It often happens that existing fonts do not correspond to the needs of a certain project. But font is not a static instrument that functions only the way it was created. To convey the company’s individual style, the font can and should be adapted and customized to one’s needs that may range from simple changes like diminishing the character composition to complex design changes in all glyphs.

26 May, 2021

TT Ricordi creation story

The TT Ricordi font family is a collection of three display heading antiquas designed to significantly diversify the traditional font palette. With that, all three fonts are close in thickness and similar in their character compositions and are featured in the uppercase set and the small capitals set, which replaces lowercase characters.

25 March, 2021

TT Autonomous creation story

Today we want to share with you the short story of the TT Autonomous font creation. We’ll tell you what inspired the designers and what types of fonts are included in the family.

17 February, 2021

Creation of TT Marxiana

TT Marxiana is a pre-revolutionary font reconstruction project. These fonts were used in the layout of the “Niva” (nee-vah, “Cultivated field”) magazine published by the A. F. Marx publishing house in Saint Petersburg. In our project we decided to focus on a very specific set of fonts that were used in preparation and printing of the “Niva” magazine in 1887 — Antiqua, Antiqua Italic, Grotesque, and the Elzevir.

24 August, 2020

Creation of TT Interphases

We decided to try to tell you about the creation of a complex font family TT Interphases at independent font foundry. We hope you enjoy our story and discover something interesting and new.

13 September, 2019