The elegant Grenale brings a new look to the classic didone. This shimmering sans-serif family with its mild deco shades alters the typical serifs and terminals of the classic style to form a gracefully eye-catching, high-contrast font.
While high-contrast, sans serif forms tend to disappear in the copy, Grenale’s meticulously designed features exhibit proper balance in the spacing and in the thorough improvements of its contours. The rigorous consideration given these details leaves a delicate typeface that doesn’t get washed out in certain applications. Its pure, polished, geometric structure has a glamorous sensitivity, drawing heavily from the inspiration of the haute couture influence.
Grenale’s thin weights are simple but vibrant--elegant forms that naturally lend themselves to high fashion journals, high-end branding, and other five star applications. With added energy and power, the thicker weights with their ink traps and optical compensation intensify the gravitas for a state…
Using Layered or Chromatic Type
Have you seen those fancy new layered type styles that all the cool kids are using? Ever wonder how to use them most efficiently? Layered type is great when you want to set headlines in a application that screams for attention. It's fantastic when you want a retro or vintage feel or just want to add some depth and dimension to your work.
A Bit of History
If you will forgive the pun, layered type is a multifaceted contemporary trend in type design. Layered type finds it's origins in woodtype, which came to the fore in the mid 1800s. Another implementation came in the time of Letraset. In the present day, we stack layers of type in a digital program and output the results, but in the past there was great deal of trial and error and less versatility. Some of the challenges of designing layered type, such as registration, are now mostly the domain of the designer of the layered type family.
Tips On How To Use Layered Type
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The retro-inspired design of Aviano Copper echos the bold style of America’s Gilded Age. Inspired by the copper-inscribed intaglio printing designs of the early 20th century, the powerful, wide character shape of this font walks softly across your page while carrying a big stick. To create the right balance, small wedge serifs were added onto Aviano Sans, giving you a sophisticated style that looks and acts like it belongs nowhere short of Boardwalk.
Developed to a new level of excellence, this design offers a wide range of weights from thin to black. There's full multilingual support of all Latin-based languages and five stylistic sets, swash designs, and 1000 glyphs per weight, including some unique ligatures. Number options include old style figures, tabular figures, and superscripts. Unique median spur alternates, swashes, and ligatures will help you customize every single design.
The feel of last century’s personal and business correspondence is waiting for you in this member …