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Top Tips for using Chromatic Typefaces or Layered Fonts

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 We will only go into the …

Introducing Le Havre Layers

With this charming new layered typeface, the possibilities are as endless as your vision behind them. Accomplish the effect you searching for by layering these exceptional fonts and altering opacity and color for a unique custom appearance that yells "hello there!"



Play around a bit with the potential of Le Havre Layers. Build effects which include realistic 3D appearances reminiscent of the storefronts of old and adding centerlines, dotted centerlines, and shadow variations. Inspired by the affable appearance of vintage signage from the 1930s to the 1960s, Le Havre Layers spacing is altered from Le Havre Titling's to accommodate shadows and other options properly. With its generous width it sends a message of refinement and grace. The geometric and art deco curves are a beautiful addition to your work.




Mix an' match it together with the other members of the Le Havre Hyperfamily. There are many amazing design solutions for you to discover. See what you could build w…