Delvard Display

Design Concept

Delvard is a low-contrast, somewhat wider sans serif with multiple alternate capitals that are great for display purposes. Delvard draws from late nineteenth-century Art Nouveau posters, using the elevated crossbars, angled segments and sinuous curves associated with lettering of the period.

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Versions

Delvard type family comes in a low-contrast text version (Delvard), a narrower Delvard Condensed, a very heavy and very thin Delvard Display, with optically adjusted styles, and finally Delvard Gradient, with innovative OpenType features that allow setting gradient words. Combined, they offer complete typographic palette for editorial designers, and expressive graphics.

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Numerals

All weights of Delvard Display include four different kinds of numerals. Proportional Lining figures come as default figures in Delvard. It also, however, includes Old-style figures, Tabular numerals (both lining and OsF).

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Proportional Weights

Delvard Display comes with five optical weights, which form a proportional system that allows for varying type size while maintaining even stroke width. Try it directly in Delvard Weight Calculator. In this way Delvard enables subtle shifts in the hierarchy of information while remaining visually harmonious.

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Author

Delvard Display typeface family was published in 2010, designed by Nikola Djurek. In 2011, Nikola Djurek recieved the International Association of Art Critics Award for his font families Marlene, Delvard, Plan Grotesque.

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