low-contrast


Low-contrast typefaces are those with little difference between the weight of the thick and thin strokes.

Books 1

Type specimen presented a typeface family Plotter by Nikola Djurek, with extensive essay by Thomas Maier and Florian Hardwig.

Articles 3

This article highlights some major steps in the historical development of lettering tools for drafting.
Essays · 15 January 2017 · English · 2500 words
Personal notes of the author on the design process and development of Echo and Charlie typefaces.
Typeface stories · 12 January 2015 · English · 1376 words
A brief look at Peter Bilak’s ‘synthetic’ approach to type design which examines both his earlier Eureka and more recent Fedra families.
Typeface stories · 1 December 2004 · English · 838 words

Blogs 15

Inspired by industrial signage, November Stencil gives a unique flavour to short texts and also provides surprising possibilities for colour typography and motion graphics.
13 November 2018
Introducing Gordian, a chiselled sans-serif typeface inspired by Roman inscriptional lettering
19 February 2018
Typotheque launches a new type design programme, a collection of contemporary text and display fonts for the Hebrew language.
23 October 2017
Plotter is a massive type family that explores the world of technical drawings and architectural plans
24 May 2017
Nara Sans is an energetic sans serif version of Typotheque’s Nara family, echoing the original concept of dynamic, upright cursives and slanted italics.
11 April 2017