Linotype launches new type system Generis
Linotype has released a new type system called Generis. Inspired by the simplicity of American gothic types, Generis consist of four distinct styles that share a uniform skeleton – allowing the styles to merge to creating new combinations, while retaining the original layout." />
Linotype has released a new type system called Generis. Inspired by the simplicity of American gothic types, Generis consist of four distinct styles that share a uniform skeleton – allowing the styles to merge to creating new combinations, while retaining the original layout.
The 'generic' style of the letters ensure a simplicity that is highly legible.
The four basic Generis styles are "Serif", which has a touch of traditional elegance; "Slab", with a more stable and technical look; the pared-down, clear American Gothic "Sans" and the invigoratingly contemporary and minimalistic "Simple", which is basically a sans serif with no hint of serifs at all. The underlying character of Generis spans across all four styles creating the impression of one cohesive alphabet with interchanging facets.
Thanks to the system's varying range of weights, elements can be combined to diversify, or enhance and highlight blocks of text or headlines. Each style is available in at least four different weights – light, regular, medium and bold. Additional weights, special caps, old style figures and italics round out the system, where design applications are most likely to be needed. Accented characters enable the implementation of 48 different Latin-based languages. All styles retain uniformly regulated proportions and, therefore, can be switched and interchanged without shifting the body of the text.
The inspiration for Generis designer Erik Faulhaber came from seeing different typefaces mixed together in business districts in the US. He envisioned a new type system with interrelated forms reduced to their essence. Therefore, the narrow width of the letters in Generis allows for more text to fit into a space. Elimination of descenders on capitals also permits closer spacing. Clear shapes and large interior counter-forms help achieve a greater readability.
The numbers have unmistakable forms and the mathematical symbols, with their systematic, numeric character width, help ensure error free recognition, simplifying typesetting of tables.
The Generis styles and their varying weights can be purchased either as a package or individually,
- ·"David Bowie is turning us all into voyeurs" button
- ·Top 100 Fonts.com Web Fonts for May 2016
- ·Cher Got Sued For Font!
- ·Antropofagia. Palimpsesto Selvagem
- ·London Underground's iconic Johnston Sans typeface
- ·Why Apple Abandoned the World's Most Beloved Typeface?
- ·Ad for Hello Dummy! by Don Rickles
- ·XUID Arrays: One Less Thing To Worry About
- ·Brother Moto Flat-Trackin' Tee
- ·How to sell your typefaces
游客's review on Article 超强视觉冲击-3D字体设计作品超强视觉冲击
游客's review on Article 20个出色的艺术字体设计作品欣赏优秀作品展
游客's review on Article 全球第一家手书数字化平台-在线书写毛笔字生成TTF字体给你全世界智慧
馬塞客's review on Article 字体疑问？1.可能是版权问题故意的。（体验版） 2、可能是字库制作时疏忽bug。
游客's review on Article 自己动手用FontCreator修改字体简单教程因为这是日本的字体，所以缺字很正常，字型的编排也是按照日本教育部标准做的。
游客's review on Article 设计师常用字体库和排版参考请问有打包好的吗？给我一个谢谢