Village

Regular

A2-Type / Regular

A geometric sans! with its basic structure inspired by some of our favourite hot metal fonts: Memphis, Karnak, Stymie, Scarab and Paul Renner’s Futura — Regular started as a slab serif font in late 2011, however I soon realised that it wasn’t going to bring anything particularly new to the faces already available on the market so my design was placed in a drawer.

Reference material: Futura, founders type specimen
Reference material: the unusual 'g' in Stymie

A couple of months passed and on a visit to Antwerp, I was reminded of the distinct lowercase g featured in some of the aforementioned typefaces. High up on a wall was a shadow of a past sign, but a sans version! This interesting discovery inspired me to go back to the font and my early ideas and basically work the slab serif font that I had already started into a sans! Regular is in many ways a revival but it is also a font that has contemporary references and key words like Rational, Readable, Refined, Relevant, Reliable and Responsive were on the check-list during my design process.

Reference material: A building sign in Antwerp

The carefully crafted range of weights — Light, Regular, Medium, Semibold, Bold, Extrabold & Black — is ideal for books and magazines and it also lends itself very nicely to screen based projects. The family of fonts incorporates true Italics for each weight. giving a distinct look when set in running text.

Regular suggest a Modernist approach to design — but is open for interpretation.

REGULAR STYLES

Regular is available in seven feature-rich weights in Roman and Italic with built-in small caps.

Version History

V1.0—Initial release version; 2013.01

Formats

Standard licensing: OTF (CFF-flavored OpenType)
Web font licensing: WOFF, EOT & SVG
Dynamic embedding licensing: OTF (CFF-flavored OpenType)
Other formats available upon request.

Typer / Regular

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