Satellite PT font family


Designed by Christopher Risdon

About Satellite PT font family

Satellite PT started out as an experiment. Wanting to explore the geometry of using angles instead of curves, I started sketching out the face using grid paper. I had seen similar fonts that tended to be completely symmetrical. My exploration tended to include what I humorously call ‘faux humanist’ elements, such as asymmetrical bowls, tapers and 'flare-serifs' (for lack of a better word) for select terminals. The result was a quirky and interesting face at display sizes. However, at small sizes, as ink bleed starts to take over, the angles disappear in favor of the overall forms (rounded bowls, etc.) and the 'faux-humanist' effects start to mimic modulation found in more traditional, modulated text faces. While it is hardly a true text face, the result is surprising legibility at text sizes.

Satellite PT

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Satellite PT

3 Typefaces



world-map map

Std / OT CFF

supports at least

21 languages.

Satellite PT Thin -  2 variants
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Satellite PT Regular -  2 variants
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Satellite PT Bold -  2 variants
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