Airam™ font family


Designed by Maria Martina Schmitt in 2002
Airam blends contemporary legibility with historic blackletter forms, creating a contemporary text face that speaks to the old European past. The term blackletter refers to a style of typefaces that evolved out of Northern Europe's medieval manuscript tradition. Often called gothic, or Old English, these letters are identified by the traces of the wide-nib pen stroke within their forms. Typefaces designed in this style normally exhibit a drastic thick-thin stroke contrast. They tend to be set a bit narrow, leaving the appearance of a black tone across the page. The strokes of these letterforms also appear quite broken" in nature (indeed, the German term for blackletter - gebrochene Schriften - literally means broken letters).
To fit the bill, when set on a page, Airam certainly appears darker than most other contemporary text faces. Airam's letterforms are slightly broken, too. They display angled joints in lieu of smooth curves. This "broken" aspect actually aids legibility at smaller point sizes. While Airam may not be suitable for setting whole books or newspapers, this font will add a splendid touch to short tracts of small text. Additionally, Airam looks superb in large headlines.
Airam was designed in 2002 by the Austrian designer Maria Martina Schmidt, and is included in the Take Type 5 collection from Linotype GmbH."

Airam Regular

Airam
world-map Std map

Std / OT CFF

supports at least

21 languages.















Technical details
Digital data from:
OpenType outline flavour:
CFF - PostScript-Outlines
Technical font names:
File name: AiramLTStd.otf
Windows menu name: Airam LT Std
PostScript name: AiramLTStd
PostScript full name: Airam LT Std
Catalog number:
36741281
Characters:
250
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Languages

These fonts support the Basic Latin character set. Each font is Unicode™ encoded, and available in d

Tag: Basic Latin

Function: These fonts support the Basic Latin character set. Each font is Unicode™ encoded, and available in different formats. Please review the product information for each font to ensure it will meet your requirements.