Beatnik Familia tipográfica


Diseñado por Alex Kaczun/1997
I was working at Bozell Worldwide, an advertising agency, on their yearly promotional pitch. An art director was looking for a condensed informal headline treatment to be used on one of the new ad campaigns. I took several different font designs and started to condense and scale the proportions in the hopes of finding several good solutions. They finally settled on a version of Times Roman, scaled horizontally to about 50 percent proportions. I liked the look so much that I later went back to the drawing board and refined the concept by adding slanted serifs and a varying alignment on all the letter forms giving the typeface a very casual and informal appearance. At about that time, I was reading a book by Jack Karouac, and was so inspired by his writings on the 'beat generation' that I decided to name the font 'Beatnik'. Afterwards, I added a set of true small capitals and old style figures. I'm currently working on additional weights and variations to expand this 'hip' new font series. Groovin' baby.

Beatnik Sm Cap

Beatnik


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Std / OT CFF

compatible con al menos

21 idiomas.















Detalles técnicos
Tipo de curvas OpenType:
CFF - PostScript-Outlines
Nombres técnicos de las fuentes:
Nombre del archivo: BeatnikSmCap.otf
Nombre del menú Windows: Beatnik Sm Cap
Nombre PostScript: BeatnikSmCap
Nombre PostScript completo: Beatnik Sm Cap
Número del catálogo:
167370458
Characters:
244
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These fonts support the Basic Latin character set. Each font is Unicode™ encoded, and available in d

Tag: Basic Latin

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