Berlingske Slab 18 styles
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Berlingske Slab is characterized by the heavy serifs providing it with a more robust expression than a normal serif without losing any of the elegance. The hairlines have been thickened and proportioned for a balanced look, while the serifs are attached directly to the stroke and are similar in weight to the horizontal strokes of the letters. It has a broad use ranging from an elegant thin to an expressive poster and it is very usable for both body text and display. The typeface Berlingske, originally designed by Playtype in 2010 for the Danish daily Berlingske – Denmark’s oldest newspaper, dates back 265 years. The design is carefully balanced to deliver significant modernization while paying homage to a unique heritage. After four years of further development with extended styles, language and weights, Berlingske today represents a wide ranged family that delivers freedom to play around and give any section or subject area a specific tonality without sacrificing consistency. The resulting font family, Berlingske, comes in more 229 weights and contains almost half a million different glyphs. Berlingske is eminently readable and strikingly easy to navigate in while rich in identity and immediately recognizable. It is a distinct newspaper typography, where the difference in height between capitals and minuscule has to be significant in order for the text to be immediately decodable. The typeface embraces a wide range of section and subject area from news, fashion, art, politics, economic, society, culture, sport, lifestyle, spanning from newscasting, captures, headlines to lifestyle reporting.
Foundry Playtype
Designers Jonas Hecksher
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