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a charming Korean gentleman called me, because he
wanted a sans serif font "very thin". I designed
what I thought he wanted, but he kept asking for
thinner. Here is one of the very final copies. I
gathered that what he was doeing was very, very
fine marking on textile. More recently, the topic
of fonts so thin that they could not be
photocopied at small size was raised. I think ike1
would be a good candidate. A size small enough
that stroke width is well under what most printers
understand, and only typesetting (press would
probably print it correctly).
I had to
display a comparison with one of my current sans
serif font, Parlante, to see the drastic
difference of aspect. For technical reasons
pertaning to the pityfyl resolution of screen , I
did not even atempt small print.
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typefaces are hinted and kerned, and suited for
any kind of printing work. They have been used by
famous European printers to set text, using
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small print controversy
can be used for rather convoluted legalese blocks of
text at the bottom of insurance contracts, and often
would require a pair of strong binoculars to be
legible at point five. Some designers went as far as
raise a problem of ethics for font designers who
would dare venturing into ultra-thin.
of fonts, we do not condone the use of our tools for
questionnable business practices, but must point out
that like any technological object, fonts can be
used to create art, as well as other things. To
write honest books and articles, or to concoct the
most outrageous half-truths, inuendos, or even
blatant lies. Don't blame the pencil, could we
classical fonts are used to set Shakespare or Marcel
Proust, and are in fact more often used to promote
vulgar make up, cheap perfume, altogether tasteless
or uninteresting things. If you decide to print
questionnable legalese at the bottom of your
contracts, or barely readable warning on boxes of
dangerous products, please consider that you,
yourself, could be the victim of such practices.
lighter note, ultra-thin typefaces have many other
uses, pertaining to art such as creating repetitive
motives, or giant letters, such as neon signs.
will also appreciate the very thin construction of
this face to cut plastic with, as single stroke
formats (such as Adobe Type 3) have now disapeared
and pose problem to pilot plastic cutters.
of ten thin and ultra-thin fonts
that can be used to prevent
copy, or set small print blocks
only instant download
to the Sans serif
Ike 10 is close in weight, but still
lighter than regular Halotique, our popular sans-serif
Here is an example of Ike
thin 1 at size 450, paradoxically, this gives a good
idea of the stroke size when this is used as size 7 or
so... You may as well step back from the screen until
the size is small enough on the examples above.
The problem in
representing small text on the screen, is that
pixels are so large, they are indeed quite far
from what a good press can do. An
approximation of the result would be to print
this, and step back until the size of the
character corresponds to what is desired.
enough, such very thin stroke width is more
appropriate for very large signs than most
standard fonts. Ike can be used to design neon
signs, for instance, almosts from direct
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