OBO Classic Font

OBO Classic Serif Font is a modern high contrast serif typeface. Every character is mapped on a 1×1 ratio which allows for horizontal and vertical settings alike. Or mixed, like crosswords.

OBO Classic is a display interpretation of a traditional Old-style Serif. The “distortion” which maps each character to a square creates unusual proportions to what we are used to from classic serif typefaces. The result is a monospaced font. While each individual letter feels conventional on its own, when brought together in words the result feels contemporary. Thanks to the square base vertical and horizontal – and mixed – settings are possible and easy to apply. There are a few exceptions for certain punctuation and special characters that are half the width for better spacing; and the word space’s width can easily be adjusted through OpenType stylistic sets. Talking about spacing, for strictly horizontal typesetting there is the option to turn on kerning for a number of characters to create a cleaner texture across words and phrases.

OBO Classic is best set in large sizes and is most comfortable in editorial and display settings. A series of icons complete the character set. A selection comes as pixel graphics which adds further contrast to the traditional legacy of the typeface.

Thanks very much to Juri Zaech. OBO Classic Serif Font just personal use only, if you need for commercial use and full version please download in here.


: Nov 21, 2022
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