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This specimen from Feliciano Type for Rotep is a templated but effective specimen. Simple, with stacked type testers for every weight, it provides some much needed clarity for the user.

Published on 16 Sep 2020


A 'specimen of a glittering multifaceted gemstone font', the specimen is stacked images of example settings and contextual designs. What is notable is the striking colourways, and illustrations outlining this unique typeface's features.

Published on 15 Sep 2020

Universal Sans

This is a bit special. Part specimen, part font-building tool kit, part education. The specimen for Universal Sans walks the user through the creation of a variant of Universal Sans based on a user's preferences of weight, terminals, alternates, numerals etc. Then, the user is provided with options to buy the version they just specified.

Published on 14 Sep 2020

Pacaembú ⚽️

Opening with a full screen type tester, Pacaembú provides the most important tools to the user up front and centre. But the really interesting parts of this specimen follow it. So much interesting design - animations, illustrations, example and example of Pacaembú in use. Fantastic, bold design.

Published on 12 Sep 2020


Big, bold glyphs coupled with stark black and white illustrations, the specimen for Heymland features many vertically stacked specimen glyphs.

Published on 10 Sep 2020


An interesting variable italic on type.today. The specimen for Spektra follows the same minimal design as all of type.today's specimens, but don't let that fool you into thinking they aren't effective. Simple, paired back type testers give the user exactly what they need to evaluate the typeface.

Published on 09 Sep 2020