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Harriet continues the theme of two tone, stacked type testers, but it's just done *so* well! The type tester tools are shown on interaction with the editable content areas. The OpenType feature panel is particularly well done with examples shown in context to the controls.
Scroll through page after page of contextual examples in the specimen for Halyard from Darden Studio. This microsite really shows how this typeface could be put to use on a broad range of outputs.
Based on double-gothic typefaces used for impact printing, RT Dromo is a characterful sans serif, especially the heavy weights. The specimen mixes panels of illustrative and educational content.
A simple black and white specimen with stacked type testers with size controls.
A comprehensive interactive specimen from Or Type. This takes type testers to another level offering rudamentary layout software. Add multi-columns, images, and interact with any element of type. The specimen is arranged in vertical pages – prepopulated with different text types – with options to add further pages to create your own.
A glorious black and white specimen with enormous type, the GT Super specimen tells the story of the typeface before digging into detail. Almost all vertical panels revieal a typetester on colicking with an array of tightly constrained controls.