Orbikular — The New Designer’s Go-To Serif Font


We are extremely excited to announce the launch of Orbikular today on www.cotypefoundry.com

Orbikular is an instant classic in any designer’s toolkit. Residing in the space between a Transitional and a Scotch Roman, this typeface will feel instantly familiar to any reader.



The Typeface

With Orbikular, CoType Foundry created a functional serif family that can stand the test of time, whilst still feeling modern and unique. Each lettershape has been crafted with great attention to detail in order to ensure legibility at large and small sizes.

Some characteristics are the use of ball terminals, high x-height, vertical stress, and high contrast. It also includes alternate characters, old-style and tabular numerals, ligatures, as well as various symbols in order to allow the user to easily change the personality of the typeface. This makes Orbikular perfect for use in magazines, books, and branding projects

Type Specimen by Matt Willey

To help showcase the typeface, they teamed up with the king of editorial design Matt Willey from Pentagram to design an A3 type specimen which is available for free on all Orbikular Essential and Full Family purchases.

CoType is also offering free trials across the entire font library (including Orbikular) in three most popular weights: Light, Regular and Bold, allowing you to try before you buy.

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