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Essay

Born from the black weight type set on classical books in the mid 20th century. Additional inspiration from Herb Lubalin. The fine wisp like details come from an athletic inspiration. The main structure is unmodified and honours traditional typographic design. Designed as a display type for larger applications & supported by a finer detailed serif typeface. Essay comes in 8 styles. Designed as a display type for larger applications & supported by a finer detailed serif typeface.

  • 8 styles (Normal, Display, Poster, Poster Heavy & Oblique)
  • 250+ Glyphs per style
  • Numbers & punctuation marks
  • Latin accents
  • OTF files
  • Designed by Jose A. Garrido
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Designed by Jose A. Garrido

Jose is a spanish designer & illustrator based in London, UK. Specialising in branding, typography, illustration & packaging design. He is a passionate and motivated young designer who has had the pleasure of working with amazing clients and learning from each project.

Essay Display

Essay Display

Essay Display Oblique

Essay Display Oblique

Essay Normal

Essay Normal

Essay Normal Oblique

Essay Normal Oblique

Essay Poster

Essay Poster

Essay Poster Heavy

Essay Poster Heavy

Essay Poster Heavy Oblique

Essay Poster Heavy Oblique

Essay Poster Oblique

Essay Poster Oblique

Supported languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Asu, Basque, Bemba, Bena, Bosnian, Catalan, Chiga, Congo Swahili, Cornish, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Embu, English, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Fulah, Galician, Ganda, Gusii, Hungarian, Igbo, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Jola-Fonyi, Kabuverdianu, Kalenjin, Kamba, Kikuyu, Kinyarwanda, Koyra Chiini, Koyraboro Senni, Langi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luo, Luyia, Machame, Makhuwa-Meetto, Makonde, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Manx, Meru, Morisyen, North Ndebele, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Nyankole, Oromo, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Romansh, Rombo, Rundi, Rwa, Samburu, Sango, Sangu, Sena, Shambala, Shona, Slovenian, Soga, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Swiss German, Taita, Tasawaq, Teso, Turkish, Vietnamese, Vunjo, Welsh, Zarma, Zulu

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Full Family (8 fonts) - Student/Nonprofit License $9.99 USD
Full Family (8 fonts) Desktop License $19.99 USD

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