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Congenial Italic

10 fonts for

$79.00

Single styles from $19.00

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Designed by Laura Worthington, Congenial Italic is a sans serif font family. This typeface has ten styles and was published by Laura Worthington.

Congenial Italic

$79.00

A ten font family. This contains every font in the Congenial Italic Family.

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Light

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Medium

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Bold

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Heavy

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Black

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I wanted to design my own sans-serif typeface for my web site to complement the rest of my type library, so I designed Congenial as an understated, highly legible complement to my more decorative display faces. Of course, I’m never far from my calligraphic roots, so Congenial retains some hand-drawn elements, visible particularly in the heavier weights of this generous 10-face family: for example, the swelling diagonal stroke of the capital X, and the flared terminals of the K, L, Q, and Z. At lighter weights the strokes become almost monoline, but the humanist tendency is still evident — see the graceful, decidedly non-geometric curves of the k, e, and g.

As befits its name, Congenial is a friendly and inviting face with a generous x-height and highly differentiated characters. In fact, look closely and you won’t see a sharp, modernist edge anywhere. Like a perfect host, Congenial draws little attention to herself, yet she’s arranged everything for effortless comfort — so you can focus on communicating whatever you need to say.

Foundry Laura Worthington
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Fonts10
Price $19.00
Released2017
Favorited2
Style Sans Serif
Designer Laura Worthington
Licenses Desktop
Web Font
Ebook
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