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Squalo

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Designed by Juan Pablo De Gregorio, Squalo is a sans serif font family. This typeface has eighteen styles and was published by Letritas.

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An eighteen font family. This contains every font in the Squalo Family.

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Squalo Hair

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Squalo Hair Italic

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Squalo Thin

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Squalo Thin Italic

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Squalo Ultra Light

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Squalo Ultra Light Italic

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Squalo Light

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Squalo Light Italic

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Squalo Regular

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Squalo Italic

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Squalo Normal

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Squalo Normal Italic

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Squalo Semi Bold

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Squalo Semi Bold Italic

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Squalo Bold

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Squalo Bold Italic

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Squalo Black

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Squalo Black Italic

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Squalo, the genesis

The idea of this new project called Squalo bumped into my mind when when I was working up with excitement to my sketches, chasing for a strong typographical character, that for me has to be crystallized in a form which is always legible and functional.


The concept

The concept of Squalo raises from the observation of athlete’s bodies: you can notice that even if they are all thin, they all show at the same time strong, cut and chiselled figures. The sport they play molds and modify their bodies.

Just think, for instance, to a professional swimmer: during the competition every single muscle, tendon, tissue, cell is working to swim faster. Every single part is there to give strongness and speed like in a squalo (shark in italian).

Neither as an eel, nor as a mermaid, nor as a hake. Just like a shark.

If you take a quick look, you can notice that the width of the typeface is slightly more condensed than that one of a regular typography sans serif. This helped to strengthen the concept of stylized typography.

On the other hand, the tip ends of the characters A, V, W, Z, v, w, z, create a feeling of “tension”, reinforcing the concept of shark, danger, caution, as well agile movements. pure strength. I wanted to recall the exact moment of the kickstart in a 100 meters race: when the sprinter spreads all his powerful energy.

The italic version, starting from the former two typographical concepts (that is condensation and tension) emphasizes them. First of all, I compressed the characters 10 percent more, and slanted it 10 degrees to the right. With this movement I intended to convey the gorgeous feeling of tension in power and rapidity.

The typeface has 9 weights, from “hair” to “black”, and two versions, “regular” and “italic”.

There are 18 source files that contain small caps, unicase, tabular and oldstyle numbers, numerators and denominators, and much more.

Squalo is an ideal typeface that I recommend to use in marketing campaigns, in design of packaging, magazines, branding for tv programs, films, book texts, editorial, publications, logos, corporative projects, web texts, and graphic design in motion.

Foundry Letritas
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Fonts18
Price $30.00
Released2018
Favorited6
Style Sans Serif
Designer Juan Pablo de Gregorio
Licenses Desktop
Web Font
Ebook
Application