The typeface Klötzchen (german word for blocks) is designed from 2020 for the font foundry Typo Graphic Design by Manuel Viergutz | Typo Graphic Design × Peter Eckartz | kleinholzTYPO as a political statement #climatejustice
The display font based on the original wood letter from Peter Eckartz (kleinholzTYPO). The technic is called Reifendreherei from the Erzgebirge. Craft Tools like Hobel and Fräsmaschine. The idea based from Gert Schaaf (Spielzeugproduzent in Wittlich, 1970s).
The font started from 41 wood letters (analog) and was finally digitalize and extended to 374 glyphs (digital).
Thanks to Alex Branczyk for the Klötzchen.
3 font-styles (Wood, Clean, Impact) + 1 icon-style with 374 glyphs (Adobe Latin 1) incl. 100+ decorative extras like icons, arrows, dingbats, emojis, symbols, geometric shapes (type the word #LOVE for ❤ or #SMILE for ☺ as OpenType-Feature dlig) and stylistic alternates (7 stylistic sets).
For use in logos, magazines, posters, advertisement plus as webfont for decorative headlines. The font works best for display size.
Have fun with this font & use the DEMO-FONT (with reduced glyph-set) FOR FREE!
■ Font Name: Klötzchen
■ Font Styles: 3 (Wood, Clean, Impact) + Icons + DEMO (with reduced glyph-set)
■ Font Category: Display for headline size
■ Font Format: .otf (Mac + Win, for Print) + .woff (for Web)
■ Glyph Set: 374 glyphs (Adobe Latin 1) incl. 100+ icons (decorative extras like arrows, dingbats, emojis, symbols)
■ Design Date: 2020
■ Type Designer: Peter Eckartz | kleinholzTYPO × Manuel Viergutz