Basil 2017-04-26T21:06:28+00:00

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A mix between tradition and innovation, Basil is a unique humanist slab serif well suitable for broad range of design projects – editorial, logotype, poster, etc. With its tall x-height and generous internal spaces, the type family was especially designed with legibility in mind and is well suitable for body text at small sizes. In the same time Basil is equally able as titling and headline font due to numerous distinctive visual features that shape its attractive appearance. A true workhorse, packed with lots of OpenType features and full multilingual support, the type family consisting of six weights, with Regular available for free!

Basil type family received Special Mention in Cyrillic text Typeface category at 7th International Type Design Competition for non-Latin typefaces – Granshan 2014. It also was exhibited at New Bulgarian Typography exhibition part of Sofia Design week 2013 and then took part in several travelling exhibitions.

Features

  • 6 weights

  • 700+ Glyphs

  • 80+ Supported languages

  • OpenType features:

    • Standard + extended ligatures
    • Small capitals
    • Proportional and tabular Lining + Oldstyle figures
    • Subscript and Superscript figures + Scientific inferiors
    • Smart Fractions
    • Historical forms
    • Partial localized forms (Romanian/Turkish)

Live Font Tester

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Please note that only a handful of selected styles is available on the live font tester. For more styles and options, please head to the font marketplaces listed below.

Availability

Pricing

Singles

$1995(per 1 SKU)
  • Single typeface style
  • 1 Font

Complete Family

$6995(per 1 SKU)
  • All 6 weights
  • 6 Fonts