Re: [NTG-context] OT: looking for a soviet font

2014-04-18 Thread Henning Hraban Ramm
Am 2014-04-18 um 01:42 schrieb Joshua Krämer joshua.krae...@gmail.com: On 2014-04-16, 9:45, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: I don’t think Baltica is very legible, even if it fits the style. It is based on Candida, which I find quite legible especially in small texts for German. It is for

Re: [NTG-context] OT: looking for a soviet font

2014-04-17 Thread Joshua Krämer
On 2014-04-16, 9:45, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: I don’t think Baltica is very legible, even if it fits the style. It is based on Candida, which I find quite legible especially in small texts for German. It is for example used by the German Magazine Focus, you can see an example here (from

Re: [NTG-context] OT: looking for a soviet font

2014-04-16 Thread Henning Hraban Ramm
Am 2014-04-16 um 10:22 schrieb Henning Hraban Ramm te...@fiee.net: Am 2014-04-16 um 09:45 schrieb Henning Hraban Ramm te...@fiee.net: Unfortunately Ladoga and Quant lack the Kyrgyz and Kasakh glyphs that I need. That’s wrong - I looked only at the preview picture at Paratype’s. Myfonts

Re: [NTG-context] OT: looking for a soviet font

2014-04-15 Thread Joshua Krämer
On 2014-04-15, 11:37, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: for a new project I’m looking for a body font that fits Soviet Modernism. I’d like to have OpenType, high typographical quality, good readability as body text, latin and cyrillic glyphs. Free would be great, but I’d also buy. The most used

Re: [NTG-context] OT: looking for a soviet font

2014-04-15 Thread Arthur Reutenauer
I personally associate Soviet modernism very strongly with sans serif fonts. And in fact, to Joshua's excellent advice: Generally, I suggest to search through the ParaType offerings. They have many nice typefaces, which are not expensive. The new font they advertise on their home page,

Re: [NTG-context] OT: looking for a soviet font

2014-04-15 Thread Henning Hraban Ramm
Am 2014-04-15 um 23:15 schrieb Joshua Krämer joshua.krae...@gmail.com: The most used Soviet typeface is Literaturnaya. You can find it here for example: http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/paratype/literaturnaya/ There is also a free digital version available. (I think you can find it on the

Re: [NTG-context] OT: looking for a soviet font

2014-04-15 Thread Henning Hraban Ramm
Am 2014-04-16 um 09:45 schrieb Henning Hraban Ramm te...@fiee.net: Unfortunately Ladoga and Quant lack the Kyrgyz and Kasakh glyphs that I need. That’s wrong - I looked only at the preview picture at Paratype’s. Myfonts shows the whole impressing glyph range:

[NTG-context] OT: looking for a soviet font

2014-04-14 Thread Henning Hraban Ramm
Hi typographibians, for a new project I’m looking for a body font that fits Soviet Modernism. I’d like to have OpenType, high typographical quality, good readability as body text, latin and cyrillic glyphs. Free would be great, but I’d also buy. Do you have a hint for me? Greetlings, Hraban