STF_DIDUDE_(Regular)

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by Sed4tives
Cloned from STF_DIDUDE_(Condensed) by Sed4tives.

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DIDUDE (Regular) ― Contemporary Neo-classical "Didone" style serif
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The idea revolved around the basic concept for 'Didone'-style typefaces.
A genre characterized by modern unornamented standard letterforms, which was very popular for general-purpose printing during the 19th century. DIDUDE is by no means an attempt to embarge on a quest trying to deliver a conceptual overhaul of this genre. Its main goal was to achieve greater simplicity, without sacrificing that traditional neo-classical personality. Instead of leaning towards the typically more 'Humanist'-influenced style with distinct stroke modulations and proportional forms, geometry and symmetry were introduced to design this more simplified take on the traditional historical style. It has been crafted with a structural logic of its own.

"Less human, more geometry.." A fusion of geometry and neo-classical elements that blends the past with the present.
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Main distinctive features for DIDUDE (Regular) are:
Unbracketed serifs, vertical orientation of weight axes with a strong contrast between thick and thin strokes, slightly squarish-shaped round characters and its emphasized business-like nature. So the majority of important characteristics that distinguish the neo-classical style have been incorporated.
Certain features that were implemented into DIDUDE's design are somewhat setting it apart from most other, more traditional typefaces in this genre, and most notable is the more relaxed contrast ratio that was choosen for this particular project.
Further personalizing touches were made to stroke endings and curve geometry, providing slight 'calligraphy'-inspired decorative variation with occasional spurs, breaks, curved finials and plain monolinear terminals.
Topping it all off with an ever so gentle height deviation that sparks a subtle rhythm to any line of text. Last but not least, most of the optical clunkiness was addressed and either corrected or compensated.

There is a large character set that includes a little bit of everything:
Basic latin character set, latin-1 supplement set, stylistic ligatures and glyph alternatives, punctuation marks, lining and non-lining text figures, roman numerals, (Partial) Greek and Cyrillic, also numerous non-lingual technical, mathematical and decorative stuff was included.

Only partially kerning for now and this remains a WIP.

Nonetheless, I hope y'all like it so far..
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Here is a link to the other font style in this typeface family:
STF DIDUDE (Condensed)

Cheers

20 Comments

Comment by Sed4tives 1st march 2023
Comment by Sed4tives 1st march 2023
Comment by Sed4tives 1st march 2023
Comment by Sed4tives 1st march 2023
Comment by Sed4tives 1st march 2023
Comment by Sed4tives 1st march 2023
Comment by Sed4tives 1st march 2023
Comment by Sed4tives 1st march 2023

Very nice addition to the family! ? 10/10

Comment by elmoyenique 1st march 2023
Comment by Sed4tives 2nd march 2023

NICE!

Comment by John H. Isles (QXZ) 2nd march 2023
Comment by Sed4tives 2nd march 2023

I see you did lots of work on this one, but cyrillic is extremely ugly

Comment by Evgeny Revenko (okunkir) 2nd march 2023

@Evgeny: Thanks for your comment, I'm aware about the Cyrillic quality not being at the same level of the Latin alphabet. But it isn't complete either, and is still in dev stage ??

Comment by Sed4tives 2nd march 2023

Have refashioned the majority of the Cyrillic letters and still working the improvements, but I think I came a long way into the right direction compared to what it previously was.

Cheers

Comment by Sed4tives 2nd march 2023
Comment by Sed4tives 2nd march 2023

This is so tasteful, I feel like I need a new word to describe what I'm trying to say.

Fabulous.

Comment by George Arnold (bufb) 6th march 2023

And thanks for the g x-ray.

Comment by George Arnold (bufb) 6th march 2023

Full A-Z small caps included.

Comment by Sed4tives 7th march 2023
Comment by Sed4tives 7th march 2023

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