+ WebFont

Starting from $24.95
The Dutch De Stijl movement (1917-1931) sought to create an art which took abstraction to its logical extreme, as exhibited in the paintings of Piet Mondrian. Inspired by the movement's philosophy of pure form, P22's De Stijl set features three ...
P22 De Stijl Set P22 De Stijl Set P22 De Stijl Set P22 De Stijl Set P22 De Stijl Set P22 De Stijl Set
Foundry: P22 Type Foundry
The Dutch De Stijl movement (1917-1931) sought to create an art which took abstraction to its logical extreme, as exhibited in the paintings of Piet Mondrian. Inspired by the movement's philosophy of pure form, P22's De Stijl set features three rigid, balanced, and angular fonts and a set of geometric extras.

The four fonts in the De Stijl font set were inspired by the geometric art and typography of the Dutch De Stijl Movement, 1917-1931. "Regular," "Tall," and "Stencil" are letter forms reduced to their simplest angular components. The Philosophy of the De Stijl called for a purity of form which reduced all graphic elements to their most basic components. With this limitation of subject matter, artwork would be viewed solely for its compositional value.

"Extras" is set of "dingbats" originally created as a proposed set of pictorial symbols for city landmark identification.The Artists of the De Stijl: Piet Mondrian, Bart Van Der Leck, Theo Van Doesburg, Karl Peter Roehl, and others, sought to create an art which took abstraction to its ultimate end. Along with the Constructivists, the Dadaists, and the Bauhaus, the De Stijl strived to liberate art from the confines of the past and integrate art more fully with everyday life. Much of the work done by these groups in the early 20th Century has become the basis for a large portion of current design work.

Technical Notes: These fonts are intended to be used as headline fonts. They are best viewed at large point sizes and generally not suited as a body text. The strict angular nature of these fonts limits their ease of readability. "Regular" and "Tall" each have approximately 200 characters to accommodate several foreign languages.

Upper and lower case letters are identical with the exception of the "Stencil" font which offers an alternative A, V, and W in the lower case positions. This option is offered due to the 45 degree angles, which do not align well in programs where kerning is not recognized (such as most word processing programs).

These font sets were created by Richard Kegler and Michael Want of P22 type foundry.
Once this item has been added to your cart, you can update the quantity of the option(s) you selected.
File Format: Fonts are available for Macintosh, Windows or as WebFonts. Available formats are listed in the Buying Options tab above.
Related
Behrensmeyer Vigesimals
SALE!
Behrensmeyer Vigesimals
YWFT Caliper
YWFT Caliper
YWFT Bitwood
YWFT Bitwood
Isosibilia
Isosibilia
War
War
Flat10 Arts & Crafts
SALE!
Flat10 Arts   Crafts
Zyncho
SALE!
Zyncho
YWFT Bit
YWFT Bit
Flat10 Holly
SALE!
Flat10 Holly
Terminus
Terminus
Flat20 Headline
SALE!
Flat20 Headline
Flat10 Holy
SALE!
Flat10 Holy
YWFT DesignGraphik
YWFT DesignGraphik
Citymap Rounded
Citymap Rounded
Flat10 ArtDeco
SALE!
Flat10 ArtDeco
YWFT Reversion
YWFT Reversion
YWFT Maetl
YWFT Maetl
YWFT LED
YWFT LED
YWFT Service
YWFT Service
Love Bytes
Love Bytes
Vektori
Vektori
YWFT OverCross
YWFT OverCross
FontForum Supernormale
FontForum Supernormale
Cachiyuyo
Cachiyuyo
Need Help?