Add to Collection
About

About

Jakob Runge began work on FF Franziska in 2012 as part of a master’s thesis at Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design. The face owes its page … Read More
Jakob Runge began work on FF Franziska in 2012 as part of a master’s thesis at Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design. The face owes its page presence and versatile range of reproducibility in large part to its initial guiding principle: that it take on both the characteristics of a Renaissance Roman or Antiqua, and the much more static classical slab model. The result is a robust, open and approachable design, well suited to editorial and news work. (There’s more on FF Franziska’s success on newsprint below.) In addition to its subtle shifts in axis, the face’s calligraphic italic serves to humanize and add interest to the compositions that bear it. FF Franziska is finely tuned for text work in its middle weights, while the extreme ends make setting display copy a pleasure. Read Less
Published:
 
 
 
 
Check out Jakob Runge’s detailed insights into the making-of FF Franziska on fffranziska.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Numerals
 
 
 
 
 
Arrows, geometric shapes and dingbats
 
 
 
 
 
In-Use samples
 
 
 
 
 
Bünder Tagblatt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
rhizom Magazine
 
 
 
About Jakob Runge
 
 
Purchase FF Franziska on FontFont