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    Using Simplon Mono as a basis, custom glyphs were created in order to emulate the sounds created by a stammerer through reading. The Swiss typefa… Read More
    Using Simplon Mono as a basis, custom glyphs were created in order to emulate the sounds created by a stammerer through reading. The Swiss typeface was used for its monospaced width, allowing for the appropriate elongations and repetitions of glyphs to be made. The type specimens that showcase Simplon Stammer are designed to show the altered glyphs off as much as possible. The use of a fold to create the elongated/repeated characters differentiates the specimen from any other. Its long form provides the perfect space for Simplon Stammer’s characters that for the most part are quite dragged out. Read Less
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Using Simplon Mono as a basis, custom glyphs were created in order to emulate the sounds created by a stammerer through reading. The Swiss typeface was used for its monospaced width, allowing for the appropriate elongations and repetitions of glyphs to be made.

The type specimens that showcase Simplon Stammer are designed to show the altered glyphs off as much as possible. The use of a fold to create the elongated/repeated characters differentiates the specimen from any other. Its long form provides the perfect space for Simplon Stammer’s characters that for the most part are quite dragged out.
The specimens also detail how Simplon Stammer is categorised by sound, and not by the Roman alphabet, into four distinct groups in accordance to linguistic theory: Plosives, Fricatives, Vowels & Nasals, and Approximants & Others. As stammering has an important vocal property, it is important to consider the letters as carriers of sound as opposed to purely their shape.