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I'm curious about type designers workflow in regards to complete type families that range from the extremes of Hairline/Thin to ExtraBold/Black, including italics.
The reason I ask is that I understand it comes down to individual preferences, but I'm wondering if there is a standard that carries over through everyones process.
I'm most comfortable starting with a 'Regular' weight and then moving towards either light or bold extremes and with FontLab Studios limitations using Multiple Masters it seems it would be best to develop either extreme first then generate instances in between.
I also understand that external tools such as Superpolator can help develop styles beyond the limitations of developing weights with FontLab Studio alone.
Examples of Superfamilies or Suites
Listed in alphabetical order
*Do these belong in this listing as we’ve defined Superfamily?