Ligatures are typographic finesses for connoisseurs and occur where two or more graphemes are joined to a single glyph. They help preventing the gap between characters, which disturb the reading flow. For a long time ligatures have been reserved to old style fonts, but recently they are experiencing a revival also through sans serif typefaces. The font family Sintesi Sans is equipped with a large amount of ligatures, much more complete than the usual combinations between the minuscules “f” “I”, and “l”.
Sintesi Sans scores because of its readability, robustness and contemporary style. Its is a true Sans Serif and therefore really flexible, universally applicable especially as a body text font and in a broad number of other applications.
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New member of the Sintesi Superfamily.
Existing font Sintesi.
Sintesi diffears from the usual conformation of a Megafamily.
Strictly speaking are both Sintesi and the new release semiserif fonts.
Indeed the two sisters could not be different. While Sintesi unfolds its traditional character, its strong contrast and the perceptible feather-ductus the new release features robust and contemporary forms.
Which naming do you consider appropriate to describe this situation? Thanks for your vote and suggestions.
You would like to express tradition by using a contemporary font? Sintesi might be exactly what you are looking for.
Sintesi stands for synthesis: the unification of serif and sans-serif into a contemporary font, which surprises with different facets depending on its application.
In copy size Sintesi performs like a sans-serif. It is a compact and well readable font that fulfills all requirements of modern digital media.
In larger sizes, Sintesi unfolds its traditional character. Now, its strong contrast and the perceptible feather-ductus stand out clearly, as we appreciate it in a historical old style face.