OpenType Features

OT features shown in the image above are available in the font.
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Characterset & Language support

Supported Languages:
Albanian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, Flemish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Scottish Gaelic, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Swissgerman, Tagalog

Supported Character Set Tables:
Unicode Basic Latin, Latin-1 Supplement


 Design Information


Designer: Philippe Apeloig, www.apeloig.com
Development: Nouvelle Noire
Year: 2013

The font “Aleph” is drawn from a basic calligraphic system influenced by Roger Excoffon’s “Banco”, designed in 1952. Based on a hand gesture, the disjointed lines recall the tracing of a broad nib pen. The letters, composed of vertical strokes and slight curves, are never fully closed, as if halted mid-stroke. The minimally constructed font has both spontaneity and strength.
Aleph has a sharp, modern look, contrasting with the Old World aspect of calligraphy. It relies on expressive details to create nuance.


 In use samples


© Philippe Apeloig




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