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Kapitol Font Specimen
Formist Foundry

$12.50 USD


Special printed edition of a Formist Foundry font specimen

This edition documents the Formist Kapitol typeface in technical detail. Beautifully printed on grey Colorplan paper, the booklet includes character sets, expressive sample settings and enticing glyph enlargements. A must for type fans and professional designers. 

Kapitol is a sans serif type family drawn from the memory of Chicago (1984). Kapitol expands on Chicago’s initial single weight, complementing it with more traditionally legible forms, while retaining the original unique contrast and feel. The family utilises robust geometry to create a practical and diverse set of types that can be used equally well for text and display purposes. The first drawings for Kapitol began in pure gridded geometry and were then evolved to also utilise more balanced and organic forms. Unlike its inspirational source, where necessary Kapitol discards the grid and utilises letterforms that have strong connections to the history of grotesque typefaces.

The Kapitol font is available to purchase at Formist Foundry.

44 Pages
210 × 297 mm
Design: Formist
2023 FE032

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