Bricolage Grotesque Launches to the Public


We’re at all times looking out for brand new fonts, and Bricolage Grotesque actually caught our consideration.

Mathieu Triay, the typeface’s designer, describes it as a variable font with French angle and British Mannerisms’, and we will see why. Stylistically, the font lies on the intersection between playfulness and practicality. It could simply be the perfect font for designers trying so as to add a sprint of creativity to their work with out compromising readability.

Mathieu drew inspiration for the design from an eclectic assortment of historic sources. Bricolage Grotesque goals to replicate what it feels prefer to journey internationally and rebuild your life in a foreign country. To Mathieu, the font is a mix of the normal and fashionable — traversing the emotional historical past of his household, from his grandfather’s journey throughout the Mediterranean to his personal experiences as a Frenchman dwelling in England.

Bricolage Grotesque started as a fork of Jérémy Landes’ Mayenne Sans, a single-weight font that was, till just lately, open supply. Mathieu then took inspiration from a combination of historic French and British types, together with Roger Excoffon’s Vintage Olive and Stephenson Blake’s iconic early 20th-century Grotesque sequence.

The result’s an clever amalgamation of a number of stylistic influences. Bricolage Grotesque retains the massive apertures, full of life curves, and whimsicality of Mayenne Sans whereas embracing the daring, compressed wonkiness of the Grotesque font household. Parts from Vintage Olive tie the typeface collectively, providing uniformity to what might in any other case be too untamed for on a regular basis use.

In Mathieu’s personal phrases, his type embraces restrained quirkiness’. The font is expressive however by no means strays too far into novelty or over-indulgence. Bricolage Grotesque is concurrently uniquely artistic and completely suited to lengthy sections of textual content — a uncommon factor, for positive, and one we’re sure will make it a favourite amongst designers in search of new methods to diversify their work. You possibly can strive the font out in your subsequent venture totally free by visiting the Bricolage Grotesque web site.

Robert Reeve

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