Oswald
by Vernon Adams

Extra-Light 200

Light 300

Regular 400

Medium 500

Semi-Bold 600

Bold 700

Heavy 900

Description

Oswald, inspired by the ‘Alternate Gothic’ style of typefaces, is a condensed sans-serif, well-suited to headlines, especially when set in all caps. Originally designed by the late Vernon Adams, work on the typeface continues under several collaborators.

Designed by

Vernon Adams

Category

Display

No. of styles

7

Characters

Aa
Bb
Cc
Dd
Ee
Ff
Gg
Hh
Ii
Jj
Kk
Ll
Mm
Nn
Oo
Pp
Qq
Rr
Ss
Tt
Uu
Vv
Ww
Xx
Yy
Zz
Åå
Ææ
Çç
Éé
Øø
Ññ
Üü
Žž
1234567890
‘¿?’
“!”
- – —
(&)
[*]
{@}
€£¥$¢
:;,.
<>+÷×=

Words

Questography

Havana Plywood

qualification

Château d’Yquem

hamburgevontpids

Högertrafikomläggningen

difficult waffles

Headlines

Brawny gods just flocked up to quiz and vex him

200

Amazingly few discotheques provide jukeboxes

300

Why shouldn’t a quixotic Kazakh vampire jog barefoot?

400

Grumpy wizards make a toxic brew for the jovial queen

500

Jackie will budget for the most expensive zoology equipment

600

Monsieur Jack, vous dactylographiez bien mieux que votre ami Wolf

700

Jeg begynte å fortære en sandwich mens jeg kjørte taxi på vei til quiz

900

Uppercase Headlines

Brawny gods just flocked up to quiz and vex him

200

Amazingly few discotheques provide jukeboxes

300

Why shouldn’t a quixotic Kazakh vampire jog barefoot?

400

Grumpy wizards make a toxic brew for the jovial queen

500

Jackie will budget for the most expensive zoology equipment

600

Monsieur Jack, vous dactylographiez bien mieux que votre ami Wolf

700

Jeg begynte å fortære en sandwich mens jeg kjørte taxi på vei til quiz

900

Standard Ligatures

font-feature-settings: 'liga', 'clig';

ffi ffi
ffl ffl
fi fi
fl fl

Figures

1/2 3/4

Fractions: 'frac'

A123

Superscripts: 'sups'

Ordinals

font-feature-settings: 'ordn';

3a 3a
4o 4o

Special Characters and Symbols

&#9650;

&#9660;

&para;

§

&sect;

&dagger;

&Dagger;

Recommended Pairings for Oswald

The Coming of Age of
Quantum Biology

Life on
the Edge

Johnjoe McFadden
& Jim Al-Khalili

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