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Aptly

Aptly Full family

Includes: Aptly Light, Aptly Light Italic, Aptly Regular, Aptly Italic, Aptly Medium, Aptly Medium Italic, Aptly Bold, Aptly Bold Italic, Aptly Extra Bold, Aptly Black, Aptly College, Aptly Rough, Aptly Rust, Aptly Medium Shadow

Aptly Basic

Includes: Aptly Regular, Aptly Italic, Aptly Bold, Aptly Bold Italic

About Aptly
A liminal work, Aptly addresses the condition in which humanity may be expressed under the normalizing constraints of technocratic systems. To this end, Aptly’s design space is posited as an array of severe constraints which demand an aesthetic resolution. The resolving concept is “Geo-Soft”, characters being constructed from arcs of circle connected by orthogonal straight lines, with few diagonals and nary a sharp corner—as if words are being routed by a bit of fixed dimension. The effect has an engaging tension, with soft edges offsetting rigorous structure, as if words are simultaneously melting and compiling. Working this conceptual template, Aptly fashions a cool, elemental repose.
Designed by
Nick Shinn
Current release
Dec 30, 2020
Initial release
Dec 30, 2020
Script(s)
Latin
Language support
Western Europe,Central/Eastern Europe,Baltic,Turkish,Romanian
Features
Discretionary Ligatures, Tabular Figures
Font formats
.OTF
Individual weights & styles (14 fonts)
Light, Light Italic, Regular, Italic, Medium, Medium Italic, Bold, Bold Italic, Extra Bold, Black, College, Rough, Rust, Medium Shadow
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