Typographic Countdown — 12 Days ’til the New Year

T has held onto its sound through the years. In early Semitic alphabets such as the Phoenicians’, taw was the final letter of the alphabet, it meant mark, and it looked like a plus sign or x.

In FF Quadraat by Fred Smeijers, lowercase t’s crossbar softens prior to terminating, perhaps to avoid undue attention on the page.

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