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Tiina and Monopol

Let’s take a look today at Valentin Brustaux’s Tiina with Tomas Brousil’s Monopol.
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Tiina is a sturdy, contemporary serif face, drawn from no specific tradition or family line. Its low contrast and generous fit serve to keep the face both approachable and firmly affixed to the page. As a block of text, Tiina holds together exceptionally well.
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Monopol exists solely as an extra compressed, or skyline sans in a range of weights from very thin to as heavy as heavy goes. Its construction is that of the draftsman-inspired alphabets of the early to mid-twentieth century, with several well-considered exceptions in form and fit. Depending on final size, you may need to track Monopol open some. Together, Tiina and Monopol form a fine working relationship, each offering more than sufficient ground to allow its companion’s distinguishing characteristics take the role as the figure.

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Great Pairs land here each Wednesday. This great pair was originally published July 31, 2013.

OurType Wedding Month Promotion

OurType is running their own set of great pairs this month, with half-off promotional pricing for a different pair each week. This week, get Corbeau & Tiina at 50% off. As always with OurType fonts, each package comes with webfonts included.

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- Corbeau & Tiina -

promo_week2 parru parry_grotesque

- Parry & Parry Grotesque -

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- Edward & Fayon -

promo_week4 meret stan

- Meret & Stan/Stan Plus -

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