Ballinger Sans Font Family

Ballinger Sans Font Family

Ballinger began life as a single-weight proprietary typeface called baasic, designed for Dublin-based design office aad. baasic was intended as a plain, hardworking grotesque: a simple tool for clear communication. We’ve developed it into a fully-featured eight-weight family with matching italics. Sources include early 20th century jobbing sanses like Morris Benton’s News Gothic and Candia, a 70s-era typewriter face Josef Müller-Brockmann designed for Olivetti, which had unusually deep junctures that added energy to letters like m and n.

The family takes its name from Raymond A. Ballinger, the great mid-century American designer, author of ‘Lettering Art in Modern Use,’ and champion of elegance and readability. Ballinger has large counters and a generous x-height. Letters like a, e, and s open out gradually as they move from Thin to Black to maintain ample apertures, even in the darkest weights. Semi-oldstyle figures are available, as well as case-sensitive punctuation and delimiters. Italics incorporate subtle ogee curves to lend warmth and energy to the page or screen.

And, of course, it pairs well with its sister face,

This font is Demo Font free for PERSONAL USE only.

Link to purchase full version and commercial license:

https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/signal/ballinger/


Font info

Designer Name:
Date: November 3, 2021
Downloads: 84
Classification: Basic, Sans Serif
License: Free for Personal Use

Preview Text

Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-black-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-blackitalic-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-bold-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-bolditalic-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-light-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-lightitalic-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-medium-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-mediumitalic-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-regular-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-regularitalic-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-thin-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-thinitalic-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-xbold-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-xbolditalic.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-xlight-1.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Fontspring-DEMO-ballinger-xlightitalic.otf The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog


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