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Pilcrow Font

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PilcrowPublisher: Indian Type Foundry
Pilcrow is a sans serif font family. This typeface has 5 styles and was published by Indian Type Foundry.

Pilcrow is a Latin-script sans serif family. Its style is basic and practical, similar to forms discovered on street and highway indications worldwide-- or in-use on cast-metal lettering for commercial items. The fonts are available in 2 variations: straight-cornered and rounded. While the regular Pilcrow typefaces have sharp corners at their stroke terminals, Pilcrow Soft's have been filed down. Pilcrow and Pilcrow Soft each consist of five weights: Regular through Heavy. In keeping with the style's mechanical nature, the household does not include Italics, as Pilcrow's design of letter fits better with typographic hierarchies utilizing contrasting weights to specify focus, whereas Italics use inclines or a cursive stroke pattern.

Pilcrow's glyphs have square-like proportions, although many of them are narrower than ideal squares. While the typeface does have a monospaced sensation in longer passages of text, the glyphs are proportionally-spaced. Each glyph's width increases simply somewhat as one increases the household's weight scale. A benefit of typefaces developed for practical purposes is that their tidy and basic letterforms frequently increase legibility onscreen. Pilcrow is particularly matched for short texts on sites or for newsticker-scrollbars on television. Due to the fact that of web 2.0-style logos that have actually been popular in the past decade, Pilcrow's Soft version appears especially suited for usage in 'tech' applications. The Pilcrow Soft font styles have a friendlier appeal to them, contrasting with the more difficult appearance of the Pilcrow fonts' squared-off strokes.

Deep cuts, or large crotches, are a prominent function of Pilcrow's style. They are particularly visible in the uppercase 'A','M', 'N', 'V' and 'W', along with in the lowercase 'v', 'w', 'y' and the character '4'. In the bolder weights, these junctions complete, but minor ink traps still stay visible. The counter types of Pilcrow's letters are large: in the lowercase 'a and 'e', for example, which are more closed than open, the size of these unfavorable areas is still really evident. The big counters attain a more open shape in letters like 'K' or 'k', where the diagonals do not collide with the vertical stroke. The lowercase 'u' is geometric, and not based upon handwritten forms; rather of a full vertical stroke on its right-hand side, it has a semi-circular base. Some letters are full of 'character' in a nearly dramatical sense-- like the lowercase 't', which is similar to Eurostile or House Gothic, or the numerals. Due to the fact that of the strong diagonal strokes in the '6' and the '9', there is no threat of these being puzzled with figures like '5' or '8'.


The typeface name originates from the 'pilcrow' ( ΒΆ), a typographic symbol used to mark the start of a paragraph.

.Font Family:
· Pilcrow Regular
· Pilcrow Medium
· Pilcrow Semibold
· Pilcrow Bold
· Pilcrow Heavy

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