PF Marlet Text

Type Directors Club 2020Red Dot Design Awards 2020Tokyo TDC Awards 2020German Design Awards 2021

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Marlet Text is part of a beautiful and inspiring set of typographic elements based on a minimal and simplistic approach to elegance. Contrary to the other members of the Marlet type system, PF Marlet Text comes with his own unique, subtle, easily applicable, visual voice, becoming an all-purpose, complete typeface to meet the needs, wants and demands of the publishing, branding and advertising industry alike. Originally designed as a single-style font for a Mexican cosmetics institute and its exclusive make-up and skincare line aimed at upper-middle income bracket women, Marlet has progressively bloomed.

Inspiration came from the roaring 20s and 30s, decades that embraced women’s independence both socially and politically. 

Taking intricate hints from the era whilst maintaining approachability, the contemporary dynamic version of this humanist typeface evolved with modulated strokes. Marlet projects elegance and understated luxury, bringing femininity and all its complexities into the limelight, with lean lines concluding to subtle humanist curves which reference simplicity and underline the font’s exquisite quality. Its thick-thin, serifless strokes express the modernity of the fashion industry, breaking away from the monotone sans serif.

A type system with contrast progressing from low (Text version) through medium (Display) to high (Finesse), with differentiated letter widths (Titling), extravagant letterforms (Swash) and finally eclectic patterns (Motifs), Marlet evolved from a single typeface into a comprehensive type system in various weights which support Latin, Greek and Cyrillic.

Simple and elegant at the same time and in contrast to ultra-feminine Didot and Bodoni, Marlet is a typeface that is nonconformist, multifaceted, fashionable and romantic, strong and chic, casual yet provocative.

 

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Type Directors Club 2020
Red Dot Design Awards 2020
Tokyo TDC Awards 2020
German Design Awards 2021
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ABOUT

Marlet Text is part of a beautiful and inspiring set of typographic elements based on a minimal and simplistic approach to elegance. Contrary to the other members of the Marlet type system, PF Marlet Text comes with his own unique, subtle, easily applicable, visual voice, becoming an all-purpose, complete typeface to meet the needs, wants and demands of the publishing, branding and advertising industry alike. Originally designed as a single-style font for a Mexican cosmetics institute and its exclusive make-up and skincare line aimed at upper-middle income bracket women, Marlet has progressively bloomed.

Inspiration came from the roaring 20s and 30s, decades that embraced women’s independence both socially and politically. 

Taking intricate hints from the era whilst maintaining approachability, the contemporary dynamic version of this humanist typeface evolved with modulated strokes. Marlet projects elegance and understated luxury, bringing femininity and all its complexities into the limelight, with lean lines concluding to subtle humanist curves which reference simplicity and underline the font’s exquisite quality. Its thick-thin, serifless strokes express the modernity of the fashion industry, breaking away from the monotone sans serif.

A type system with contrast progressing from low (Text version) through medium (Display) to high (Finesse), with differentiated letter widths (Titling), extravagant letterforms (Swash) and finally eclectic patterns (Motifs), Marlet evolved from a single typeface into a comprehensive type system in various weights which support Latin, Greek and Cyrillic.

Simple and elegant at the same time and in contrast to ultra-feminine Didot and Bodoni, Marlet is a typeface that is nonconformist, multifaceted, fashionable and romantic, strong and chic, casual yet provocative.

 


Published: 2019
Designer: Panos Vassiliou

AWARDS

  • Type Directors Club 2020
  • Red Dot Design Awards 2020
  • Tokyo TDC Awards 2020
  • German Design Awards 2021

FORMAT

Desktop (otf)
Web (woff/woff2)
Digital Ad (woff/woff2)
ePub (otf)
App (otf)

Other formats
available at request

STYLES

  • Light
  • Light Italic
  • Regular
  • Italic
  • Medium
  • Medium Italic
  • Bold
  • Bold Italic
  • Black
  • Black Italic
  • Extra Black
  • Extra Black Italic

PRO FEATURES

  • None

SUPPORTED SCRIPTS

  • 1250 Eastern European
  • 1251 Cyrillic
  • 1252 Latin 1
  • 1253 Greek
  • 1254 Turkish
  • 1257 Baltic

SUPPORTED LANGUAGES

Afrikaans, Albanian, Alsatian, Azeri (Cyrillic), Azeri (Latin), Basque, Belarusian, Bislama, Bosnian (Cyrillic), Bosnian (Latin), Breton, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chamorro, Croatian, Czech, Dansk, Deutsch, English, Español, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, Flemish, Français, Franco-Provencal, Frisian, Friulian, Galician, Greek, Greenlandic, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italiano, Kurdish (Latin), Kyrgyz, Ladin, Latin, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Malay, ManxGaelic, Mongolian, Nederlands, North Macedonian, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk), Occitan, Polski, Português, Rhaeto-Romance, Romanian, Romansh, Russian, Sami (Inari), Sami (Lule), Sami (Skolt), Sami (Southern), ScottishGaelic, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Sorbian, Svenska, Swahili, Tagalog, Tatar, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek (Cyrillic), Uzbek (Latin), Walloon, Welsh

Character Set