(02) ffi, Type, 2021


ffi is a serif-accentuated classical typeface. Inspired by 1920 czech typedesign, woodencuts and unorthodox language.Abrupt change of hair and shadow lines, introducing a rhythmic type, but with mutual proportions, legible and inconspicuous; In order to incorporate certain characteristics of the history of typography, ffi is/can be seen as a compilation of different stylistic streams. So far the typeface is only available in Regular but the Italic version is in the making. ffi prefers to be used in a bodytext, 7pt, with max. ligatures.

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Mentoring by Mauro Paolozzi
VC ZhdK, Zürich, CH
March 2021 ongoing