Sansarah by Silas Dilworth, 2 fonts, $20 to $50


Sansarah began as a custom type commission for Columbia College Chicago. Sarah Faust, photographer and designer on the school's Creative Services staff, had been contributing her own handwriting to the brand. When it came time for Sarah to take maternity leave, we developed a limited character set in the regular weight for the staff to use in her absence.

Since the school stopped using the original font, I decided to resurrect and expand upon it for this retail release. There are four sets of alternate alphanumeric glyphs, with six alternates for more common lowercase letters. The stylistic alternates feature in Opentype-savvy applications will automatically rotate the alternates for a more varied, handwritten appearance.

Published: August 15, 2007

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