Repro Design Features

Repro Design Features

This is an article about Repro’s design features and a guide to modulating its visual output on the web.

Stylistic Alternates

Repro includes a wide range of alternatives. The majority of the alternatives can be assigned to the categories “sharp” and “soft”. In addition to these groups, the classic two-story a and the space s can also be found.

Repro R

Repro → Repro

double-story a

a → a

soft 2

2 → 2

soft 6 & 9

1986

soft percent

100%

soft G

G → G

soft u

u → u

soft y

y → y

space S

Space Odyssey

sharp t

t → t

sharp l

l → l

sharp j

j → j

Advanced Punctuation

corner punctuation

Äil’ŗl· → Äil’ŗl·

Special Positioning

The main function of Repro is to circulate information in a second, newly defined and and adapted, font size. Here differentiate standalone characters [isol] with combination characters [init, medi, fina] which are controlled by OpenType.

white circle

A → A AAA

white circle

B1 Infopoint 200m

ARRIVAL GATE A1-29

Baggage Claim B2 →5

The second font size can also without the encircling, in three positions. This allows for further typographic distinctions.

bottom positioning

A → A

center positioning

A → A

top positioning

A → A

center positioning

WORLDS HEAVYWEIGHT

THE THRILLA IN MANILA

ALI VS FRAZIER

1975 CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT

bottom positioning

HAND BAKED CHOCOLATE

COOKIES 5 Pieces

top positioning

Daily Special Menu

900–1230

CONTEXTUAL ALTERNATES

double questionmark & exclam

Yes?? No!!

care of

c/o Studio → c/o Studio

Numero

No.47

Arrows

<- ←

-> →

Special Characters

web specific characters

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graphic forms

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extended arrow set

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