ach of the letters of this typeface set is designed to be used mostly as the centerpiece of a design and to be used in single or two letters at a time. Most often they are used as an initial letter to attract the viewer's attention to a beginning of a passage or a poster.
Each letters are uniquely designed but they can still be recognised as a cohesive family set.
The typeface family comes in three styles: Normal, Basic and Blonde. Each with different treatment of the interior ornament.
Novialdi Dropcap No. 1 comes in three different styles: Normal, Basic and Blonde.
Normal is the ornamented version. Each letter presents a balanced positive and negative area in conjunction with the ornament. Normal is appropriate in large size.
Basic is the silhouette of the letter shape. It is the simpler style without the interior ornament. Basic is appropriate in smaller size.
Blonde is the lighter style that emphasis more on the structure of the ornament. Blonde is appropriate in smaller or larger size.
Novialdi Dropcap No. 1 Normal font pairing with other fonts.
Novialdi Dropcap No. 1 Basic font pairing with other fonts.
Novialdi Dropcap No. 1 Blonde font pairing with other fonts.
With a skillful design setting, this dropcaps elevate the whole feel of the design into another level of elegance.
The Novialdi Dropcap no. 1 in use as an artprint and displayed in hommage to Bernini.
They work well as monograms of one and up to three letters combination (with some adjustments). This typeface set also carries with it the interior decoration, and the color application is flexible enough for a wide range of design possibilities.
The dropcap set is versatile and can be altered according to a specific use from a different background color, to elaborately ornamented, to a basic shape.
Framed monogram dropcap representing the member of the whole family.
As the Type in Use samples shows, these letters can stand as a solid shape, they can come in black, in various colors or in white. Some can be elaborately ornamented and they still stand out as a beautiful main object of attraction on every design. They also show the versatility of its use, from magazine editorial, logo design to packaging to t-shirts.
The letter still shines in a wide range of application. Whether it's on paper, digital, packaging and merchandise objects like t-shirt.
Typographer and designer's favorite glyph, the ampersand.
The inspiration of style come from various calligraphy. From the modern cut of Didone style (as in letter K and M). From illuminated manuscripts (as in letter U and Y). From scripts and handwriting (as in letter V and L). From vintage French signage lettering (as in letter P). And other original ideas.
The dropcap can be used in a vintage Victorian style lettering. Here it is drawn in chalk as a wall installation.
Review the Type Specimen to see all the glyph contained in this typeface. The Novialdi Dropcap No. 1 is a versatile group of letters that can lift a simpler design into a more elegant one. They can serve as the focus of the design or to enhance a typesetting. As the many samples presented here have shown, they can be used to a wide range of design projects.
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