Fathers of Type VOL.1

Niccolò Miranda
3 min readAug 2, 2021

An highly selected typefaces inspired by my favourite cinema directors.

Custom typefaces make up a substantial part of the every creative design layout. It’s a powerful tool to communicate succinctly with users and clients at every touchpoint. High-level designed visual type moodboard – allow to control not only the visual form, but also how iterate the same design layout by giving them a variety of contexts in a dynamic and usable manner.

Here’s a featured collection resumed on a detailed visual board, that I like to call: “Typo Moodboard”.

Agne

A versatile, modern and dynamic typeface that emphasize a typographic modernisti system. It evokes simple forms in a powerful and elegant way.

Type Foundry: Type Department

Agne

RL Unno

The typeface visually echoes the Art Nouveau style with playful-driven shapes. The aesthetics build a powerful foundation into the modern web.

Type Foundry: Regular Lines

RL Unno
RL Unno
RL Unno

WT Skrappa

The typeface presents a parallel narrative of enclosed spaces. Surreal and hi-tech layout could be combined to emphasize classy design.

Type Foundry: Wise Type

Toy

A classic/noir typeface that blends simplicity and subtle romantic curves. A base for brands could be completely flexible and scalable on different design approach.

Type Foundry: Out of the Dark

Antiga

An old style typeface with an elegant and modern touch, leading an interesting balance between innovative ligatures and a fashion brand-led approach.

Type Foundry: Fael

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Niccolò Miranda

Amsterdam-based Creative Designer & Visual Developer creating iconic digital experiences through motion, typography and creative coding for agencies globally.