Fen Faivan Font

A gothic typeface inspired by the nostalgic Fen Faivan and its classic pattern.

Maiz
Maiz
Oct 4, 2020 · 4 min read
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Concept Inspiration

On a cloudy day in late September, as usual, we were on our way to work. At the midway of the Male'-Hulhumale' Highway, it started pouring tho we had no cover. We both were soaking when we arrived at work. My shoes were dripping wet. You know how uncomfortable it is when this happens undesirably.

"What if we make this a font?"

Even before this day, Mahryn has been talking about making a Dhivehi typeface.

Creating the Glyphs

Alphabets

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Reference Grid as in the Fen Faivan
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Fen Faivan Letters with Descenders.

Did you know that letters can be dissected into parts as if they were a puzzle? Like people, fonts have personalities, moods, styles — and even anatomical features!

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Fen Faivan Font written in lowercase and Uppercase

Numerals

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Fen Faivan Numerals
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Special Characters & Symbol

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Special Characters & Symbols in Fen Faivan

If one must design a typeface, one must include the commonly used glyphs to make it functional.

These symbols and characters are likely to change in future because the font is still in Beta.

Sample Mockups

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Get Fen Faivan

Fen Faivan is free to use. By that we mean its for everyone. It comes to life when you use it. The larger you type the cooler it looks.

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