Subtle Sans

To push my own boundaries and learn more about the fine craft of typography, I made my own font.

I wanted a super thin font that remained thin even at very large sizes, but with a nice bold to complement and balance. It was a time consuming process, but extremely fun and rewarding. Getting the individual kerning properties of each letter just right, and working across all sizes.

The result was Subtle Sans, a free font available at

It has been downloaded over 26 000 times as of June 2014.