Amster font family is a new serif typeface that will satisfy even the most demanding users. It is named after a fundamental figure in the Chilean type and graphic design – Mauricio Amster Cats. Cats was a man of various talents – an author of many guides to different aspects of typography as well as a designer of more than 500 books. Of course, dedicating a project to such a distinguished individual is a hard task to fulfill as one always risks not raising up to the level demanded. But in the case of Amster type family the tribute is more than successful! This font family has it all – beautiful letterforms, even spacing, energetic shapes and counter shapes. Also, quite characteristic for this typeface are the sharp serifs and the delicate strokes that create feelings of precision and friendliness at the same time. All in all, Amster is very lively, highly readable and extremely versatile which makes it perfect for any kind of application in both larger and smaller sizes. The qualities of the font family didn’t go unnoticed and it was prized at the International Biennale TL 2008 (Regular and Italic) and the Tipos Latinos 2014.
Amster type family has a lot of OpenType features like swashes and ornaments, small caps, ligatures, currencies, ordinals, nominators and denominators, fractions, etc. as well as support for more than 200 languages. It comes with 11 fonts one of which deserves a special mention as it is absolutely unique – Amster Versal Iluminada. This is a magnificent set of illuminated initials that is composed by a different kind of figures from natural and supernatural stories. Here is a video explaining how to use this extremely unique font:
Amster is designed by the famous Chilean designer Francisco Galvez. Francisco is a self taught professional who teaches typography in the distinguished Universidad Católica de Chile. His fonts won several prizes and awards which is a very solid proof of his excellent work. In this case, Amber is a result of his co-operation with the well established Argentina based PampaType foundry which is one of the pioneers of the modern trends in the Latin America type industry.
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Supported languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Aragonese, Aromanian, Asturian, Bashkir (Latin), Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Breton, Catalan, Chamorro, Corsican, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Filipino, Finnish, French, Frisian, Galician, German, Hawaiian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Irish, Jamaican, Kashubian, Lithuanian, Malay, Maltese, Neapolitan, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Sardinian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Turkish, Venetian, WelshWik-Mungkan, Yapese
Designer: Francisco Galvez