Well, as you know we have on our site plenty of fonts designed to immediately evoke feelings of joy and happiness. In fact, this is a main aim for many designers as completion of such a goal is what could make a certain font a bestseller. However, the German designer Felix Braden saw beauty where just a few could search for it – in the sadness and melancholy. By looking at his Sadness font we can instantly say that he was right. Sadness was born almost 20 years ago while Felix Braden was a student at the Trier College of Design. It is a very successful result of some experiments he made by combining and interpolating different fonts and preserving the most characteristic elements. Thus, the font contains 389 glyphs and is constructed with cursive forms and rounded serifs, swash elements and ball terminals. In fact its overall appearance is quite funky and a little bit psychedelic and makes it perfect for newspapers, magazines and especially for headlines.
As we mentioned above Sadness font is a brainchild of Felix Braden – an award winning German type designer from Koblenz. It is now released by his Floodfonts type foundry, established in 2000. In fact the font was first published by Peter Bruhn’s Fountaintype together with his other font Grimoire. However, after Peter’s sudden death and the end of Fountaintype, Felix Braden had to decide what to do with his two fonts. Fortunatelly he decided to give them a new life and to re-release them with some amendments and adjustments. We feel that he has made the right decision in behalf of the millions of people interested in the field of the type design!
Get Sadnes font and discover fun where you least expect it!
Supported languages: Albanian, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Breton, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Frisian, Galician, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Malagasy, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Welsh
Designers: Felix Braden