OSP-DIN

The first cut of OSP-DIN was drawn for the festival Cinema du réel 2009, when we were invited to work on a cartographic version of the programme (see “OSP_cine-du-reel2009.jpg” in the documentation folder).

We drew the first cut of the open source DIN from grid based drawings similar to the original 1932 drawings of the DIN we saw during our investigative trip to Berlin in february 2008.

We added a basic set of latin lowercases and we are hoping to rapidly complete the set to Latin -1 (ISO/IEC 8859-1).

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7 Responses to “OSP-DIN”

  1. A first experiment with multicoloured web fonts | Manufactura Independente Says:

    […] Through a tiny Javascript library (see below for download link) and a tweak of OSP‘s DIN typeface, we did a proof-of-concept page that showcases overlaying fonts to achieve the desired effect. It […]

  2. Eric S Says:

    The link is to google?

  3. OSP Says:

    ooh yes – we are so hurry to post the package that we put the download button first

  4. Marcel Says:

    very nice font, but unfortunately these letters are missing: “Ö”, “ü” and “ß” which makes it hard to use on german-based websites.

  5. Ali Says:

    Lovely timeless design. Perfect. Please consider adding these characters too:
    şŞiİıÇğĞüÜÖ

  6. Gurkan Says:

    Is this the font of Paulo Silva, which is here? http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php/Open+Din+Schriften+Engschrift?content=107153

    Which version is the newer one?

  7. OSP Says:

    No, it has been redraw for scratch (in fact from original DIN scans).