Reileta Typeface

Reileta (Atelier backwards) is a dramatic typeface with personality that is also clean and fun to use. It has a simple structure that gives the user the ability to style as needed. That is always one of our challenges: to create a typeface with personality, but also to give it a solid foundation for the end-user.

 
 
Reileta is a simple, bold, and impactful workhorse. 

Reileta started years ago as a sketch for a branding project. Like a lot of my fonts, I would pick it up and work on it for a bit and then have to concentrate on another project. Eventually I came at it with a new perspective, which is always fun. As I was designing it, I was thinking about craft of woodtype and also 70’s Dutch design.

Reileta is Atelier backwards: the result of a dramatic typeface with personality that is also clean, new, and fun to use. 
 
Reileta has a simple structure that gives the user the ability to style as needed. That is always one of our challenges: to create a typeface with personality, but also to give it a solid foundation for the end-user. We added little notches to soften Reileta up and help with legibility. As the typeface gets larger, you are able to see these details. We also spent a lot of time making alternates, support for many languages and making sure the spacing and kerning was perfect. We hope you agree!
 
Special thanks to David Kramer for help with type showings. 
Big thanks to Joost Korngold for the awesome video and Marcelo Baldin for the music. 
Thank you for your support, we truly appreciate it. 
 

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