Massimo Grafia is a linear-grotesque typeface in four weights, combining powerful hand-drawn forms with rigorous graphic precision. The neutral basic for professional use is supplemented by alternate glyphs, creating the scope for highly expressive typographic design: For all lowercase and uppercase letters and standard numerals at least five and in some cases as many as 14 variants are available. These can be selected and interchanged manually or automatically (OpenType support required). Massimo Grafia was designed by Gabriel Richter and Andreas Uebele.
Massimo Grafia basic is a well constructed, calm but individual grotesque for everyday use. Superior and inferior figures, tabular and standard numerals, fractions and symbols make it suitable for professional applications
At the same time Massimo Grafia opens the door to vibrant and expressive design: For both lowercase and uppercase alphabets and all standard numerals at least five alternates are available.
Massimo Grafia Regular
Massimo Grafia Medium
Massimo Grafia Bold
During his scholarship at Villa Massimo in Rome, Andreas Uebele caught up with his correspondence, writing 250 letters by hand. Gabriel Richter took the extravagant forms of individual characters and expanded them into Massimo Grafia.
Creating the base
In order to extend Massimo Grafia’s range of potential applications, Richter and Uebele subsequently hand-drew a basic typeface, establishing a calm backdrop for the various alternates. The outcome is a versatile and effective font with a distinctively hand-drawn style.
Alternates language support
Andreas Uebele’s original correspondence did not contain all the various special characters, numerals and symbols – so these were added later to cover the full range of typographic and linguistic requirements.
Alternates Uppercase Diacritics
Alternates Lowercase Diacritics
Tabular Punctation (ss01)
Currencies Standard / Tabular
Glyph Order and Preglyphs
All nice to type fonts provide a structured glyph order with special
preglyphs for a better overview – just choose ‘CID / GID’ instead of
‘Unicode’ in your Glyphs overview. To save webspace and loading time
webfonts don’t come with preglyphs.
Afar, Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bislama, Bosnian, Breton, Catalan, Chamorro, Chichewa, Comorian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Fijian, Filipino/Tagalog, Finnish, Flemish, French, Gaelic, Gagauz, German, Gikuyu, Gilbertese/Kiribati, Haitian-Creole, Hawaiian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Javanese, Kashubian, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luba/Ciluba/Kasai, Luxembourgish, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Maori, Marquesan, Moldovan/Romanian, Montenegrin, Nauruan, Ndebele, Norwegian, Oromo, Palauan/Belauan, Polish, Portuguese, Quechua, Romanian, Romansh, Sami, Samoan, Sango, Serbian, Sesotho, Setswana, Seychellois-Creole, Swazi, Silesian, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Sorbian, Sotho, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tahitian, Tetum, Tok-Pisin, Tongan, Tsonga, Tswana, Turkish, Turkmen, Tuvaluan, Uzbek, Wallisian, Walloon, Welsh, Xhosa, Zulu
nice to type trials come with a reduced character set in two
formats: PostScript flavoured OpenType Fonts (.otf) and WOFF2 (.woff2) for web use. nice
to type’s unique preglyphs are also included – please have a look above.
Depending on the typeface, a few OpenType might be supported, such as
alternate letter shapes or the randomize feature.
Typeface Massimo Grafia
Designed by Gabriel Richter and Andreas Uebele
Published in 2018
Fontproduction by Christoph Koeberlin
Randomize Feature by Alphabet Type
Massimo Grafia is a trademark of nice to type
Copyright © 2018 by nice to type – Gabriel Richter. All rights reserved.