CHENSIO.COM TYPE DESIGN

Chens Hand

Chens Hand is a hand script variable typeface with true randomness.

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With lots of variations and ligatures, Chens Hand is a mix between an informal and calligraphic script font based on my personal handwriting.

A B C D E F G H I

J K L M N Ñ O P Q R

S T U V W X Y Z

Caps letters from A to Z (by default)

a b c d e f g h i

j k l m n ñ o p q r

s t u v w x y z

Small letters from A to Z (by default)

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Numbers and special characters

A a B b c d e f g h

i j l m n o p q r s t u

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Stylistic Set 1 (alternate letters)

A a B b c d e f g h

i j l m n o p q r s t u

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Stylistic Set 2 (alternate letters)

as bi br el es ff hi

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Hand-written ligatures

Whats a Script font?

A fluid stroke connecting letters like casual pen writing with an informal and human touch to their form.

Every typeface has a personality attached to it. A script typeface carries an elegant, stylish, creative, and a carefree personality. It has various moods and characteristics attached to it and is further categorized into Formal and Casual Scripts.

Script typefaces pairs best with bold Sans Serif types as you can see in this example:


Hand writtend text set in Chens Hand

Right now it has only 1 weight and supports most Latin based languages. Chens Hand is an OpenType font that contains some standard and discretionary ligatures (more decorative and off by default).

Size:

70px.

Weight:

25

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Down the Rabbit-Hole

Excerpt from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll

Headline text in Chens Hand Variable. Size: actual font sizepx.

Still we live meanly, like ants; though the fable tells us that we were long ago changed into men; like pygmies we fight with cranes; it is error upon error, and clout upon clout, and our best virtue has for its occasion a superfluous and evitable wretchedness. Our life is frittered away by detail. An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers, or in extreme cases he may add his ten toes, and lump the rest [...]

Body text in Chens Hand Variable. Size: actual font sizepx.
Hand writtend text set in Chens Hand; Headline set Droplet font.

Chens Hand font is available on request and free of charge for personal or comercial use, even though is a still in progress project, contact me if you're interested.

Characteristics:

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