TYPE DESIGN INFORMATION PAGE last updated on Sun May 19 06:13:08 EDT 2013
Type design in Indonesia
Abdul Hafiz Hilman
Graphic design student at the Institute Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember in Surabaya, who specializes in visual communication design. Home page. Creator of the rounded stencil / piano key face Parang (2011). [Google] [More] ⦿
Bandung, Indonesia-based designer (b.1981) of Aloha Kufi (2011, Arabic simulation face).
Designer from Pekanbaru, Indonesia (b. 1973) who created the barcode typeface K-o-d-e 39 Hidden (2012).
Bangalore-based creator (b. 1987) of some free fonts at OFL in 2010, such as PappuPass Ho Gaya, and Teer. Other creations include Myfont (2010), Expressions (2010), Sumananki (2010) and Blurrr Letters (2010).
Indonesian designer aka sixdegrees, b. 1986, East Java. He is based in Batu. Anas created the squarish face Helios (2011).
Andi Aw Masry
Jakarta, Indonesia-based creator (b. 1988) of CW Ciung Wanara Sejati (2012), Ziggy (2012) and Ziggy Strip (2012, an inline version of Ziggy).
In 2013, he created the blackboard bold typeface Annivers.
Angeline Clara Chintia
Asia Culture (Was: Indonesian Arts, or: Sukowati Studio Grafis)
Sutrisno Budiharto (or Aia Culture, or Indonesian Arts, or before that, Sukowati Studio Grafis) is the Solo, Indonesia-based designer of Indonesian dingbats and fonts. Batik Dayak (2006) and Batik (2006) are textured headline faces. Indonesian Arts Culture (2006) has some national symbols. AsmatFont2007 is a decorated sans headline face. WayangObama (2009) has Obama dingbats and an arched headline face.
Creative designer in Jakarta, Indonesia, who created the ornamental caps typeface Worm (2012).
As a student in Jakarta, Azhim Ferdaus created the Latin / Arabic / Hebrew typeface family Ben Yehuda in 2013.
Indonesian designer in Bandung (b. 1991) who created the Indonesian-themed ornamental faces Seselendangan (2010) and Loveleaves (2010). In 2012, he added Absurd Sans, a typeface with missing pieces.
Here we find KwTimesNewRomanBoldItalic, KwTimesNewRomanBold, KwTimesNewRomanItalic, KwTimesNewRoman, Bali-Simbar-B. The latter is for the Balinese script, and was designed by Yayasan Bali Simbar in 1999. [Google] [More] ⦿
Designer of the display typeface Franklin Goes to Java (2013). This typeface mixes Javanese symbolism into Franklin Gothic. He also designed Indonesia License Plate (2013), which was traced from real Indonesian license plates. [Google] [More] ⦿
"The Buhid or Mangyan alphabet is thought to have descended from the Kawi script of Java, Bali and Sumatra, which in turn descended from the Pallava script, one of the southern Indian scripts derived from Brahmi. The Buhid alphabet is still used in the Philipines by the Buhid people of Mindoro." This syllabic alphabet is used to write Tagalog, the national language of the Philipines which is spoken by about 10.5 million people. [Google] [More] ⦿
Masry made the connected script face FmiringCampotypeOne (2008), the Lontara Bugis script face OgieCappo Campotype (2008) and the angry typefaces Rambat Campotype (2008) and Creator Campotype Smcp (2008).
In 2011, he went commercial at MyFonts. His first commercial font was the angular italic face Santblaze Pro (2011). This was followed by the fat finger face Geegantic Black (2011) and the tattoo font Creator Campotype (2011).
In 2013,he designed Fruitygreen.
Designer of the Fingerprint (experimental) typeface (2010) for an anti-war poster. She grew up in Jakarta, Indonesia, and is a 2010 graduate in graphic design at the Ontario College of Art&Design, Toronto. [Google] [More] ⦿
Started in 2008, this web place by Norwegian entrepreneur Roger S. Nelsson (based in Honningsvåg, Norway) sells fonts by Ray Larabie, Brian Kent, Nick Curtis, Derek Vogelpohl and Kevin King that were originally freeware fonts. Nelsson reworked them (more glyphs, more multilingual) and asks about 10 dollars per font now. He says his fonts now cover these Latin languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Belarusian (Lacinka), Bosnian, Breton, Catalan, Chamorro, Chichewa, Cornish, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Filipino (Tagalog), Finnish, French, Frisian, Galican, German, Greenlandic, Guarani, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish (Gaelic), Italian, Kashubian, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgian, Malagasy, Maltese, Maori, Northern Sotho, Norwegian, Occitan, Polish, Portuguese, Rhaeto-Romance, Romanian, Saami (Inari), Saami (Lule), Saami (North), Saami (South), Scots (Gaelic), Serbian (latin), Slovak(ian), Slovene, Sorbian (Lower), Sorbian (Upper), Spanish, Swedish, Tswana, Turkish, Turkmen, Ulithian, Walloon, Welsh, Yapese.
Designer at FontStruct in 2008 of cowboy_hippie and Syndrome X (DNA-look face inspired by Syndrome BRK by Brian Kent). Nelsson's fonts are Classic Trash BRK Pro, Dynamic BRK Pro, Galapogos BRK Pro, Genotype BRK Pro, King Cool KC Pro (kid's hand; done with Kimberly Geswein), Lamebrain BRK Pro, Matrise Pro and Matrise Text Pro (dot matrix), Phorfeit BRK Pro, Syndrome BRK Pro, Technique BRK Pro, Vigilance BRK Pro, Grapple BRK Pro. The "BRK" refers to Brian Kent, the original free font designer.
In 2009, he added a number of fonts that were done by Nick Curtis some years before that (hence the "NF"): Boogie Nights NF Pro (art deco face), Copasetic NF Pro, Coventry Garden NF Pro, Pro, Fontleroy NF Pro, Hamburger Heaven NF Pro, Monterey Popsicle NF Pro, and Wooden Nickel NF Pro. Trypewriter Pro (2009) is based on Kevin King's Trypewriter. Helldorado Pro (2009) is a Tuscan wood type style face based on a font by Levente Halmos.
Designer of Isbit Pro (2012, a magnificent melting ice cube-shaped superlliptical typeface family), Familiar Pro (2011, designed with the same metric as Helvetica but "better than Arial"), Bloco Pro (2010, fat counterless face), Trump Town Pro (2009, athletic lettering slab serif), Geometric Soft Pro (2009), Geometry Script Pro (2010, upright connected script), DIN Fun Pro (2011), Infantometric Pro (2012), Foobar Pro (2012) and Cheap Pro Fonts Serif (2009).
Typefaces from 2013: Adultometric Pro (narrow monoline sans).
Jakarta-based designer (b. 1985) of the free poster face Spidola (2013) and of the Veneer-style letterpress grunge faces Skyfall (2013) and Warpaint (2013, based on League Gothic (1903, Morris Fuller Benton)).
Lecturer at Pelita Harapan University (Lippo Village) and Universitas Multimedia Nusantara (Gading Serpong) in Indonesia. He is also part of Lytoshop, which is located in Jakarta. Behance link. Creator of the humanist sans family Nadea (2011) and of the related slab face Habanera (2011). [Google] [More] ⦿
Indonesian designer of the clean hand-printed typeface Cindyyo (2012) and of A Swirl Velvet (2012), Sponge Meets Vanilla (2012), Miss Disorder (2012), Elic Loves Biscuit (2012, children's hand), La Elique (2012, children's scrawl), Moms Hand (2012), Grundlegende (2012), Doppia Linea (2012), Einfach (2012), We Love Cute Things (2012) and Hands of Mumu (2012). [Google] [More] ⦿
Boudewijn Rempt's fonts for imaginary and not-so-imaginary languages: Afaka-Roman (from Surinam, with help from Rob Nierse), Bugis-Makassar, DendenChancelleresca, Eqalar3 (for Pablo Flores' language Draseleq), goidel, gothic-1, Keiaans-(Kayenian), Mandeville-Hebreeuws, Meroitic-boldItalic, Mandeville-Chaldeeuws, Mandeville-Grieks, Mandeville-koptisch, Mandeville-Saracen, Nosjhe-standard (with Christophe Grandsire), hPhags-pa-(rotated), selang, selang-cursief, Ü-chan, ValdyaansKlerkenschrift, 2ValdyaansKlerkenschrift. He created Gothic after the alphabet devised by the Visigothic Bishop Wulfila (Lat. Ulfilas), 311-383 AD. [Google] [More] ⦿
Communication&Multimedia Design at the NHL University in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. Indonesian creator of beautiful lettering in his Maluku poster (2011). Maluku is the local word for Moluccan, referring to the island group situated between Celebes, the Phillippines, New Guinea and Timor. It is part of Indonesia.
Decade Typefoundry (Bandung, Indonesia, est. 2008) is run by Agung Maskund. Creator of New Black (2012, a metal band typeface) and Chicano Brush (2012, graffiti face). Note: It is possible that Chicano Brush was made by Gilang Purnama.
In 2013, they published Basingstoke (a spurred display typeface by Gilang Purnama Jaya).
Another great typeface project is the National Currency Font (2013), which features spurs and an engraved look.
Photographer and art director in Jakarta. Creator of Societype (2013, outlined typeface).
Dexsar (b. 1991) lives in Makassar City, Indonesia. Creator of the free logo font Dipanegara (2012), DHF Broffont Script (2012), the hand-printed DHF Semangat 2012 (2012), and the pretty hand-printed typefaces DHF Quinta's Diary (2012) and DHF Happy Birthday Ryan (2012).
Aka Dhe Woman Nice, b. 1990, Jakarta City, Indonesia. Aka Dhe Bulet Tree, Dhezonk, Typogirl, and Fitri Apriliani. Designer of the black artsy face Dhe Crunchy (2010), the handprinted face Dhe Long Zim (2010), Dhe Mysterious (2011, dymo label font), Dhe Wood (2011), Dhe Child Font (2011), and the circular face Dhe Balon (2010). Home page. [Google] [More] ⦿
Dhendiawan Dwiatma (Dhendi Poseidon) is a Solo-based Indonesian designer, b. 1991. Creator of Say Something (2009, counterless handprinted display face), Cat Basah Kental (2009, paint drip font), zigzagzeg (2009, angular, as in an angry comic book style), Lines Of Life (2009), Balok-Balok (2009, 3d face), the paper cutout font Antidotes (2008) and the splashy Mad Bubbles (2008). His fonts Mad Bubbles, Cat Basah Kental (paint drip face) and Lines Of Life were made with the help of FontStruct. Another URL. [Google] [More] ⦿
Yogyakarta, Indonesia-based creator (b. 1987) of the counterless architectural lettering face Ruler Elementary (2011), of Cool Stuff (2011, dingbats), of Djoewana (2011, dingbats), and of the flip clock face Solari (2011).
In 2012, he made Munir (scanbat font with images of Munir Said Thalib, 1965-2004, one of Indonesia's most famous human rights and anti-corruption activists who was poisoned by an Indonesian government airline agent with arsenic on a flight to Amsterdam), Papan Kita (dingbats of Asian buildings), Sepeda (bicycle dingbats), Volkswagen (dingbats), Perangko Wayang, (shadow puppets) and Senyum (facial dingbats).
Typefaces from 2013: Paralis (multiline, prismatic).
Indonesian FontStructor (b. 1990) who made the pixel face Bit outline (2010), as well as Bold Stick (2010).
Designer in Bandung, Indonesia, who created the ornamental caps typeface Oculus (2012), a custom design for Sirkus Garut based on Georgia.
Aka Bang Dje. Indonesian designer of the free octagonal typefaces Dhuwur (2012) and Dhuwur Loro (2012), of Poleng (2012), and of the pixel faces Pesagi Kuru (2013) and Pesagi Lemu (2012). These were made with the help of FontStruct.
In 2013, Djoko designed the circuit board-inspired Ketonggeng [which, in fact, is based on the logo of the band Scorpions].
Indonesian creator (b. 1987) of the gothic face Extrakrebel 1987 (2011).
In 2012, she made Rebel Power, Stay Punx, Al Kisah (handprinted), The Modern Pirates, Extrakrebel 1987 (a daggered typeface), Black Kids (fat finger face), and Aurilia Nurlazikana (a spurred adventure movie typeface).
Based in Bandung, Indonesia, Adhreza Brahma (b. 1987) is a typographer and illustrator. At Dafont, one can download Libre (2013, bilined typeface), Variol (2013), Attic (2009) and Vol (2009). The last two are (incomplete) techno fonts. Bite of Crab (2010) is a monoline octagonal shell. Angled (2013) is a futuristic typeface inspired by traditional letter from Makassar, Indonesia called Lontara. Bite of Crab (2013) is a modular octagonal typeface.
Bandung, Indonesia-based youngster (b. 1992) who created Dogon's Tribe (2012).
Born in 1988, Hilman lives in Depok City, West Java, Indonesia, and runs Fizzetica Typefoundry or Fizzetica TypeFoundary DepokAsiana Ltd. Home at Fizz-Labz Inc.
Creator of Indonesiana Khatulistiwania (2012), FTF Hutan Rantingee (2012), FTF Indonesiana Serif Hijauwana (2012), FTF Minthee Indonesiana 3th (2012), FTF Semar (2012), FTF Minthee Limo (2012), FTF Inspillo Packagee (2012), FTF Hutan Akarasiana (2011), FTF Leafy Lopstonesia (2011), FTF Minthee Hewante (2011), Visit Indonesia 2011 (2011), LomonesiaDingbats (2010, scanbats of cameras), LostPopnicasiana (2010), FTFAhlanVeArabezFREE (2010), IndonesianaGoGraffitiana (2010), IndonesianaIsland (2010), IndonesianaScout (2010), IndonesianaSerif (2010), IndonesianaSketchSerifv.1 (2010), the slightly curly serif face Indonesiana (2009), and of IndonesianaSansJavallonia (2010, grunge), Indonesiana Bramanangkoe Repack (2010), Cellul@rofIndonesianaIsland (2010, Indonesian communication logos), and IndonesianaSerif (2009).
Fontastic Indonesia is Adien Gunarta, an Indonesian FontStructor (b. 1995) in Probolinggo, East Java. Adien Gunarta made the pixel face Benci Malaysia (2010), the handprinted Nyonya Gendut (2010), the squarish face Hutan (2010) and the irrgularly sized Madura Regular (2010). He also made the texture / knitting face Batik (2010), FoOleD bY GaYUs (2010), Probolinggo (2010, organic), Smasasinema (2010, display face), the texture face Serangkaian Pattern (2010), Indo-Malay Confrontation (2010, pixelish), Koruptor and the Bitches (2010, gothic), Qurban Feast (2010), and the curly native pattern face Mlungker (2010).
In 2011, he made Kabupaten (a sketch font), Social Monster, Buka Pusa Bersama, Ceria Lebaran, Pajarakan Studs, Batik Gangster, Maharani (handprinted), Lovely Eunike Hans (handprinted), the texture face Kawung Textile, Wildan Izzur Gunarta, Genius Jempolan Royal (scanbats), Pray For Japan, Quantum of Bali, X-Code from East (Javanese script), Hangeul (Korean simulation face), Halidians Blockserif, Moanday Earn Bored, the paper cut face Malingsia, Awesome Java, Mesin Hitung (an LCD face), Eenvoudige Batik (stitching face), Antique Paleoindonesia (patterned face), Kebencian (scratchy face), Kemasyuran Jawa (a display face with an Indonesian look), Probolinggo Sans, Londo Chino, Urban (paper cut face), Bikang Struck, Chana Remedy, Indonesian Woman (pixel dings), People Diverse (pixel dings), DBA Muslim (pixel dings), Turk and Nusa (ball terminal face), Jakarta Recycle (paper fold octagonal face), Halida Sans (a swirly version of Ubuntu), Buka Puasa Bersama, Social Monster (grunge), Ceria Lebaran Normal, Dukungan, Dukungan, Sanjaya Epoch, and Jakarta Sunken (angular face).
In 2012, he created Halidians Blockserif, Penakut, Agoestoesan, Siti Maesaroh (Arabic simulation face), Turk and Nusa, Rest in Phuket (Thai simulation typeface), Chana Remedy, Bunaken Underwater, New Madura, Moro Seneng, Endutt Normal, Antibalon, Hayyu Kaget, Damai Kpk Polri, Damai Pelajar, Jangan Bersedih (hand-printed), Ikan Besar, Senyum (hand-printed), Catatan Perjalanan (fat finger face), Wizzta, and Quick Argani.
Future Is Today
Jordan Raspatie (aka Futureistoday, b. 1981) is an apparel designer from Bandung, Indonesia. He created the experimental geometric typeface Line and Draw (2012).
Student of visual communication design in Binus University, Jakarta. Designer of Parangkerthagama (2012), an organic sans serif of Southeastern Asian heritage that was inspired by the ancient script in Negarakertagama, a book of the Majapahit Empire, that ruled much of Southeast Asia from its base in Java. [Parang is a Javanese knife.] [Google] [More] ⦿
Gilang Purnama Jaya
Undergraduate student at Bina Nusantara University, Indonesia. Creator of Voguerra (2010), which won an award at IGDA (Indonesian Graphic Design Awards) for academic typography in 2010. Voguerra looks like a standard roman face with parts of the serifs and glyphs erased and/or curved. [Google] [More] ⦿
Jason Glavy, who lives in Yokohama, runs Glavy Fonts. He has created some free fonts: JGLepcha (2001, a West-African language font), JG Chantabouli and JG Sasettha (cleaned up and extended unicode vesions of Sasettha and Chantabouli fonts created by John Durdin), JGAksaraBali, JGBasicLao, JGChamVer2, JGChamCambodia, JGChamVN, JGChantabouliLao, JGHurufJawaSanskrit, JGLaoOldArial, JGLaoOldface, JGLaoTimes, JGSoyombo (Tibetan), WL-LatinIPATimes. He used to have a bunch of Japanese fonts on his web site, including his Jindaimoji series. He also created three fonts for Makassarese/Buginese. At some point, he was associated with Saronix Japan. His Hmong page had JGCwjmemFinalVersion, JGCwjmemSecondVersion, JGCwjmemThirdVersion, JGNaadaasFinalVersion, JGNaadaasSecondVersion, JGNaadaasThirdVersion, JGPahawhFinalVersion, JGPahawhSecondVersion, JGPahawhSourceVersion, JGPahawhThirdVersion, JGPuajTxwm, all made in 2002: of these, the Pahawh series is original, while Cwjmem and Naadaas are improvements of other fonts. West African fonts designed by him: JGBassaVahHandwriting, JGBassaVahPrint, JGBete, JGKpelleA, JGKpelleB, JGNKo, JGVaiA, JGVaiB, JGVaiC. These fonts are well researched, and are based on drawings and findings by Dalby, Dr. Welmer, and Jensen. Some of Glavy's fonts for other languages: JGBasicLao, JGChamCambodia (1998), JGChamVN (1998), JGChantabouliLao, JGHurufJawaSanskrit (2001), JGLaoOldArial, JGLaoOldface, JGLaoTimes, JG Lepcha (2001), JGSoyomb (2001). [Google] [More] ⦿
Gilang Purnama Jaya (GP Typefoundry) is a Bandung, Indonesia-based graphic designer, b. 1987.
He created Nasta Sucks (2008, grunge), the grungy athletic lettering face Bandung Hardcore GP (2010) and the free gothic fonts The Underdog Journey (2010), Minggu Pagi (2010) and Goodbye Alena (2010). Creator of the "broken" constructivist face Gilang Cinta Sabrina (2010), which has only capitals.
Bandung, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1987) of Jagged (2011), Whatever (2011, handprinted), Statix (2011, squarish pixelish face), Tape The Font (2010) and Brush That Font (2011). Devian Tart link. Fontspace link. Another Devian Tart link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Designer in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Creator of Straight FWD (2012).
Illustrator in Bandung, Indonesia, who designed a beautiful ornamental caps face along the theme of Balinese culture, called Balinese Deva (2011). Balinese mythology includes creatures such as such as Barong (the king of spirits), Jatayu (the bird in ramayana), Hanoman (the white monkey), and Rangda (the demon queen). [Google] [More] ⦿
Jakarta-based designer, b. 1990. He created the spike-serifed typeface family Symmetre (2012) for Latin, Greek and Cyrillic.
Javenese typefaces: history
Jo de Baerdemaker's talk at ATypI 2010 in Dublin had this summary: Jo De Baerdemaeker discusses how the Javanese writing system, the indigenous script of pre-colonial Indonesia, was adapted to print. He focuses on the Javanese typefaces that were manufactured in The Netherlands in the nineteenth and twentieth century. The cutting of the first Javanese fount, which was undertaken at Joh. Enschedé en Zonen in Haarlem, coincided with the founding of the first printing house in Jakarta (then known as Batavia, capital of Dutch India). Less than a century later, Lettergieterij Amsterdam developed a new, simplified, Javanese fount, amongst other styles and weights. The Javanese founts of both the Dutch typefoundries were internationally well received and were distributed to polyglot printing houses throughout Europe. [Google] [More] ⦿
Freelance graphic designer in Surabaya, Indonesia. Creator of Chomsky (2009, T-26), which was inspired by the lettering on the Beastie Boys album Hello Nasty. Home page at Merdeka Ataoe Mati Design. [Google] [More] ⦿
Jo de Baerdemaeker
Designer in Surabaya, Indonesia, who made Triangle (2012), a thin purely geometric typeface, and Javanese Font (2012, a typeface inspired by a traditional Javanese font called Aksara Jawa or Hanacaraka).
Graphic design student at Bina Nusantara University in Jakarta, Indonesia, b. 1991. Creator of the special blackboard bold face Boudeline (2011), which is based on Bodoni. Also check out her art deco poster (2011). Home page. [Google] [More] ⦿
Omniglot's page on the Lontara and Makasar alphabets. I quote: The Lontara and Makasar scripts are descended from the Brahmi script of ancient India. The name lontara derives from the Malay word for the palmyra palm, lontar, the leaves of which are the traditional material for manuscripts in India, South East Asia and Indonesia. It is used to write Buginese, Makasar and Mandar, Austronesian languages spoken on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. [Google] [More] ⦿
Yogyakarta, Indonesia-based designer. He created the masculine face Venderburg (2011), the techno face Weekend Warrior (2011), Irisan Slice (2011, experimental), and Headplane (techno). [Google] [More] ⦿
Based in Indonesia (b. 1978), this graphic designer, type designer and illustrator owns and operates his own company, Mendiola Design & Associates. Mendiola is a lecturer in design at Bina Nusantara University in Jakarta and is a founding member of the Indonesian Graphic Design Forum (FDGI). He is affiliated as a type designer with The Australian Type Foundry. [Google] [More] ⦿
Indonesian designer (b. 1992) of Trifont (2011), a purely geometric counterless experiment.
New York-based foundry run by Charles Nix (b. 1967, Ohio). Fonts: Melaka, Batak, Nani, Tuk Tuk, Christmas (a softened blackletter with Christmas ornaments), Nix Rift (serif), Huta Bulon, Samosir, Island Special. Batak became ITC Batak (2002). MyFonts write-up. Charles Nix digitized the Augereau family for George Abrams in 1997 and manages the Abrams Legacy Collection, which also offers Abrams Venetian.
The company consists of Charles Nix (font design), Stefano Arcella (ornament design), and Wong Chee Yee (digitizing).
Typefaces in the New Fonts collection are derived from a rich variety of sources - from 15th century Spain to 21st century Sumatra. The Sumatran Series of fonts is inspired by hand-painted letterforms from commercial signage in the tiny village of Tuk Tuk on the island of Samosir in Northern Sumatra. The series consists of six faces: Batak, Nani, Tuk Tuk, Samosir, Melaka, and Huta Bolon.
Indonesian designer of a few free hand-printed fonts in 2013: Cute Cup by UniqueShopaholic, SJLoveLove, RixLovefool BB_by_El, GF_SnowDeco Free, RixJjimjilbangsonyu M, PhonepadTwo, Adidas By Katrina, Pea Stitchasaurus Rex, GF_007GoldenPig, HUDoran152, Bell by Octaviani, Pea Shelley Belley's Doodles, Pea Tip Top Tap. [Google] [More] ⦿
Oki S. Bayu
Pixel fonts archive organized by Oki S. Bayu from Indonesia. It has these fonts from Fonts for Flash: FFF-Access, FFF-Access-Extended, FFF-Agent-Trial, FFF-Atlantis-Trial, FFF-Estudio-Extended, FFF-Executive-Trial, FFF-Extras, FFF-Extras-2, FFF-Forward, FFF-Freedom-Trial, FFF-Galaxy, FFF-Galaxy-Bold, FFF-Galaxy-Bold-Extended, FFF-Galaxy-Extended, FFF-Galaxy-Extra-Bold, FFF-Galaxy-Extra-Bold-Extended, FFF-Harmony, FFF-Interface05, FFF-Interface06, FFF-Manager-Bold, FFF-Reaction-Trial, FFF-Sailor. [Google] [More] ⦿
Bandung and Jakarta-based artist. She created the beautiful nude female figure alphabet Fatal Femme (sic) in 2011. Each glyph has a different character taken from Indonesian mythology. Devian Tart link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Raihan Nizar (b. 1977) is the Indonesian FontStructor who made Cubos (2011, squarish and geometric), Pixelized Handwriting (2011), Lost in Future (2011, sci-fi face), Valdero (2011), Simplicity (2011, kitchen tile face), Bold Type (2011, octagonal), Fat Cribbo (2011, gridded), Block Out (2011, in the style of the commercial face Pincoya), Smooth (kitchen tile face), Quadro, Minimal (geometric, gridded, almost a kitchen tile face), Zkratchy (scratchy face), Retro Mania (almost a Western face), Techno Light, Blockz, Box Building (3d outline face), Metropol (outline techno face), Space Adventure, Electric City, Cubix, Revolution, Pixel, High Volume, and Letters In The Blocks in 2011. Many of these faces are pixelish.
Typefaces from 2012: Dequatrion (fat stencil face), Konnekto (electrical circuit font), Devoltas, Forsid (cubist painting font), Etnis (squarish), Electro (counterless and octagonal), Mr. Ken (very fat face), Squadlest (squarish), Neonize (dot matrix face), Simplicity (kitchen tile face), Sound System (squarish), High Volume, Bajaj Sans (gaspipe sans), Bulat (fat counterless typeface), Elektro (blocky, counterless), Elektro Forest, The Slabbers (Egyptian), Kotakisme (counterless and geometric), Bhekhathe (thin geometric typeface), Insomnia, Siliko (metal band logo font), Motakku (labyrinthine, op-art).
Typefaces from 2013: Luikeza, Gerobak (fat, counterless).
Ren Lin Font
Indonesian creator of the following free fonts, all hand-printed: ACCumi, ACCutePoop1, ACGarfield1, ACGarfield2, ACKagamineLenwithGuitar, ACLOVE, ACLoveTomatoby@RenLinFont, ACLuckyCat, ACMegurineLuka, ACNarutoChibi, ACNyankoKitty, ACRilakkumaChicken, ACRilakkumaDuck, ACRilakkumaHead, ACRilakkumaIceCream, ACRilakkumaSheepCostume, ACRilakkumaSleeping, ACSakuraChibi, ACStarby@RenLinFont, ACValentineBalloon, ACValentineCupid, ACmeme_troll, ACwowNyo, HIGHFONTBYOUBYC, RixJjimjilbangsonyuM.
Upon closer inspection, one notices that most fonts were ripped off from others---even the copyright info has not been changed. Examples: AC meme_troll is Kimberly Geswein's "Set Fire to the Rain". AC Rilakkuma Chicken is GF_CutePero (by KyungBea Lee, Goodfont Inc). Other fonts are copied from C. Larsen, Lauren Thompson and Brittney Murphy.
Rinaldo Sutanto (Jakarta, Indonesia) created the squarish experimental typeface Maxsym in 2012.
Rio Suzandy (Depok, Indonesia, b. 1979) is the designer (b. 1979) of the octagonal face TUPS 000 (2010) and of Brokencalk (2011), Lazy Day (2012, scratchy hand) and Rustyfatty (2011). Aka Rheeo79. Home page. [Google] [More] ⦿
Indonesian designer in Bogor, b. 1983. Creator of the squarish caps face Budaya (2012), the angular Banzai (2012), the angular caps typeface Beungeut Sia (2012) and the constructivist Marshal Risk (2012). [Google] [More] ⦿
Ritchie Ned Hansel
Ritchtype (or: artkelso)
Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer of AI Liftled (2004, LED simulation), the Al Kelso family City (2006, dingbats and techno faces): AIkelsoBisbold, AIkelsoBIisbolditalic, AIkelsoBLisblack, AIkelsoBLIisblackitalic, AIkelsoDisdingbat, AIkelsoHWishandwriting, AIkelsoIisitalic, AIkelsoLislight, AIkelsoLIislightitalic, AIkelsoRisregular. Other fonts: AI-hellvertigo (2004), AI-kelso-D-is-dingbat (2005), AI-pointe (2004, dot matrix), AI-stapler (2007), AIx Darbotzcumi (2008, a quilted typeface designed by Darbotz, known as grafiti artist from Jakarta, Indonesia).
Located in Bandung, Indonesia, Rittsu designed Reverie (2012).
Graphic Design student in the Faculty of Art and Design, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia. During his studies, Riva designed the ornamental caps typeface Archipelago Old Face (2012). [Google] [More] ⦿
Bogor, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1992) who created the pixel typeface Endlesstype (2012, FontStruct), the hand-printed Dici's Handwrite (2013), and the octagonal typefaces Enlatique (2012, +Rounded). [Google] [More] ⦿
Roger S. Nelsson
Solo, Indonesia-based designer (b.1985) of the handprinted face Coloroyd Bastard (2011).
Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of Wayang Rumput (2013), an ornamental caps typeface that is based on dry grass shadow puppets in Wayang Rumput, a Sundanese culture. This was done during studies at Bandung Institute of Technology. [Google] [More] ⦿
Indonesian creator in Jakarta (b. 1985) of The Amazing Grace (2012), Twofold Uncomplete Design (2012), Alighty Nesia (2012, an open geometric sans family), Gratis (2012, free headline sans), C7Nazara (2012) and Situjuh Hand (2012, a curly typeface).
Typefaces from 2013: Gpkn (circle-based monoline sans).
South East Asian TrueType font archive, with Thai, Burmese, Buginese, and Vietnamese fonts, for example. At the site of Dr. Vincent Houben, University of Passau in Germany. Can't locate the archive any more! [Google] [More] ⦿
Taufan Putra (b. 1986), a graphic designer in Jakarta, studied graphic design at the Institut Kesenian Jakarta (Jakarta Institute of Arts). Behance link.
Thunder Panda Dings
Bandung, Jakarta-based designer (b. 1982) of fearless Coyne (2011), Booblr (2010), ROBOCADAVER-1982 (2010), Barlow (2010, outlined and handprinted), Tweedie (3d handprinted family), Darah (2008, dripping blood font), Kick Ass Bob (2008), Banhart Black (2008), Banhart Hollow (2008), Banhart Skinny (2008, grunge), Banhart Drip (2008, paint drip grunge), thunderpanda_dings_erc_2008_ (2008), Thurston (2008, sketched letters), citrus2008ericwiryanata (2008, informal), BRANDON (2008, Kafkaesque lettering), BRANDON-02 (2008, grunge), Paranoid Rabbit (2008, grunge), Barnes_erc (2008), MetroSlum (2007), Thurston (2007, paintbrush simulation), Violent Alligator (2007, pixel), Djakarta 13210 (2007), Killer Panda (2007, handprinted), Pixel Noise (2007), Killer Panda (2006), Nemesis (2006-2007, pixelized face), Woomble (2006: see here for Woomble Version 2), Snorg-reuploadfont (2006), Snorg ver002 (2006), The Stilts (2006), Djakarta13210-future city font (2006, techno), Spaceworms (2006, almost a paperclip style font), Spaceworm ver 2 (2006), Tartarsauce (2006), THURSTON_erc (2002), Correy (2006, tall-ascendered hand), Rilo (2006, happy lettering face), Karen (2006, cool scratchy hand), The newest fashion (2006), Gibbard (2005), Tweedy Erc 01 (2005), Chocolate Muffin Font (2005), Malkmus, Folds (2006), Death Futurist (2006), Narcoleptic Dance (2006, a nice bouncy display caps face) and GambarnyaWiryanata (2005). Dafont link. Devian Tart link. Fontsy link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Indonesian graphic designer who lives in Bandung. He created a spiraling typeface called Gorga (2009), a display face called Gile lu Ndro (2010, FontStruct), a dot matrix face called Gaby Pergi Ke Bali (2011), a squarish face Move Along (2011), an octagonal face called Aha Na Masa (2011), and an Indian-look straight-edged Songket Minang (2009). Dafont link. Aka Parhudamdam. And aka Bodat Na Ngalian. [Google] [More] ⦿
Auckland, New Zealand-based creator of the free font Surak Batak. Kozok writes: The Batak alphabet, or surat batak, is descended ultimately from the from Brahmi script of ancient India by way of the Pallava and Old Kawi scripts. The Batak languages of northern Sumatra - Karo Batak, Toba Batak, Dairi Batak, Simalungun/Timur, Angkola and Mandailing Batak, and occasionally Malay. In most Batak communities, only the datu (priests) are able to read and write the Batak alphabet and they use it mainly for calendars and magical texts. This site has truetype fonts by Kozok for the Battak script: KaroNormal, MandailingNormal, PakpakNormal, SimalungunNormal, TobaNormal, VariantsNormal. Uli Kozok is Assistant Professor in Indonesian, Hawaiian and Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. [Google] [More] ⦿
Bandung, Indonesia-based creator (b. 1987) of Kallio (2011, a rounded but squarish sans).
Viananda Andrias (Bandung, Indonesia) designed the Garutan Adiwijaya typeface in 2012. This type was based on patterns found in traditional garments (batik) from Garut, Indonesia. He also made the floriated typeface Rivaurum (2012). [Google] [More] ⦿
Vicky mardian (VMF Fonts) is the Bandung, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1988) of the pirate ship and/or tattoo font Nina Script (2012). The Pro version of this font can be bought at MyFonts. Lina Script Pro (2012), which was done with Mans Grebäck, looks awfully similar, so perhaps Vicky was forced to change the name by outside forces. Mardian (2012, with Mans Grebäck) and Brother Tattoo (2012, at Mans Grebäck) are more calligraphic tattoo fonts by her.
In 2013, Vicky published the (tattoo) script face Anha Queen, the tattoo face Pure Black Demo (2013), the spurred tattoo face Lafayet Scripts, and the spurred tattooish (incomplete) logotype font Los Angeles.
Weknow is the foundry of Indonesian type designer Wino Sutarmin Kadir (b. 1979), who is based in Bogor, Jakarta. Weknow produced a large collection of free fonts from 2009-2012. He started making commercial fonts in 2012. Alternate URL. Behance link. Dafont link. Fontspace link. Klingspor link.
Creator of the unicase sans face Weknow (2009) and the roundish MisstyPoland (2009). Most of his faces are experimental.
From 2010: Helenfont (2010), Dennis Vallera (2010), Kasumichan, Karitza, Mozzie, Wings, Sharon, Noakatz, dearladysandra, arachnidlove, Alexandra, Monica (2010), Natalie, Wayner 8088, Anime Queen (2010, pixelized), Nano (2010, pixel face), Glover (2010, circular face), Frozen Pandaman (geometric), Joenine (circular), Fun Record (geometric), Gembira (circular), Gabrielle, Solgas (circular), lifeforfun (2010), znowwhite (2010), Snowmask (2010), Nine (2010), Znowwhite (2010), Cecile (2010, experiment with triangles), Coreldraw (2010, geometric, monoline), DennisVallera (2010, inspired by the vector art of Canadian Dennis Vallera), Helenfont (2010).
Designs from 2011: Michelle (circle-based), Emmilia (circle-based), Raynaliz, Polysoup, Seba, Selfregion (concentric glyphs), Wings of the dragons (octagonal), Spider, The Training Artist, Chewed Kandi, Sandra, Saintfighteraqua (geometric), Alexey (circle-based), Kristina (circle-based), Graphic Dream, Crystalcore (techno), Dominique (fat rounded), Formalart, Henderson (circle-based), Intanputripratiwi (circle-based), Kioshima (geometric), Gitchgitch (geometric), Justta, Dismecha, Self Region (labyrinthine), Alberto (monoline geometric), Abstrasctik (rounded and experimental), Nicole, Robotoc, Laggastic, Masterpanda, Mohr, Maruciel, Gabrielle, Carlos (a circle-based face), Life For Fun (geometric monoline sans), Lois Cesarano (hexagonal), Heather Thomas (circles and lines), Picaee (modular and leafy), Owaikeo (a circle and arc face), Celeste, The World, Future, Lanitta, Earthearth, Basic, Beautiful, Internationalist (monoline rounded sans caps face), Midnight Show, Plastic, Victory, Perfect, Superpower, Katarzyna, Invasion, Block, Wonderfull, Sweetest, Direction, Funrecord, Eternal Flame, Coreldarw, James Glover (circle-based), Superstar, Inside, Parallel, Million, Ocean, Never Ending Maze, Silverbend, Dragon Fly, Whatever You Want, Swinging Swan, Funatic, Soulmate, Superhero, Zetland, Letting The Cable Sleep, Weknow World, Universalisme, Ocean, Smiley Turtle, Family&Friend, Flower in the window, You&Me&Everyone Else, Astonishing, Grass Hopper, Merpati Putih, Extra Hot, Trees of Happiness, Blowing Bubble, Brain Storm, Good Morning, Flower Lover, Honestly, Jaguar, Modern Aristocrat, Pure and Simple Everytime, Ride the lightning, Proffesional (sic), Flight Stewardess, Antique Retro, Natural Technologies, Ethereal Sky, Conversation, Earth Heart.
Free typefaces from 2012: Emerald, Sweater (texture face), Fish Bone, Delicious Ketchup. The Dark Knight, String and Wire, Little Ant, Xtrapower, Standard International, Nice dream come true, Bavaria, Queen of the modern age, Science Fiction, Greatest View, Queen of the Modern Age, Made in earth, Arabian Knight, Emperor of Japan, Bill Gates Windows, Maximum Kilometer, Mineral Oil Resources, Motorcycle (curly caps), Eskimo and Polar Bear, Gladiator Sport, Aero Dynamic, Optical Fiber, High Logic, Generation (a nice all-caps shadow face), My Heart, Play Ground (multiline face), Cartoon Character, Windows in Japan, Quantum Leap (dymo label face), Computer Love, Electric City, and Copper, Valentine In Love, Weknow Windows, Punk, Graphic Design, Billy Jean Style, LMAO (rounded bold sans face), Take and Give, Indonesia Tanah Air, Swimmer Browser, Diamonds are forever (hexagonal and rounded), Tortoise, My Dear, Get Ready, Export Import, Miracle, Digital Ninja, Funtastic Million Moment, Funny and Cute, Samurai in UK, Bookmark, Once Upon A Time, Bird Feather, Respect, Aruna Aira Jasmine, Extra Cheese, Beauty and the beast, Kung Fu Master (oriental simulation typeface), Game Player (art deco), Modern Building, Trade and Mark, Grovy (sic) Kind of Life, King of Font and Typography, ABC (comic book face), Metro City (extended monoline typeface), The Art, Sprout and the bean, Scooter experiment, Sundown Sunrise (a rounded monoline sans), Art Heart, WindowsObject, Authentic Love, Dolphin Ocean Wave, British Pop Music, Master (sci-fi), Sneak Peeks, Like This, Crumble, Zebra Cross, Star Constellation, Water and Gasoline, Autumn, Aviator, So Cute, Crow Chief (bow and arrow font), Beard Rider, Skateboard, Panel, Swallow Sky Night, Hotel Motel (fat finger face), Techno Various, Zooming Track, Robo Cop, Dance Fever, West Java, Ivory Culture, Push The Button (art deco), Highway Patrol (blocked black typeface), Sausage, Little Atom, Mick Jagged, Life Is Final (copperplate), Total Hammer, Cybertooth, Modern Craft, Riding The World, Boarder (counterless), Essential Arrangement, Sensation, Helmet, Smile, Little Think Big Impact, Airplane, Young and Free, The Futurist, Creative Mind, House Builder, Falling in love, My Font (a rounded monoline oblique sans), Proffesional (sic) Edition, Young Forever, Brown Fox, We Know, Prehistoric, Frankenstein Monster, Great Adventure, You Makes Me Happy, The One and Only Me, Wireframe (3d face), Ceramic (3d face), Winner, The Amazing Me, Cycle, Asia Pacific, Written on the hand, Love is blind, Luxurious Sexy, Robotic, Nano (dot matrix face), King Of The World, Roller Blade, Antelope Run, Elemental, Champion Coffee Cup, Bandit, Arcade, Zetland, The Training Artist, Technique, Neon Glow, Fruit Vegetable, Archieve, Experiment Butterfly, French Fries, Remember Memory, Rocksteady, Electro Static Rain, Science Channel (stencil face), Surfing and Play, Umbrella, The Wizard, Great Leader, Bare Knuckle Fight, The Wizard of One Click, Extra Large, Stabilo Spidol, Onion Rings, Strawberry, Lets Do It Again, Modern Script, Amazing Symphony, Psychedelic, Jump Street, The Earth (modular), Brigade Army, Extraordinary, Cobra on Coconut Tree, Natural Beauty, Anything Mean Everything, Smoke on the water, Write A Letter, Everybody, Together, Planting And Seeding, Savior Light Our Way, All Around The World, Think More For Solution, Yesterday, Techno Tech, Prudent, Metamorphosys, Keep quite and simple (sic), India Hair Style, Catalyst, Bamboo Shoot, Global Capitalism, Water Drop, Thunder Jagger, The Science Archaeologist, The Happy Face Smile, Pyramid Inverted, Jailbreak, Game of Life, Fun Raiser, Athletic, Android Robot (sci-fi), Croissant Sandwich, Ocean Free, Thursday, Crochet Pattern, Firework, Futuristic, Pocket (rounded bold sans), Entertainment, Technology (bubblegum face), So This Is It (inline caps face), Everything (circle-based font), Auto Mobile, Futurism, Rhinoceros Break, Enormous (angulat headline face), The Quick (octagonal), Over The Mountain (wavy face), Frame Work, Interplanetary, Antariksa (rounded sans), Airwaves, Strong in the heart, Pure And Simple Everytime (rounded organic sans), Gitchgitch (rounded organic sans), Monica, The Lazy Dog (grunge), True Self Reliant, Think Techno, Street, Symbol (constructivist), Post Rock, Moon Light (plump and round), Jumping Running, Green Avocado, Bunga Melati Putih, Bizzare, World Word, Little Rainy Day (dot matrix), Animaline (animal dingbats), Smart Watch, At Most Sphere, Sweet Lollipop (curly), Painting The Light, Flattered, Earth Aircraft Universe, Daydreamer, Earth Aircraft Universe, Flattered, Welcome to Planet Earth, People Quark, Friendly Robot, Biological, Splashing, Freezer, Ragatnia Clara (a nice script), The Happy Face Return.
Typefaces from 2013: Cat Eyes, Stay True, Where Wolf, The Sound, Royal Jelly, Grumpy Cat, Aku Cinta Kamu, Yellow, Innovation, Invisible Man, Archieve, Electro Magnet, Bamboo Chopsticks, Valentine's Day, True Love, Club Golf, Your Smile, Guitar On Stage, Karate (oriental simulation), Recognition, Sleeping Beauty (plump lettering), Gelombang Radio, Frozen Ice, Sport Center, Reflection, Enjoy The Time, Fillet O Fish (brushed caps), Artistic, Flower Generation (psychedelia), Heart Shaped, Adore You, Jelang (textured typeface), Stargazer, Army Of Me. [Google] [MyFonts] [More] ⦿
Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of the ornamental caps typeface Relics of Sailendra (2012). This typeface is a modification of Baskerville Old Style, with the flesh of the glyphs replaced by elements that are based on decorations found on some temples of the Sailendra dynasty. [Google] [More] ⦿
Wino Sutarmin Kadir
Yohanes Merci is a student in Universitas Multimedia Nusantara in Jakarta, Indonesia. Behance link.