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What are some of the biggest superfamilies?
I think Trivia must hold the record.
One of the best-known superfamilies is of course Luc(as) de Groot’s Thesis, currently including the following members:
– TheSans (Hair/Condensed)
– TheSansMono (SemiCondensed/Condensed/Typewriter)
– TheMix (Condensed)
There’s a lot of potential for expansion, obviously. Can’t wait to see the release of TheAntiquaSun Mono SemiCondensed Hair.
Try these on for size: http://www.fontshop.com/fontlist/super_families/
Panoptica doesn’t have as many fonts as Trivia, but it equals the number of styles (seven), with a different plan:
Oldstyle (Regular & Italic)
Sans (Regular, Medium and Bold)