Inktraps in Serif Designs

Wiewauters's picture

I was wondering if extreme inktraps, like the ones you find in certain designs like Amplitude of Bell Centennial, sometimes become a design element in serif typefaces. Does anybody know any typefaces which have them? Farnham has them to a certain extent, do you know of any others.


clauses's picture

Exchange by Tobias Frere-Jones. And then there is this other one with enormous ink traps - Olga:

Stephen Coles's picture

Eason's serif connections could be considered ink traps.

Randy's picture

Christian Robertson's under construction Serif Beta contains robust ink traps in the Caption weight.
The Betatype Beta Beta is available for free download at

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Wiewauters's picture

Thank you for the valuable input. Keep em coming!

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