Ballast is a slab serif typeface designed by Ben Kiel and published through XYZ Type. The design began in 2017 as a custom typeface for New York magazine. The family is currently a work-in-progress that can be purchased on Future Fonts.

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Ballast Specimen

Ballast Type Specimen

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