The original version of DIN was released in 1931 and was created for use in engineering and technical applications such as traffic signs. DIN is known for its intentionally unrefined and primitive look—like it was created by an engineer rather than a designer. In 1995, DIN was updated by Dutch designer Albert-Jan Pool and released through FontFont. Its popularity exploded after that and it continues to be a popular typeface on the web.

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DIN Specimen

DIN Type Specimen

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DIN Font Pairings

Chateau Orlando
Apr 7, 2022
Fonts — Windsor, Antique Olive, DIN
Jan 18, 2021
Within 2018
Oct 31, 2017
Fonts — Noe Display, Futura, Garamond, DIN
Jun 15, 2017
Fonts — Campton, DIN
Santa Fe Institute
Apr 10, 2017
Fonts — Chap, DIN
Feb 5, 2017
Fonts — ITC Souvenir, DIN
Dec 4, 2016
Fonts — Domaine Display, DIN
Mar 2, 2016
Fonts — Tiempos Text, DIN
Cienne NY
Jun 8, 2015
Fonts — GT Walsheim, Farnham, DIN
Jun 7, 2015
Fonts — DIN, Playfair Display
Audience Ops
May 17, 2015
Fonts — Clarendon, Adelle Sans, DIN
May 11, 2015
Fonts — Publico, DIN
Mar 18, 2015
Fonts — Baskerville, DIN
Feb 13, 2015
Fonts — GT Walsheim, DIN
Misha Nonoo
Sep 16, 2014
Fonts — Freight Display, DIN
Public School
Sep 14, 2014
Fonts — Arnhem, DIN, DIN Mono
Kerem Suer
Jun 1, 2014
Fonts — DIN, Andale Mono
Mar 30, 2014
Fonts — Harmonia Sans, DIN
adidas Journeys
Sep 19, 2013
Fonts — DIN
Aug 27, 2013
Fonts — DIN, Inconsolata
Jul 2, 2013
Fonts — Plantin, DIN
Bruno Felicio
Jun 28, 2013
Fonts — FF Tisa, Avenir, DIN

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