FF Scala Sans

FF Scala Sans is a humanist sans-serif typeface designed by Martin Majoor and released in 1993 through FontFont. The design feels very much like an Old Style serif without the serifs and has a strong calligraphic feel that is especially pronounced in the italics. FF Scala Sans is famously used to set the type in the typographer’s bible, The Elements of Typographic Style, combined with Minion.

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FF Scala Sans Specimen

FF Scala Sans Type Specimen

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FF Scala Sans Font Pairings

Carne Bollente
Jul 30, 2016
Fonts — FF Scala, FF Scala Sans
Ike Kligerman Barkley
May 26, 2015
Fonts — Larish Alte, FF Scala Sans
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