Kitami

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Easy

peasy,

lemon

squeezy!

Easy

peasy,

lemon

squeezy!

About the font

About the font Kitami

For Kitami, I've returned to the idea of a pared down, geometric sans-serif; it seems to be an area that fascintes me. Talbot Type Kampen was inspired by others attempts at a minimal typeface and for that I explored the square approach, more akin to Wim Crouwel's Neu Alphabet.

I guess Kitami is similar in concept to Kampen but is round where Kampen is square, so adheres more to the Universal Typeface by Herbert Bayer, when he was working at the Bauhaus in the 1920s.

His aim was to create a single style, that circumvented the need for separate upper and lower case sets. I think that was noble but ultimately doomed to failure, so have created both upper and lower case versions of Kitami. 

I didn't intend for Kitami to be a stencil typeface but instead wanted each character to be described by a single stroke, or failing that a series of strokes but always as few as possible — for purity. The result is a typeface that could be described as a stencil font but I prefer to describe it as minimal.

Full glyph set

Kitami Regular character set

Set your own text

All Talbot Type fonts are packaged with their equivalent italic, so £16 gets you the Roman and Italic pair.

There are several different End User License Agreements available, for specifically different uses. All Talbot Type fonts are priced similarly but license prices vary according to use.

Each of the standard licenses available are listed below. If you’re not sure which license you require click here or on the button to the left, for more information about the different licenses and what they cover.

The prices for Desktop fonts and Webfonts below are quoted for 1 – 5 users and 10,000 pageviews per month respectively.

If you need more users or pageviews you can adjust the order before checkout. Note the special discounted Desktop and Webfont Combined license, if you require both.

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If your requirements are not covered by any of the standard use licenses below, please contact Talbot Type to discuss your needs.

Kitami Regular

Desktop
(OTF)
£16
Webfont
(WOFF, WOFF2, EOT, TTF, SVG)
£16
Combined
(Desktop & webfont)
£28
eBook
(OTF)
£32
App
(OTF)
£160
Server
(OTF)
£160

Kitami Bold

Desktop
(OTF)
£16
Webfont
(WOFF, WOFF2, EOT, TTF, SVG)
£16
Combined
(Desktop & webfont)
£28
eBook
(OTF)
£32
App
(OTF)
£160
Server
(OTF)
£160

Kitami Heavy

Desktop
(OTF)
£16
Webfont
(WOFF, WOFF2, EOT, TTF, SVG)
£16
Combined
(Desktop & webfont)
£28
eBook
(OTF)
£32
App
(OTF)
£160
Server
(OTF)
£160

Kitami Family

Desktop
(OTF)
£44
Webfont
(WOFF, WOFF2, EOT, TTF, SVG)
£44
Combined
(Desktop & webfont)
£78
eBook
(OTF)
£88
App
(OTF)
£440
Server
(OTF)
£440

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