Air Superfamily™

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What is the Air Superfamily™ font?

In B-movie awesomeness, Air began as Grotesk vs. Grotesque. I was trying to unify the prevailing traits of German and English Grotes(que/k)s in order to make something different but familiar. I am NOT trying to reinvent Helvetica (snore), so get that out of your system. From the onset, I intended this typeface to be a true workhorse that offers infinite options and flexibility for the user. At its core, it is the maturation of the Aaux Next skeleton I developed years ago. I worked out Aaux Next to settle my issues and love for Akzidenz. With Aaux Next, I strove to be mechanical, cold and unforgiving with it. I was single, young, cocky and it fit. Now I’m married, kids, dog and have found that I’ve turned into a big softy. When I look at Aaux Next (and have for the past few years) I see another typeface trying to eek out. I wanted it to avoid the trappings of robotic sans, quick tricks and compromises. The typeface’s DNA needed to be drawn and not just generated on a screen — so I set aside a year. More…
I love type. I love working with type. I hate when my options for a slanted complement is only oblique or italic. I set out to produce both to balance usage — there are more than enough reasons to prepare both and I want the user to feel free to consciously choose (and have the option to choose) the appropriate typeface for print, web, etc. That flexibility was central to my decision-making process. The Oblique is immediate and aggressive. The Italic was redrawn at a less severe angle with far more movement and, as a result, is far more congenial when paired with the Uprights.
Condensed and Compressed. Yep, why not? I know I would use them.
There are nine weights currently available. The logical progression of weights and the intended flexibility demanded I explore a number of light weights and their potential uses — this has produced a number of ‘light without being too light’ options that really work based on the size. The result is a robust 81-font superfamily that is functional, professional, and highly legible without compromising its personality. Pair that with over 900 characters per font that includes ligatures, discretionary ligatures, stylistic alternates, fractions, proportional/tabular lining and proportional/tabular oldstyle figures, numerators, denominators, ordinals, superiors, inferiors, small caps, case-sensitive functionality and extensive language support and you have a versatile superfamily well-suited for any project.

Air Superfamily™ Font families

The Air Superfamily™ includes the following font families:

  • Air Thin
  • Air Thin Italic
  • Air Thin Oblique
  • Air UltraLight
  • Air UltraLight Italic
  • Air UltraLight Oblique
  • Air Light
  • Air Light Italic
  • Air Light Oblique
  • Air
  • Air Italic
  • Air Oblique
  • Air Medium
  • Air Medium Italic
  • Air Medium Oblique
  • Air SemiBold
  • Air SemiBold Italic
  • Air SemiBold Oblique
  • Air Bold
  • Air Bold Italic
  • Air Bold Oblique
  • Air Heavy
  • Air Heavy Italic
  • Air Heavy Oblique
  • Air Black
  • Air Black Italic
  • Air Black Oblique
  • Air Compressed Thin
  • Air Compressed Thin Italic
  • Air Compressed Thin Oblique
  • Air Compressed UltraLight
  • Air Compressed UltraLight Italic
  • Air Compressed UltraLight Oblique
  • Air Compressed Light
  • Air Compressed Light Italic
  • Air Compressed Light Oblique
  • Air Compressed Regular
  • Air Compressed Italic
  • Air Compressed Oblique
  • Air Compressed Medium
  • Air Compressed Medium Italic
  • Air Compressed Medium Oblique
  • Air Compressed SemiBold
  • Air Compressed SemiBold Italic
  • Air Compressed SemiBold Oblique
  • Air Compressed Bold
  • Air Compressed Bold Italic
  • Air Compressed Bold Oblique
  • Air Compressed Heavy
  • Air Compressed Heavy Italic
  • Air Compressed Heavy Oblique
  • Air Compressed Black
  • Air Compressed Black Italic
  • Air Compressed Black Oblique
  • Air Condensed Thin
  • Air Condensed Thin Italic
  • Air Condensed Thin Oblique
  • Air Condensed UltraLight
  • Air Condensed UltraLight Italic
  • Air Condensed UltraLight Oblique
  • Air Condensed Light
  • Air Condensed Light Italic
  • Air Condensed Light Oblique
  • Air Condensed Regular
  • Air Condensed Italic
  • Air Condensed Oblique
  • Air Condensed Medium
  • Air Condensed Medium Italic
  • Air Condensed Medium Oblique
  • Air Condensed SemiBold
  • Air Condensed SemiBold Italic
  • Air Condensed SemiBold Oblique
  • Air Condensed Bold
  • Air Condensed Bold Italic
  • Air Condensed Bold Oblique
  • Air Condensed Heavy
  • Air Condensed Heavy Italic
  • Air Condensed Heavy Oblique
  • Air Condensed Black
  • Air Condensed Black Italic
  • Air Condensed Black Oblique

Air Superfamily™ Preview

Here is a preview of how Air Superfamily™ will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.


Is Air Superfamily™ Free to Download?

No. This is a premium font that you can download from MyFonts.com Please don't waste your time looking for a free download of Air Superfamily™ as you just won't find it.

It's highly unlikely that this font can be found for free on the web. If you do, then potentially you'll risk getting viruses on your computer. One thing to remember is that it's illegal to use this font if you didn't pay for it!

Do the right thing. If you want Air Superfamily™ then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts to get it with the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their hard work. :)