Comb

OurType Comb is a suite of fonts specifically created for designing forms. Aware of all the challenges entailed by such jobs, Frederik set out to develop an effective tool that would solve them.

Designed by Frederik Berlaen. Published by OurType in 2010

Starts at $28.10 for a single style and is available for:

OurType Comb by Frederik Berlaen is a suite of fonts specifically created for designing forms. Aware of all the challenges entailed by such design jobs, Frederik set out to develop an effective tool that would solve them — a type family of sanserif monospaced fonts in an extended number of weights and styles. The text fonts - Comb Text - are accompanied by an additional font - Comb Forms - which contains a comprehensive range of drawn elements such as boxes, lines and combs, quintessential to designing forms.

The Text fonts have monospaced width, whereas the Forms font has a matching gridded width. Several stylistic alternates built into the Comb Text fonts make sure the text can be easily aligned and centered with the boxes and other graphic elements of Comb Forms.

The first sketches of Comb date back to 2007. With all pending limitations in mind, Frederik chose an informal look to his sanserif, with friendly humanist details but sturdy and reliable when 'doing the job'. When used in various other design environments, the Comb sanserif fonts will pleasantly surprise with their qualities despite an apparent uncomplicated look.

Comb fonts come in five weights - Thin, Light, Normal, Bold and Black - of roman and italic designs of monospaced width and, together with the Comb Forms, bring the family to a total of eleven fonts. Available in pro set (PRO), Comb includes lining figures; fractions; comprehensive scientific superiors and inferiors, nominators and denominators; case sensitive punctuation sets; mathematical and monetary symbols; stylistic alternates, an extended choice of arrows, standard and discretionary ligatures; and a complete range of accents for all (Latin script based) Western, Central and East European languages. No small caps are available for this font family.

120
Zyklisches Jodeln ist in Bayern versuchsweise erlaubt. Österreich und Südtirol zeigen auch Interesse an der Therapie.
70
Zyklisches Jodeln ist in Bayern versuchsweise erlaubt. Österreich und Südtirol zeigen auch Interesse an der Therapie.
40
Zyklisches Jodeln ist in Bayern versuchsweise erlaubt. Österreich und Südtirol zeigen auch Interesse an der Therapie.
25
Zyklisches Jodeln ist in Bayern versuchsweise erlaubt. Österreich und Südtirol zeigen auch Interesse an der Therapie.
18
Zyklisches Jodeln ist in Bayern versuchsweise erlaubt. Österreich und Südtirol zeigen auch Interesse an der Therapie.
12
Zyklisches Jodeln ist in Bayern versuchsweise erlaubt. Österreich und Südtirol zeigen auch Interesse an der Therapie.
120
Zyklisches Jodeln ist in Bayern versuchsweise erlaubt. Österreich und Südtirol zeigen auch Interesse an der Therapie.
70
Zyklisches Jodeln ist in Bayern versuchsweise erlaubt. Österreich und Südtirol zeigen auch Interesse an der Therapie.
40
Zyklisches Jodeln ist in Bayern versuchsweise erlaubt. Österreich und Südtirol zeigen auch Interesse an der Therapie.
25
Zyklisches Jodeln ist in Bayern versuchsweise erlaubt. Österreich und Südtirol zeigen auch Interesse an der Therapie.
18
Zyklisches Jodeln ist in Bayern versuchsweise erlaubt. Österreich und Südtirol zeigen auch Interesse an der Therapie.
12
Zyklisches Jodeln ist in Bayern versuchsweise erlaubt. Österreich und Südtirol zeigen auch Interesse an der Therapie.
Type to compare other characters
&
Thin
&
Light
&
Forms
&
Normal
&
Bold
&
Black
&
Noel Gallagher may not read it
Noel Gallagher’s statement that reading fiction is a “fucking waste of time” and readers are “putting themselves a tiny little bit above the rest of us” – is a valuable contribution.
Cathy Nicol: Isle of Joy
Vince Smith met bandmates Jim Kelly and Nancy Gibbs at a Sex Pistols concert, where he tried to kiss Sid Vicious’ guitar and got a bloody nose. Together they formed Aftershock, and for a while they made a lot of noise, a bit of money and caused a sensation wherever they went.
View this style in detail
Musicians don’t retire; they stop when there’s no more music in them.
— Louis Armstrong
View this style in detail
Punctuation
!
"
#
%
&
'
(
)
*
,
-
.
/
:
;
?
@
[
\
]
^
_
`
{
}
¡
§
¨
¯
´
·
¸
¿
Uppercase
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
Lowercase
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
j
k
l
m
n
o
p
q
r
s
t
u
v
w
x
y
z
Phonetic Extensions
ɔ
ə
ɛ
ɲ
ɵ
Modifiers
ˆ
ˇ
˘
˙
˚
˛
˜
˝
Combining Diacritical Marks
̛
̬
Ligatures
Currency
$
¢
£
¤
¥
Symbols
+
<
=
>
|
~
¬
±
×
÷
Decimal
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Other
²
³
¹
¼
½
¾
Mathematical Operators
Superscripts and Subscripts
Number Forms
Miscellaneous
¦
©
®
°
Letterlike
Arrows
Geometric Shapes
Lowercase
µ
ß
à
á
â
ã
ä
å
æ
ç
è
é
ê
ë
ì
í
î
ï
ð
ñ
ò
ó
ô
õ
ö
ø
ù
ú
û
ü
ý
þ
ÿ
ā
ă
ą
ć
ĉ
ċ
č
ď
đ
ē
ĕ
ė
ę
ě
ĝ
ğ
ġ
ģ
ĥ
ħ
ĩ
ī
ĭ
į
ı
ij
ĵ
ķ
ĸ
ĺ
ļ
ľ
ŀ
ł
ń
ņ
ň
ʼn
ŋ
ō
ŏ
ő
œ
ŕ
ŗ
ř
ś
ŝ
ş
š
ţ
ť
ŧ
ũ
ū
ŭ
ů
ű
ų
ŵ
ŷ
ź
ż
ž
ſ
ƒ
ơ
ư
dž
lj
nj
dz
ǻ
ǽ
ǿ
ș
ț
ȝ
ȧ
ȳ
ȷ
Uppercase
À
Á
Â
Ã
Ä
Å
Æ
Ç
È
É
Ê
Ë
Ì
Í
Î
Ï
Ð
Ñ
Ò
Ó
Ô
Õ
Ö
Ø
Ù
Ú
Û
Ü
Ý
Þ
Ā
Ă
Ą
Ć
Ĉ
Ċ
Č
Ď
Đ
Ē
Ĕ
Ė
Ę
Ě
Ĝ
Ğ
Ġ
Ģ
Ĥ
Ħ
Ĩ
Ī
Ĭ
Į
İ
IJ
Ĵ
Ķ
Ĺ
Ļ
Ľ
Ŀ
Ł
Ń
Ņ
Ň
Ŋ
Ō
Ŏ
Ő
Œ
Ŕ
Ŗ
Ř
Ś
Ŝ
Ş
Š
Ţ
Ť
Ŧ
Ũ
Ū
Ŭ
Ů
Ű
Ų
Ŵ
Ŷ
Ÿ
Ź
Ż
Ž
Ɔ
Ə
Ɛ
Ɲ
Ɵ
Ơ
Ư
DŽ
LJ
NJ
DZ
Ǻ
Ǽ
Ǿ
Ș
Ț
Ȝ
Ȧ
Ȳ
Titlecase
Dž
Lj
Nj
Dz
Lowercase
μ
π

Please update your browser

Sorry, your browser (Other .) is out-of-date. It has known security flaws and is too old and rickety to handle the awesome innovative features of our webshop. Please update your browser to see FontShop.com in its full glory.

Google Chrome Safari Firefox
No thanks