Marvin Visions - A Typeface With Character

This probably isn't new to you, as Marvin Visions made the rounds on the Internet about 3 weeks ago. However–I couldn't have anyone miss this gorgeous typeface brought to life by Mathieu Triay, for the very adequate purpose of serving as the identity of a science fiction magazine, Visions.

The reason Marvin Visions deserves a standalone feature today is because of the sheer amount of detail provided in its specimen page, alongside the beautiful type examples designed with it in mind. In fact, Marvin Visions is a modern re-interpretation of Marvin, a typeface designed in the late 60's, but so much more balanced than it ever was. From the author:

When everyone is looking for their next workhorse, here comes Marvin Visions – a typeface with character, made to stand out. Like the original, it’s uppercase only and solely for display use. Unlike the original, this new design wants to be more sturdy and versatile. It has tight-not-touching default spacing, and it sports diacritics for most European languages as well as Cyrillic glyphs. It has been enhanced with a number of symbols, including arrows and an ‘at sign’, on top of a completely redrawn figure set. 

Here are some of the example posters designed with Marvin Visions.


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