Halvar, a German engineered type system that extends to extremes
Halvar Breitschrift BoldClick to Edit
We agreed to make Halvar truly flexible. We wanted to make it multi-axis so that designers could tune the weight, width and slant for responsive interfaces and editorial design challenges.
Halvar Breitschrift Medium SlantedClick to Edit
12° and 24°
Halvar Breitschrift Hairline SuperSlantedClick to Edit
Halvar Breitschrift Hairline
Halvar Breitschrift ExtraThin
Halvar Breitschrift Thin
Halvar Breitschrift Light
Halvar Breitschrift Regular
Halvar Breitschrift Medium
Halvar Breitschrift Bold
Halvar Breitschrift ExtraBold
Halvar Breitschrift Black
Halvar Breitschrift Black Slanted
Halvar Breitschrift ExtraBold Slanted
Halvar Breitschrift Bold Slanted
Halvar Breitschrift Medium Slanted
Halvar Breitschrift Regular Slanted
Halvar Breitschrift Light Slanted
Halvar Breitschrift Thin Slanted
Halvar Breitschrift ExtraThin Slanted
Halvar Breitschrift Hairline Slanted
Halvar Breitschrift Hairline SuperSlanted
Halvar Breitschrift ExtraThin SuperSlanted
Halvar Breitschrift Thin SuperSlanted
Halvar Breitschrift Light SuperSlanted
Halvar Breitschrift Regular SuperSlanted
Halvar Breitschrift Medium SuperSlanted
Halvar Breitschrift Bold SuperSlanted
Halvar Breitschrift ExtraBold SuperSlanted
Halvar Breitschrift Black SuperSlanted

With bulky proportions and constructed forms, Halvar is a pragmatic grotesk with the raw charm of an engineer. A type system ready to explore, Halvar has 81 styles, wide to condensed, hairline to black, roman to oblique and then to superslanted, structured into three subfamilies: the wide Breitschrift, regular Mittelschrift and condensed Engschrift. Designed to be as adaptable in application as it is steady in appearance, this spectrum makes Halvar as ideal for complex corporate identity solutions as it is for particular ones. For industrial duties, a stencil display version is also available.

Halvar is not only built to be flexible, but technical. Apart from the SuperSlanted, all its font styles are multiplexed—a word in one Halvar’s roman or italic widths will occupy the same space regardless of weight—allowing for fine work in annual reports, interface design, or anywhere space is at a premium and the demands of reflow, rollover and animation need to be considered.

With a character set that includes extended Latin, Greek and Cyrillic and supports more than 190 languages, Halvar’s styles have German names and multilingual ambitions. Perfect for cross-market branding. To ensure TypeMates’ usual high standards throughout all glyphs, the Cyrillic and Greek letterforms were developed in consultation with native readers.

Needless to say, a font system this comprehensive is shipped with tabular figures, circled highlights, superscripts, as well as fractions. Alternate characters let Halvar toggle between two additional stylistic sets: one plain and functional, another distinct and digital.

With manual TrueType hinting and special attention to text styles, a stable x-height, contemporary proportions and a robust design, Halvar is optimised for screen performance and ready to meet any challenge in user interface typography.

Engineered with a multi-axis mindset, this complex typefamily can be supplemented with customised styles. If you need any intermediate widths or slanted styles with different angles, please contact us. A pre-release variable font is also available.

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Designed by
Lisa Fischbach, Jakob Runge & Nils Thomsen
Potrait Type Designer Ilya Ruderman Yury Ostromentsky Type Today
Consulting on Cyrillic
Ilya Ruderman & Yury Ostromentsky
Maria Doreuli
Consulting on Cyrillic
Maria Doreuli
Kostas Bartsokas Type Mates Portrait
Consulting on Greek
Kostas Bartsokas
Potrait Type Production Alphabet Type
improving the screen performance
Alphabet Type

otf and ttf for desktop and apps, plus woff, woff2 and eot for web

This is Halvar Mittelschrift from the Halvar font system. 27 styles containing 9 weights in Normal and 2 Slanted versions, more than 900 glyphs per font.

Language Support
Open Type Features

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Halvar Breitschrift Family
359.00 179.50
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Halvar Breitschrift Hairline
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Halvar Breitschrift Hairline Slanted
59.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Hairline SuperSlanted
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59.00
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Halvar Breitschrift ExtraThin
59.00
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59.00
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Halvar Breitschrift ExtraThin Slanted
59.00
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59.00
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Halvar Breitschrift ExtraThin SuperSlanted
59.00
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59.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Thin
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Halvar Breitschrift Thin Slanted
59.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Thin SuperSlanted
59.00
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59.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Light
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Halvar Breitschrift Light Slanted
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59.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Light SuperSlanted
59.00
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59.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Regular
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59.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Regular Slanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Regular SuperSlanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Medium
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Halvar Breitschrift Medium Slanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Medium SuperSlanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Bold
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Halvar Breitschrift Bold SuperSlanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Bold Slanted
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Halvar Breitschrift ExtraBold
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59.00
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59.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Black
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Halvar Breitschrift Black Slanted
59.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Family
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Halvar Breitschrift Hairline
236.00
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236.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Hairline SuperSlanted
236.00
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236.00
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Halvar Breitschrift ExtraThin
236.00
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236.00
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236.00
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236.00
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Halvar Breitschrift ExtraThin SuperSlanted
236.00
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236.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Thin
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Halvar Breitschrift Thin Slanted
236.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Thin SuperSlanted
236.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Light
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Halvar Breitschrift Light Slanted
236.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Light SuperSlanted
236.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Regular
236.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Regular Slanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Regular SuperSlanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Medium
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Halvar Breitschrift Medium Slanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Bold
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Halvar Breitschrift ExtraBold
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Halvar Breitschrift Black
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Halvar Breitschrift Family
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Halvar Breitschrift Hairline
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Halvar Breitschrift ExtraThin
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Halvar Breitschrift Light
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Halvar Breitschrift Light Slanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Light SuperSlanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Regular
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Halvar Breitschrift Regular Slanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Regular SuperSlanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Medium
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Halvar Breitschrift Medium Slanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Bold
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Halvar Breitschrift Bold SuperSlanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Bold Slanted
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Halvar Breitschrift ExtraBold
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Halvar Breitschrift ExtraBold Slanted
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Halvar Breitschrift ExtraBold SuperSlanted
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Halvar Breitschrift Black
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Halvar Breitschrift Black Slanted
590.00
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590.00
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Halvar Breitschrift Black SuperSlanted
590.00
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590.00
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