Good design begins with fine typesetting. Celebrate the art of character spacing with our popular release, Well Kerned.
The term "kern" originated in the days of metal type. Negative letterspacing required trimming the side of a character to allow the printing face, or kern, to rest on the adjoining letter. Today the term refers to the adjustment of space between pairs of letters and is often confused with tracking, the overall adjustment of groups of letters or blocks of text.
Set in Neuzit S Book Heavy, designed by Wilhelm C. Pischner first as Neuzeit-Grotesk in 1928. Neuzeit S was introduced by Linotype-Hell AG in 1966.