When designing web sites, especially minimalist sites, typography is a big thing. So inevitably the question arises: What is the most minimalist typeface? And right after: Can it even be said that some typefaces are more minimalist than others?
Three possible answers:
Each of these are true. The last one is the least interesting in this context of course, and I’ll leave that one for what it is. I’ll elaborate on the first two with some examples.
Bradford Ulrich, a webdesigner from Oklahoma, U.S.A., tried to cut out the unnecessary parts of the letters while still keeping them legible:
Somewhat similarly, the typeface below is a study of how much (or how little) of each letter is needed for legibility. It’s called FF You Can (Read Me) and was designed by Phil Baines.
It is for download at FontFont.