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Besley (free font)

The typeface Besly on a mobile phone with a headline, body text and a pull quote

Slab Serif

by indestructible type*

12 Styles

Regular to Fatface with italics

Variable font

2 axes (weight, italic)

License

Free (SIL Open Font License)

Use it for

  • Headings (display text)
  • Long reading text (body text)
  • User Interfaces (functional text)

My thoughts on Besley

I love this contemporary redesign of the all times classic Clarendron. It captures the vibe of the original but with more consistency, fitting italics in one beautiful variable font. And the Fatface is marvelously attention grabbing! Use it for your next long reading text project or as a stunning display typeface.

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