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Majör Mono Display (free font)

The geometric, light and all uppercase typeface Majöron a mobile phone in a headline and pull quote.

Monospace typeface

by Emre Parlak on Google Fonts

1 style

Light

License for web/app usage

Free

Best for

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

Specialty

A very different style for the uppercase letters with a constructive and playful vibe.

My thoughts on Majör Mono Display

Majör Mono Display is the name and also the game. This monospaced all uppercase typeface is made for display purposes, very geometric but still friendly. I like the squarish and yet rounded look, and how elegant the light weight seems at very large sizes (40 px and above).

When you write it in lowercase letters, it would even work for a short paragraph and looks quite uniform. But Majör’s superpower are the very funky and funny uppercase letters. Some characters become extremely bold and contrasting (like the N), pretty subtle (like the A that turns into a triangle), a bit unclear (like the H), unbalanced (like the F), or rather complex (like the R). Looking at the figures brings me joy with this slashed zero.

super constructive a lot of contrast monospaced and with 100% fancy figures 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 & nice alternatives.
The weird uppercase letters could almost be from a logotype or something. At times becomes very unbalanced, but if you embrace that concept it might be a cool USP for your project.

Majör Mono Display is available on Google Fonts and could be a great pick for a project that wants to create friction, appear a bit off and yet unique, and show this in a title or the headings. Happy to read your thoughts on Majör in the comments below!

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2 Comments

  1. My first reaction was dislike. But it reminds me of notebook doodles, so I’m warming up to it. Maybe for headings in a casual blog?

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