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Valnera is a low-contrast humanist serif typeface of a distinctly angular design which works well at display and text sizes. Valnera comes in eight weights with matching italics and the headline font Valnera Monster. It has open counters and flat horizontal curves. Its simil-slab serifs are strong and its horizontal terminals show the influence of a broad pen. Connections between stems and arches are very sharp. Cuts at crotches are also sharp and work like ink traps. The angular appearance produces a somewhat interrupted construction of counters of some round letters too – reminiscent of Dwiggins’s m-formula. While suggesting spiky Alpine landscapes Valnera evokes the calligraphic appeal of Oldřich Menhart’s typefaces. It also expresses in a very contemporary way that kind of 1970s photocomposition feeling typical of two iconic faces: Cartier (1967) and ITC Mendoza (1991). First designed in 2010-2011, Valnera was reviewed, updated and completed in collaboration with CAST. A random version, Valnera Random, has been developed in order to obtain a greater variety of text images.

Designed by Riccardo De Franceschi

Production years: 2010-2019

Total Glyphs: 3053

Supported Languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Latvian Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portugese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanisch, Swedish, Turkish, Zulu


  • Valnera Variable
  • Valnera Random Variable
  • Valnera Monster Variable
  • ExtraLight
  • ExtraLight Italic
  • Light
  • Light Italic
  • Regular
  • Regular Italic
  • Medium
  • Medium Italic
  • SemiBold
  • SemiBold Italic
  • Bold
  • Bold Italic
  • ExtraBold
  • ExtraBold Italic
  • Black
  • Black Italic
  • Random ExtraLight
  • Random ExtraLight Italic
  • Random Light
  • Random Light Italic
  • Random Regular
  • Random Regular Italic
  • Random Medium
  • Random Medium Italic
  • Random SemiBold
  • Random SemiBold Italic
  • Random Bold
  • Random Bold Italic
  • Random ExtraBold
  • Random ExtraBold Italic
  • Random Black
  • Random Black Italic
  • Monster
  • Monster Random

Valnera Regular

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Valnera Regular Italic

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Valnera Bold

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Valnera Bold Italic

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Opentype Feature


Oldstyle Figures

Lining Tabular Figures

Oldstyle Tabular Figures

Contextual Alternates


Superiors and Inferiors


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Complete+Monster with Variable 499,00
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ExtraLight Italic 40,00
Light 40,00
Light Italic 40,00
Regular 40,00
Regular Italic 40,00
Medium 40,00
Medium Italic 40,00
SemiBold 40,00
SemiBold Italic 40,00
Bold 40,00
Bold Italic 40,00
ExtraBold 40,00
ExtraBold Italic 40,00
Black 40,00
Black Italic 40,00
Random ExtraLight 40,00
Random ExtraLight Italic 40,00
Random Light 40,00
Random Light Italic 40,00
Random Regular 40,00
Random Regular Italic 40,00
Random Medium 40,00
Random Medium Italic 40,00
Random SemiBold 40,00
Random SemiBold Italic 40,00
Random Bold 40,00
Random Bold Italic 40,00
Random ExtraBold 40,00
Random ExtraBold Italic 40,00
Random Black 40,00
Random Black Italic 40,00
Monster 40,00
Monster Random 40,00

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