Description

Finlandica was commissioned by the Prime Minister’s Office as part of a visual identity for Finland.

On a trajectory informed by Finnish industrial history, Finlandica reflects this facet of Finland. Its strong and compressed shapes embody a traditional virtue in Finnish culture: honest and resilient determination – “Sisu”. Ink traps like cuts from a blunt ax, makes the typeface reliable in small sizes and gives it character in large headlines. Like the Finnhorse it’s a breed suitable both as riding horse and workhorse. In the spirit of “Jokamiehenoikeus” this typeface is Open Source. (download here).

Designers

Jaakko Suomalainen, Niklas Ekholm, Juho Hiilivirta

400

Regular

700

Bold

Characters

490 total