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Neil Patel is the designer behind Greyletter, an independent digital type foundry that crafts custom and retail fonts for creatives. Before founding Greyletter in 2009, Neil spent a decade working as a semiconductor process engineer specializing in sub-micron printing—an experience that compels him to balance the aesthetic with the technical. 

Rieux

Named after the steadfast doctor from Albert Camus’ The Plague, Rieux is an even-tempered slab-serif that is confident without being cocky and approachable without being casual. The aesthetic of Rieux is inspired by the industrial age. While the design is not directly derived from typefaces of that era, the shapes of letter-forms are informed by images of over-sized steel machines and the monolithic brick buildings that housed them

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OpenType Features →  [  None ]   Fractions   Superscript   Subscript   Old Style Figs   Tabular Figs   Ordinals   Slashed Zero   Small Caps 

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Styles

Rieux Light  |  Rieux Minus Light
Rieux Book |  Rieux Minus Book
Rieux Medium |  Rieux Minus Medium
Rieux Semibold |  Rieux Minus Semibold
Rieux Bold |  Rieux Minus Bold


Glyph Count: 923


OpenType Features

LigaturesOld Style FigsTabular FigsLining FigsSmall CapsCaps to Small CapsSuperscriptSubscriptFractionsDenominatorsNumeratorsOrdinalsSlashed Zero

Background

Named after the steadfast doctor from Albert Camus’ The Plague, Rieux is an even-tempered slab-serif that is confident without being cocky and approachable without being casual. The aesthetic of Rieux is inspired by the industrial age. While the design is not directly derived from typefaces of that era, the shapes of letter-forms are informed by images of over-sized steel machines and the monolithic brick buildings that housed them. Rieux is available in 5 weights and is ideal for catalogues, magazines, short publications and company collateral. In addition to supporting Western, Central and Eastern European languages, Rieux includes an array of OpenType features to provide a range of typographic options.

For applications where the typographic needs are not rigorous, a reduced character set version of Rieux is available. Called Rieux Minus, this version does not include any of the OpenType features, with the exception of ligatures. The language support in this version remains unchanged.

Language Support

EnglishWestern EuropeanCentral EuropeanEastern EuropeanIcelandicTurkishBaltic


Special Glyphs

EuroNew RupeeYenWonVersal Eszett

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