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(EN) The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. (NL) Op brute wijze ving de schooljuf de quasi-kalme lynx. (CS) Nechť již hříšné saxofony ďáblů rozezvučí síň úděsnými tóny waltzu, tanga a quickstepu. (HU) Jó foxim és don Quijote húszwattos lámpánál ülve egy pár bűvös cipőt készít. (RO) Înjurând pițigăiat, zoofobul comandă vexat whisky și tequila. (RU) Разъяренный чтец эгоистично бьёт пятью жердями шустрого фехтовальщика. (BG) Огньове изгаряха с блуждаещи пламъци любовта човешка на Орфей. (SR) Фијуче ветар у шибљу, леди пасаже и куће иза њих и гунђа у оџацима. (EL) Ταχίστη αλώπηξ βαφής ψημένη γη, δρασκελίζει υπέρ νωθρού κυνός. Type your own text to test the font!

In 2011 Andrij’s typeface became a winner of Ukrainian Type Design Competition ‘Mystetsky Arsenal’ in which three main criteria were sought for: being zeitgeist, practical, and Ukrainian. Andrij’s winning entry was crowned Arsenal and made publicly available.
Arsenal is a semi-grotesque with traditional forms. It is primarily designed for body text and intended for various professional communication. Its special qualities of letter shapes and subtle contrast modulation articulate grace and expressivity. Arsenal’s somewhat lyrical sentiment abides to the Ukrainian nature of the font.

Design Features
  • Narrow proportions for economical type-setting.
  • Moderate aperture
  • Observable contrast
Notable Traits
  • Neutrality
  • Clarity
  • Swiftness
Project Timeline
  • 2011 Original Latin (except pan-African, and Asian) and Cyrillic (except Asian languages) were designed by Andrij Shevchenko.
  • 2016 Further Cyrillic expansion to GF Cyrillic Pro was completed by Cyreal.
  • 2016 Vietnamese language support was added by Nhung Nguyen

Design, Publisher, Copyright, License

Design: Andrij Shevchenko

Copyright 2012 by Stairsfor and the Arsenal Project Authors


Andrij Shevchenko

Andrij Shevchenko

Andrij Shevchenko is type designer from Berdyansk, Ukraine. Born: Berdyansk, Ukraine, 1973.

Free License

Download v.2.001: Arsenal | Google Drive

Font development: GitHub

Arsenal in Use

WEB:Новините днес (BG)

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