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ARS Type


ARS Type is a type foundry founded by 1994 by photographer and graphic designer Angus R. Shamal, ARS Type is an independent type foundry based in Amsterdam. Typeface design began as a necessity for several graphic projects, but it soon grew into a passionate interest in form and legibility. This lead to the production of a versatile library of unique, high-quality text and display faces designed to address the ever-changing needs of today’s creative. In addition to developing the retail library, ARS Type specializes in developing custom type solutions for a variety of applications.


Hang on — am I missing something — ARS TYPE, with a logo of what could only be described as a pair of buttocks with a lower back tattoo?


Maybe not “only”, but that is correct. :)

Angus Shamal



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