Tobias Saul is a professional lettering and type designer from Dusseldorf in Germany. His designs are influenced by a joint passion for graphic design and lettering from the early 20th century and his flair for both detail and versatility brings a unique offering to the font market.
Let’s take an in-depth look at the fonts on offer and touch upon some techniques that can open up so many possibilities for your lettering.
What is the Vintage Font Bundle?
Designed and curated to work with a range of projects from logos and headlines to packaging design, this collection of six fonts and complimentary graphic elements can effortlessly add that finishing touch to your designs in an instant.
- Six fonts with bonus graphic elements
Mirosa is a modern serif typeface with beauty in every single letter. It contains bigger initial letters and a huge character set with more than 400 alternates! MIROSA allows you to create beautiful headlines, logos and titles in just minutes. But that’s not all… it also comes with a second symbol font with 26 extra swashes.
Brilon is an elegant serif font inspired by the Art Deco era. It perfectly represents vintage aesthetics in a modern and minimalist way. This font includes special uppercase letters, alternate characters and beautiful ligatures. In addition to this, it comes with 8 botanical photos which can be used for presentation purposes. Perfect for elegant logo design, packaging or invitation cards.
Royal Signage is a font inspired by beautiful vintage sign art and lettering. Special uppercase letters and 38 alternate characters to give your designs an elegant and artistic look. It is perfect for logo and packaging design, short phrases or headlines. 40 themed vector ornaments and frames are included.
Blackriver is inspired by vintage packaging and advertising from the early 20th century. It is perfect for vintage logo design, headlines or packaging design. With a set of floral vector illustrations and decorative ornaments included, this combination allows you to easily build beautiful vintage designs in a short time.
Old Alfie & Old Erika
And finally, introducing Old Alfie & Old Erika—a new vintage font duo with a vast set of ornaments and floral illustrations!
The main font Old Alfie is inspired by embellished vintage book covers and packaging design. It has a strong Victorian vibe with a modern twist. The second font Old Erika is a much simpler serif font and works great in combination with Alfie! Alone or in combination, both fonts work great for logo, packaging or book cover design.
What’s more, this product contains a set of ornaments with 40 elements and a collection of 20 hand drawn floral illustrations.
Tips for using your fonts
Check out this video for some advanced typography tips that you could try with the fonts too…
Experiment with the typography settings from adding ligatures, using different alternates and stylistic sets.
Utilise the accompanying finishes to create stand-out packaging or poster designs.
Use kerning to perfect your typography.
The Vintage Font bundle lends itself to a huge variety of projects, here are a few of our favourites…
Buy the Vintage Font bundle from the Affinity Store
This incredible font bundle is now available to buy from the Affinity Store and is compatible with the entire Affinity suite.
About the maker
Tobias was raised in the countryside as the youngest of five children where he developed a deep love for graffiti and illustration, this took him to beautiful Düsseldorf—the city where he studied graphic design and now lives.
During his studies he focused on custom lettering and type design and says he’s been in love with it ever since. Tobias’ work is characterised by great attention to detail and ranges from filigree ornamental pieces in an old-school style to clean and modern designs with fancy elements. His major fields include branding, editorial illustration and logos as well as poster design.
He published his first typeface “Blackriver” in 2017 and more recently established his own type foundry—Heritage Type Co.