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Marlene Collection

Hrvoje Živčić


    Marlene is an elegant, high contrast Egyptian face with a distinctive and contemporary calligraphic flourish. The Roman version with its robust square vertical serifs delivers a sense of vitality and rigorousness. The italic is sharp and fast-paced with elegant, thin upstrokes and unusually high connection points of curves to stems. Together, these styles add to the appealing character of Marlene making it an ideal choice for books and magazines. Marlene type family comes in a text version with eights styles (Marlene), a display version Marlene Grande. Combined, they offer complete typographic palette for the most demanding designers. Marlene Grande typeface family was published in 2010, designed by Nikola Djurek with Hrvoje Zivčić. Cyrillic version was designed by Ilya Ruderman. In 2008, Marlene was shortlisted for the Best Typefaces of 2008 by Typographica. In 2010 Nikola Djurek received the Icograda Excellence Award for his typefaces Marlene, Brioni and Plan Grotesque. In 2011, Marlene was selected as one of the best typefaces of the decade in AtypI’s Letter 2 competition. In 2011, Nikola Djurek received the International Association of Art Critics Award for his font families Marlene, Delvard, Plan Grotesque.