Franken's-SteinA, designed by Nick Curtis, could very well be described as the mad scientist's version of a typeface, borrowing its thematic inspiration from the eerie, patchwork world of Frankenstein. Picture this font as the typographic equivalent of Frankenstein's monster, where vintage styles are pieced together to create something both nostalgically familiar and thrillingly novel.
The characters in Franken's-SteinA exude a playful, quirky charm, harking back to a time of early 20th-century design, yet they are ingeniously crafted to fit seamlessly into the modern digital age. The font sports chunky, heavyset letters that seem as though they've been carved out by a whimsical inventor in his Gothic workshop. This gives the font a robust, eye-catching appearance, making it perfect for titles, posters, or any project that demands a touch of eccentricity and a strong visual presence.
Nick Curtis has a knack for breathing new life into vintage typeface designs, blending historical typography aesthetics with contemporary flair, and Franken's-SteinA is no exception. Its playful irregularities and uneven lines mimic the beautifully flawed craftsmanship of a bygone era, while still retaining a clean, professional edge that makes it versatile for both print and digital mediums.
Engaging and distinctly atmospheric, Franken's-SteinA invites storytellers, designers, and creatives to experiment with its unique character. It doesn't just convey words; it adds a layer of storytelling through its very design. Whether you're crafting a Halloween-themed flyer, a poster for a vintage film screening, or branding for a whimsically dark boutique, Franken's-SteinA is your go-to font for making a bold, unforgettable statement.
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Nick Curtis enlightens the typographic world here that he got the inspiration of his font by the Beck's beer-logo.


The letter 'E', 'C', 'K' and 'S' look pretty different, dont'you think?

very loose inspiration


Now, as I see it, ... maybe that's why he called it "Frankenstein" ;-) Or: Becks changed the logo since then. Cant check now on my sallllooowww Win98 Laptop now.


this is from one of their current sites. doesn't look like they have changed the logo.


Yeah, thanks, I think we should classify it under "very free interpretation".


haha, im just trying to find a reason to use the image uploading function :)


Franken's-SteinA


100% free
141 glyphs, 500 kerning pairs
(c) 1999 Nick Curtis. All Rights Reserved. Generated by Fontographer 3.52 . ALLTYPE:Franken's-SteinA Regular:ATECH. Franken's-SteinA. Converted from e:\nickfo~1\FRSA____.TF1 by ALLTYPE
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