Is this the most chilling typeface ever?

While there might be plenty of graphic designers out there who are afraid of, say, Comic Sans, we wouldn't say fonts rank among most frightening things in the world. That said, one Finnish newspaper has managed to create a new typeface that's genuinely chilling.

Like many fonts, Climate Crisis Font comes in a series of different weights. But unlike other fonts, these weights correspond with Arctic ice data from 1979 to 2050. Spoiler alert: with every year increase, the font erodes a little. It's certainly a lot more sobering than any of our best free fonts

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.