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Mister K Dingbats

Mister K Dingbats

FF Mister K Dingbats is the pi and symbols font of the FF Mister K super family. Using Franz Kafka’s letterforms as a source Julia Sysmäläinen created a collection of about 650 pictograms – from animals, plants, famous buildings, faces, food, flags, arrows, to various symbols for sports, hobbies, professions, traffic, weather … you name it!

Sample of FF Mister K Dingbats
FF Mister K Dingbats is a symbol font with 650 pictograms.

FF Mister K Dingbats are the most cheerful members of the Mister K Family. They are all made of glyph parts from FF Mister K Regular and consequently integrate very well in texts set in this typeface. But also on its own.

animals and plants category of Mister K Dingbats
animals and plants – there are about 40 icons in this category.
food category of Mister K Dingbats
food – almost 100 icons
smilies and symbols category of Mister K Dingbats
dingbats – smilies, circled numbers, arrows and more
people category of Mister K Dingbats
dingbats – smilies, circled numbers, arrows and more
cities, countries and flags category of Mister K Dingbats
dingbats – smilies, circled numbers, arrows and more

Using Mister K Dingbats

All of the Mister K Dingbats can be accessed with a specific keycode consisting of a letter and a double-digit number. For a complete overview and instructions check the Mister K Infoguide.

Characters of Mister K Dingbats in Glyphs panel
Glyph panel Here you can view all the pictos at once. Choose Sort by CID/GID from the panel menu to get them arranged according to the theme groups. Keep your cursor in the text box and double click a pic in the glyph panel to insert it.
A as an auto, in Mister K Dingbats
Keystroke Hit a key on the keyboard and most likely an animal, a car, building or something similar will appear onyour screen. Easy, but like this you can enter only 72 pictograms out of 650, and the ones you are looking for might not be obtainable in this way.
Using keycode for of Mister K Dingbats
Keycode Check the theme groups on pages 26–35 to find the keycodes of the pictos you want to use. Example: f01 = apple; f02 = avocado. Write the code, and the pictogram appears in the text box your cursor is in. (Standard ligatures turned on.)

Extras

You can choose from glyphs menu or hit letter combinations. using background forms.... 72 pictograms can be directly selected with a keystroke, and all of them accessed with a specific keycode.

Extra forms of Mister K Dingbats
Frame? Checkmark? Crossout? You can use editing marks like in the FF Mister K text fonts — just hit the key for the elements you need or select them from the glyphs panel …
using background forms of FF Mister K Dingbats font
Background forms: Step 1: Set the background element first (Q, W), then the main element and apply color; Step 2: activate stylistic set to bring forms on top of each other.
using circle mark of FF Mister K Dingbats
Circle mark Step 1: Set the main element first, then hit O to add circle, apply color; Step 2: activate stylistic set to bring forms on top of each other.
using checkmark of FF Mister K Dingbats font
Step 1: Set the main element first, then hit V to add circle, apply color; Step 2: activate stylistic set to bring forms on top of each other.
Sample of FF Mister K Dingbats font: woman on the beach

UI Icon Set

Separate Ui icon set by Mister K Dingbats.

Sample of FF Mister K Dingbats, UI icons
Telling stories with Mister K Dingbats
Storytelling with FF Mister K Dingbats

Mister K family members received a Certificate of Typographic Excellence at the Moscow Modern Cyrillic Competition, an ISTD Premier Award in London and a TDC Award at the New York Type Directors Club Typeface Design Competition.

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