Stylistic alternates: Trilby contains a variety of stylistic alternates to keep things interesting, including single-story a and g with single-story schoolbook versions, a barred A, and a Q with a short, looped tail.
Short f: Replaces all instances of lowercase f with a short, nonkerning form. By default, this short f is substituted contextually only when necessary to avoid collisions.
Numbers: Trilby contains figures, math, and currency symbols with three-quarter height forms designed for text settings. It also has separately drawn superior digits and daggers, scientific inferiors, and numerators and denominators for arbitrary fractions.
And more: Trilby has a whole bunch of other features that you might find handy, like case-sensitive punctuation a www ligature, alternate dashes, and true primes.
- Trilby, available for licensing from The Font Bureau
- Font Bureau News: Trilby, ATypI, Interlínea, How We Read, & GD, Referenced
- I Love Typography: My Favorite Fonts of 2009
- The Experts Agree: Fonts of 2009
- Who Shot the Serif?, an excerpt from Allan Haley’s article in HOW Magazine
- Slab Happy: Trilby Reviewed, an article by Paul Shaw in the October 2010 issue of Print Magazine
- Through Thick and Thin, an article of mine about stress and contrast