Monark type family aims to capture the conflicting emotions from Crime and Punishment by presenting them through unique letterforms. It features large x-heights and heavy serifs that help connect glyphs together and a top-heavy formal characteristic presented at larger sizes. It is designed to be a work-horse type with no compromise for legibility at small sizes. Monark features 8 weights in total including upright and italic fonts. The Italics combine the tension with calligraphic forms in an non-traditional way.