About Us

Founded by Slobodan Jelesijević and Dušan Jelesijević in May 2009 as an independent boutique font foundry that is the only one of it’s kind in Serbia, Tour de Force Font Foundry has produced high quality original typefaces that are in use globally.

From our glyph laboratory in a small town of Gornji Milanovac, Central Serbia, we have anchored our craftsmanship and reputation on providing the classic European standards of stellar personalized service with our clients across the world.

This is a service that believes in taking care of the little things – and perfecting little details that can make all the difference. Thus, by weaving our experience across different design environments and cultural spaces, we provide an intricate and instinctive approach to producing fonts that have the ability to bring out the best in your company’s advertising and branding campaigns.

Dušan Jelesijević
Dušan Jelesijević was born in Gornji Milanovac, Serbia in 1983.
He graduated in the graphic design department from Faculty FILUM in Kragujevac.
Currently works as freelance graphic and web designer.

dusan [@] tourdefonts.com

Slobodan Jelesijević
Slobodan Jelesijević was born in Gornji Milanovac, Serbia in 1951.
He graduated with a degree in graphic communication and lettering from the Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade. These days, Jelesijević is sought out not only as a typeface designer, but also as a graphic designer and illustrator. He is retired professor of graphic communication at the Faculty of Art in Niš, Serbia.

gmjeles [@] gmail.com

Custom made typeface

Typography is an unavoidable and ubiquitous visual component that communicates with customer and brings distinction and recognition to brands. By commissioning a custom typeface, uniformity of an brand becomes completely perceptible which allows lifetime connection between brand and their clients.

Detailed and precise brief, good organization skills, respecting deadlines, specific demands to get fully applicable typeface designed for miscellaneous situations – we care for all those elements and more. Combining them all in collaboration with your team, we can create custom typeface design as sans serif, serif, slab serif, display and dingbat family with extended Latin languages and Cyrillic support.

Allowing you to become exclusive license owner of typeface for unlimited period and boundless use in all printed (paper correspondence, packages, brochures, annuals, magazines etc.) and digital (website, app, television, game etc) situations.

Get in touch at: dusan [@] tourdefonts.com

Typeface Customization

We offer our services of limited customization of any our existing typeface.

In order to extend the usage of chosen typeface based on your brief, we will work closely together with your team for achieving the best results. Customization may contain: design of new characters, the extension of existing character set, metrics adjustments for specific purposes, adding an extra Weight or Italic style, adding OpenType features and many more. At the end, your company becomes exclusive license owner with unlimited end users. Use it widely within your company, in every situations.

Beside customization of our fonts, we do Cyrillic extension of your fonts with localization for desired Cyrillic countries.

Get in touch at: dusan [@] tourdefonts.com