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 personalised 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

What do we offer?

• Complete process – from ideas and drafts to realisation and delivering final font files in desirable formats.
• We design sans serif, serif and display typefaces. Our main expertise are Latin and Cyrillic alphabets.
• OpenType features like ligatures, small caps, alternates and more.
• Looking for dingbats/ symbols? Yes, we can.
• Reasonable prices – tailored to get the job done.

What do you get?

• Distinctive, original and recognisable typeface as main player in company's branding strategies – in corporate documents (brochures, annual reports, catalogues etc), final products (labels, packages etc), outdoor and indoor graphics as well as in websites. Ensure visual uniformity of company's appearance on the market. Get in line with world brands.
• High quality typeface in desirable number of styles and features.
• Lifetime license ownership over typeface for unlimited number of users. Pay once, use it forever, in every situation.

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 localisation for desired Cyrillic countries.

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