Arcano Type: a painstakingly hand-drawn font

Arcano Type: a painstakingly hand-drawn font

Designer Giuseppe Salerno has released a typeface called Arcano Type, available as a font and vector, that was painstakingly hand-drawn over four months.

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The calligraphic font, which is designed for large text, was drawn using Chinese ink on Japanese calligraphy paper and then scanned and traced in Fontlab. The font is available for a meager 30 euros here.

Most new fonts are created entirely digitally using software such as Fontlab–it’s refreshing to see something crafted with such detail by hand.

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