Anca

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Credits

Designer(s)
Jan Filipek
Foundry(ies)
DizajnDesign
Release Year
2011
Country of Origin
Slovakia
Classification
Sans Serif, Geometric Sans
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
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Tags
display, fun, geometric, legible, rounded, sans serif, simple, soft

Background

A playful typeface with a simple construction skeleton.
Anca typeface started as a comission work for Fest Anca, an international animation festival. They needed something to complement the corporate identity of the festival. Inspiration came from a sketch made by my friend long time ago, which had a tremendous potential. As letters were digitized and the basic alphabet was completed, a very practical and universal typeface resulted.
The whole type family has a playful and simple look with rounded stroke endings as well as long ascenders. The construction skeleton uses the minimum number of strokes and as a consequence, some original letter shapes (Q, w, j, &, A, ยง) were produced. Despite the fact that most letter shapes are based on geometry, some strokes are intentionally irregular, which creates a very natural feeling. Anca is appropriate for setting short paragraphs, headings and big inscriptions.

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