Baka

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Credits

Designer(s)
Neil Summerour
Foundry(ies)
Positype
Release Year
2005
Country of Origin
United States
Classification
Script, Handwriting
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
TypeTrust, MyFonts
Tags
distressed, handrawn, popular, rough, script

Background

“I originally intended this font to be an experiment only, but as I continued to put letter after letter to paper, it just screamed to be made into a ‘real’ font. All original glyphs were hand-lettered on Arches paper using a Parker fountain pen with an angled nib.

I wanted to capture the expression of the letters. Once in electronic form, little was done to adjust for imperfections found in the selected glyphs…in this case, the work was just the work and not a refined, optically perfect font. The results left me surprisingly pleased.”

Additionally, in January 2006, Baka was named Best Rough Script Font for 2005 on MyFonts.com.

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