Hobo

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Credits

Designer(s)
Morris Fuller Benton
Foundry(ies)
American Type Founders , Linotype
Release Year
1910
Country of Origin
United States

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The Hobo font is a dynamically tapering face in which all strokes are accentuated curves, achieving a superb decorative effect. Hobo almost suggests a freely drawn alphabet with its unusual robust roundness. The Hobo font was designed to be used at large sizes. It has no descenders: the lower case g, p, q and y are incorporated into the x-height. The Hobo font imparts a friendly personality to display work such as invitations, menus, signage and packaging.

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Last edited by Jared Christensen on September 27, 2009, 12:47pm EST

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