9 great examples of customized typefaces

05. Cornelia

Cornelia

Cornelia was created for a Dutch cookbook

The Cornelia typeface was specifically created for Wannée, a traditional Dutch cookbook and is used in headings and promotional designs. "Cornelia is what we call a 'undesigned' typeface," explains van Wageningen. "In other words, it's just as straight and blunt as the
original Dutch cuisine itself."

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It's straight and blunt - just like traditional Dutch cooking

06. Theo

Theo

Theo was inspired by children's wooden blocks

Theo was created for a series of children's books. "This typeface plays with the idea of mixing uppercase and lowercase type," says van Wageningen. "The basic shape of this typeface is inspired by wooden blocks childeren like to play with."

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The design plays with the idea of mixing uppercase and lowercase type

07. Therese

Therese

The typeface reflects the eco values of the company

Novo Typo designed this set of typefaces to illustrate the brand-values of Only Natural, a company that produces stationary, notebooks on a
eco-friendly, fair trade way. The colourful, typographic wallpaper forms the basis of the corporate identity.

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Colourful and immediately eco-related typeface

08. Sjiq

Sjiq

Sjiq was designed for Only Natural's Touch Pen

Sjiq was originally designed for the packaging of Only Natural's touch pen. "The logo was created first," explains van Wageningen. "Then it became necessary to make a complete font for the standard packaging, several in-store displays, posters and advertising were created with this typeface." The modular based typeface was espacially created for use in large display sizes.

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The modular based typeface was espacially created for use in large display sizes

09. Sonia

Sonia

Sonia was specially created for an art-cookbook

Part of the eclectic Gagarin family, Sonia was specially created for an art-cookbook called Kook. "This typeface is an invitation to designers to stretch and modify the basic shapes of the characters," adds van Wageningen.

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The designers were invited to stretch and modify the basic shapes of the characters

Some of these typefaces shown here are available to buy via the Novo Typo web shop.

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