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Font of the day: Born

Free font: Born

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Born by Carlos de Toro

Graphic designer Carlos de Toro (opens in new tab) is passionate about typography and type design. So much so that his latest project was developing Born, a new typeface inspired by traditional calligraphy.

"Born is a humanistic typeface that is based on traditional calligraphic forms, but with some new features in its endings, strokes and drops, that provide a more open, fresh and actual look," he explains. "It also has a big X height, so offers a high legibility even at small sizes.

"Born typeface, born in Barcelona city at early 2013, bears the name of one of the most pinturesque Barcelona districts, on the shores of the Mediterranean takes together the old and the traditional, and also the multicutural stuff and new trends, blending these in its narrow and winding streets, creating a symbiosis between tradition and modernity. This is a Mediterranean type, which it’s open to new times."

Download Born for free over on Behance (opens in new tab).

Free fonts: Born

Free fonts: Born

Free fonts: Born

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