Tell a Story: Writers' Font

Telling the Story of Portuguese Literature in a Typeface.

To promote “Tell a Story”- a book shop with wheels that sells translated Portuguese books in several languages as a “postcard” of portuguese culture - the country and its most notorious authors, and to encourage tourists to tell a story about Portugal, we created a new typeface based on these portuguese authors' calligraphy to inspire everyone to write like them.
Either to write a novel or a Nobel, a simple note or the diary of a journey. From A to Z you'll find the characters of Fernando Pessoa, José Saramago, José Luís Peixoto, Cardoso Pires and Lobo Antunes all combined together in one new handwriting free font: The Writers' Font. A vowel may have the mild stroke of one author, a consonant might show the strong personality of another, but they are all genuine and pour geniality.

Advertising Agency: MSTF Partners, Lisbon, Portugal
Executive Creative Directors: Lourenço Thomaz, Susana Sequeira
Creative Director / Designer: Daniel Palma
Copywriters: Pedro Lima, Sara Couto
Illustrator: Ricardo Figueiras
Typeface Designer: Joana Correia
Published: July 2013

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34666 pencils

nice website.

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