That’s what one of our team said when they saw this week’s first free font.
There’s something just … right … about Kelson, a free font family designed by Armasen, a group of young type designers from Brazil. The group, comprised of design students and working professionals, is concerned with developing usable typefaces with “unique personalities.” They got it right with Kelson.
According to the group, Kelson came out of a project created for a graphic design agency in Brazil. They had a typeface, but the kerning, spacing and some features were corrupted or not working very well. So Armasen improved the qualities and refined the shapes, and released it as a free font in 2012. The slightly condensed sans-serif has a decidedly friendly appearance and includes six weights. Download from MyFonts.
Another winner is Infinity, created by Tarin Yuangtrakul, a visual designer and artist in Bangkok, Thailand. According to the designer, it’s based on the curves and proportions of the number 8, considered a lucky number in his Chinese lineage. It’s a casual typeface composed of simple lines and curves, with lots of open spaces. Download yours from Behance.
Enjoy our simple, open and welcoming picks this week, and be sure to check out the past installments of Free Font Fridays. Share the love.