Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’s Illustrator Inspired This Font

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’s Illustrator Inspired This Font
Design

Typeface is based on the singular intricacies of a famous illustrator's handwriting

Eva Recinos
  • 17 march 2016

Designers and companies continue to toy with typeface, capturing styles and moods through the tweaking of accepted standards and experimentation with new forms. Monotype recently unveiled a typeface that takes inspiration from a specific person: Sir Quentin Blake, an illustrator known for his collaborations with Roald Dahl. If you read the books as a child, you can immediately recognize his illustration style. The same goes for his handwriting.

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