Winner 2022 / Typography / Typefaces

Bakemono type family

  • Prize
    Winner in Typefaces / Typography
  • Company
  • Lead
    Francesco Canovaro
  • Team
    Cosimo Lorenzo Pancini, Andrea Tartarelli, Mario De Libero, Isabella Ahmadzadeh (original illustrations)
  • Client
  • Credits
    Sofia Bandini, Shrishti Vajpai, Veronica Iodice
  • Video

Bakemono is the power of transformation! A typeface family that explores the shifting design space of fixed vs. proportional width, mixing the lessons of mechanical typewriter technology with the intuitions of Eastern brush calligraphy.

Zetafonts is an independent digital type foundry based in the heart of Florence, Italy. The foundry has been out of the 20-years long experience of its founders (Francesco Canovaro, Debora Manetti and Cosimo Lorenzo Pancini,) in typographical branding. It aims to produce typefaces that bridge the gap between practical and beautiful, providing finely crafted and innovative yet solid design tools for graphic designers, art directors and brand managers worldwide.