About this font family
This is the definitive standard African font. It combines wonderful readability with tremendous panache. The fact that it has a full character set (UPPER and lower case), all punctuation and all special characters, means that it can be used in just about any African design context. If you had only one African font in your arsenal, it would have to be Aarde Black.
The name “Aarde” means “earth” and refers to the gutsy, earthy character of the letterforms.
It includes a full character set: characters for English, French, Italian, German, and Portuguese. More…
The numerals are mono-spaced, and are very readable so that they will line up correctly in columns of figures. The letters of the alphabet are correctly kerned so that they appear correctly in text.