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Tobu Font Family was designed by David Kerkhoff and published by Hanoded. Tobu contains 1 styles.

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About Tobu Font Family

Tobu means 'to jump' in Japanese. I came across a haiku by Matsuo Bashô wich reads: The old pond… a frog jumps in… the sound of water (Furu ike ya… kawazu tobikomu… mizu no oto). The font is named Tobu because of its jumpy character: it doesn't have a real baseline, which makes it playful and fun to use. Tobu comes with a pond full of diacritics.

Designers: David Kerkhoff

Publisher: Hanoded

Foundry: Hanoded

Design Owner: Hanoded

MyFonts debut: Jul 11, 2014


About Hanoded

Hanoded is a type foundry based in The Netherlands and run by David Kerkhoff. After finishing his journalism studies, David traveled extensively and ended up in Israel where he stayed for some years. David had a lot of jobs – zookeeper, goldsmith, artist and cook (to name a few), but settled on working as a tour guide and photographer. David specializes in hand printed typefaces and uses brushes, pens, ink and paint to create his – sometimes scary looking – fonts. He lives in a wee hamlet near the Rhine river, with his wife, three kids, a handful of extremely spoiled chickens and two guinea pigs called Cookie and Chippie.The Premium foundry page can be viewed Here.

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