About this font family
Article to appear on the font family page: According to the Catholic faith, a well known náhuatl story called “Nican Mopohua” (translated as “Here it’s narrate”) about the Marianas apparitions on the Tepeyac’s hill, to the north of the actual Mexico City.
After four apparitions, La Virgen de Guadalupe (LVG) told Juan Diego (JD) that he must introduce himself to the first Bishop of Mexico. JD took in his “ayate” some roses (that aren't natives to Mexico’s barren territories) and when he dropped them in front of the bishop, the image of LVG appeared in front of him with indigenous features. More…
I’ve worked a lot in this font that appears to came out of nowhere, just like the image of LVG itself, the fact is that I started first sketching some flowers, because I wanted to do something related to this mexican story, so, taking some features from this flowers I started sketching some letters, for example “r” and “i” and the counter forms for some letters like “a” and “o” (that I didn’t use by the way) and the punctuation marks, all inspired by this leaf forms.
Lighter weight coming soon! Hope you like it. Any comments: [email protected]