Okaasan® Serif is a text font which distinguishes by the elegance of its characters. Inspired by the 1800’s rational mood of the Enlightenment thinking, Okaasan® presents a high contrast between thick and thin elements, fitting a Didone style. This typeface is a high contrast modern typeface with characteristics that offer a contemporary look. Due to its wide range of weights – Light, Regular, Medium, Bold and ExtraBold – Okaasan® Serif is an elegant choice for editorial design projects, applying perfectly both for headlines as well as short pieces of text. It includes Vietnamese diacritics for greater versatility and dynamics in a typographic composition.
The Venus of Willendorf is estimated to have been made in 30,000 BCE. She depicts the goddess of fertility and the worship of motherhood.
The Venus of Willendorf, a mystic mother, was our inspiration for Okaasan typeface. Like a mother breeds a rough diamond in her velvet womb and gives birth to a purposeful blast of elements, so does the meticulous process of giving birth to a typeface.
The mother is the cradle of primal fertility, the original boulder from which flowers blossom eagerly towards a glimmer of hope.
The mother is a beacon, a compass, the restless candle valiantly illuminating the darkish of the darkest nights.
The mother is the most plastic of all creatures. She curls and whorls and dismembers herself to protect the fruit of her labour.
A mighty strength arises in her from the moment of conception, bestowing her the most graceful superpower of all: cosmic, timeless, ubiquitous Love.
A mother’s perception is instinctive, prescient… as if divinatory. A mother guides her offspring to overcome all obstacles and through the safest path. Like an omnipotent all-seeing eye.
Designer: Brígida Guerreiro
Release Date: 2019
Formats: OTF, TTF, WOFF, WOFF2, EOT, SVG
Character Set: Basic Latin, Uppercase, Lowercase, Numerals, Diacritics, Punctuation, Symbols
Opentype Features: Kerning, Ligatures
Supported Languages: Western European, Central European, South Eastern European, Vietnamese, Pinyindownload specimen pdf