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Wimce.

Typeface Design

Skills
Typography


Tools
Adobe CC( Photoshop, Illustrator)


Duration
5 weeks

Instructor
Irinia Lee from Huge
Description
MINCE(Thin in France word) + WHIMSICAL = WIMCE

The unique anatomy of WIMCE is horizontal organic cut-out shaped rectangle stacks each other to form a typeface. WIMCE was inspired by my favorite dessert crepe cake. The key characteristic comes from how crepe cake is stacked with each other. Therefore, it has a similar characteristic of thin long-shaped rectangles layering each other to form a typeface.

It is combined with two typefaces Meta & Acta. It is based on the Meta characteristic of a readable typeface from an angle. For the contrast of thick and thin strokes it’s based on a characteristic of Acta font face being very decorative.