A little more flower and a litle less power, please. Fun, friendly, fashionable, and feminine to a fault, Jojo takes display typography to a whole new level, where eyes can't help but appreciate the day and the design at hand. It takes a graphic designer very little imagination to see these letters on posters, book covers, clothes, and craft paraphernalia. Or how about a sign over a bakery? A music sleeve? A romantic comedy titling? Cosmetics products? Pretty much anywhere!
Jojo takes its name from a Beatles song about getting back to where we once belonged. It also takes most of its shapes from vintage photo-setting days, when an art nouveau typeface called Spring, by B. Jacquet, was putting happy times back where they belonged, which was everywhere. More…
Early in the 20th century, American commercial lettering took on a new vitality, paralleling the formalities of typography while embellishing and sometimes mocking them.
The bible of this trade is probably William Hugh Gordon's Lettering for Commercial Purposes, Cincinnati, 1918.
Designer Jim Parkinson skillfully recreates the irreverent movement and cheerful confidence of these breezy letterforms in Showcard Moderne. More…
A rather quaint but charming typeface, originally named Harlequin, provide the inspiration for this typeface. Its mild eccentricities will add an inviting warmth to your next project.
Both versions of this font contain the Unicode 1252 (Latin) and Unicode 1250 (Central European) character sets, with localization for Romanian and Moldovan.