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Balboa Plus Font

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Balboa PlusDesigner: Jim Parkinson
Publisher: Parkinson
Balboa Plus was created by Jim Parkinson and released by Parkinson. Balboa Plus contains 4 styles and household plan alternatives. p > Balboa Plus is a condensed sans serif display screen family. It was originally developed as a simple black and white typeface. But it appeared unfinished, pleading for something more. I chose to try including a couple layers of fill and information to try and make it intriguing. The result is this four-layer chromatic typeface family. The Primary Typeface is the Main Typeface. The other font styles (Fill, Inline, and Gradient) only exist to support the Main Typeface. The Fill font style ought to sit behind the Main font style (there is a little color trapping going on). The rest is even simpler.

There is a totally free downloadable PDF Balboa User Handbook in the Gallery area for this family. It has samples and some backstory.

Balboa is a hallmark of Parkinson Type Design.

Font Family:
· Balboa Plus Primary
· Balboa Plus Fill
· Balboa Plus Inline
· Balboa Plus Gradient

Tags: chromatic, color, display, layers, ornamented, san serif

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