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Gumball Font

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GumballPublisher: Canada Type
Gumball is a comic and kids typeface family. This typeface has two styles and was released by Canada Type.

We didn't make this typeface due to the fact that we thought the letters were pretty. We didn't make this typeface to look cool. In reality we repent we made this font style, and we wish we never needed to make it. We hate this font style since it informs us that a part of our past was taken. The only factor we made this font style is to let you know this troubling piece of information: The 1990s were a sham.

Remember Raygun? Carson, Brody, Deck, Plazm, all the cool Japanese designs? Experimental this, organic that, bubble gum hither and yon? They may too never have existed. This is the initial Gumball, straight from the forgotten days of 1958. Yes, you read right. These letters were designed for the then-mighty Bauer foundry by an unidentified named Richard Weber, in NINETEEN FIFTY 8! The original typeface's name was Papageno, most likely referencing the name of the bird catcher in Mozart's The Magic Flute.

It was our designer's duty to inform you of your stolen past. So we made Gumball. It is still hard for us to swallow: These letters are the typographical parallel of Khrushschev, Nixon, deGaulle, Batista, Kerouac, Capote, Levi-Strauss, Peter Gunn, Bridge on the River Kwai, Task Mercury, and three-cent stamps.

Gumball is a bubble gum font. It's round. It's sickly sweet. It spreads out like a thick stain of blood or honey. It benefits things like product packaging convenience food, and parodying 1990s style. Perhaps if you're really imaginative you can come up with a really excellent usage for it and make all of us feel better about a lost decade. We advise you to attempt. We're feeling rather depressed about the entire thing.

We're sorry we were the ones who had to inform you of this loss. Now we go back to our scheduled typeface construction.

Font Family:
· Gumball Regular
· Gumball Black

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