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Gumball Font

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GumballDesigners: Patrick Griffin, Richard Weber
Publisher: Canada Type
Gumball was developed by Patrick Griffin, Richard Weber and published by Canada Type. Gumball contains 2 styles and household bundle choices. p > We didn't make this font style since we thought the letters were pretty. We didn't make this font to look cool. In fact we repent we made this font style, and we wish we never had to make it. We hate this font style since it tells us that a part of our past was stolen.

The just reason we made this typeface is to let you understand this troubling piece of details: The 1990s were a sham. Keep in mind Raygun? Carson, Brody, Deck, Plazm, all the cool Japanese styles? Experimental this, organic that, blur here, slap-together there? They may also never ever have existed.

This is the original Gumball, straight from the forgotten days of 1958. Yes, you read right. These letters were developed for the then-mighty Bauer foundry by an unidentified called Richard Weber, in NINETEEN FIFTY EIGHT! The initial font's name was Papageno, presumably referencing the name of the bird catcher in Mozart's The Magic Flute.

It was our designer's responsibility to inform you of your stolen past. So we made Gumball. It is still difficult 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, Project Mercury, and three-cent stamps.

Gumball is a bubble gum font style. It's round. It's sickly sweet. It spreads like a thick stain of blood or honey. It benefits things like product packaging home cooking, and parodying 1990s style. Possibly if you're very creative you can come up with an actually great use for it and make all of us feel much better about a lost decade. We prompt you to try.

We're feeling quite depressed about the entire thing. We're sorry we were the ones who needed to inform you of this loss.

Now we return to our scheduled font construction.

Font Family:
· Gumball
· Gumball Black

Tags: 1950s, 1990s, alien, bizarre, bloated, blobby, blot, bubble, comic, crazy, experimental, fruit, fun, german, natural, nightclub, organic, party, plain, round, surreal, wild

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