Manuel Corradine and Carlos Fabián Camargo G. share the pleasure for the old fashioned signature of Bogotá’s (Colombia) La Candelaria historical neighborhood. Inspired by this colonial period’s house signs they developed the Candelaria family with 6 variations that supplement each other to achieve great impact.
Alcira in “Rising Stars, May 2008: Andinistas is a Colombian-Venezuelan venture: the foundry’s name refers to the Andes mountains. With Alcira, founder Carlos Fabián Camargo Guerrero brings us another wild, funky script font. Based on an earlier font called Rosadelia, it explores calligraphic shapes in advanced stages of irregularity and chaos. If legibility isn’t an issue at all, try Alcira 3: it’s as narrow as Alcira 2 but it’s a tad more self-destructive and comes with automatic stains and blotches. Try reading that!