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Bona Nova

9 fonts for

$99.00

Single styles from $29.00 (3 Free)

Designed by Mateusz Machalski and Andrzej Heidrich, Bona Nova is a display serif and serif font family. This typeface has nine styles and was published by BORUTTA.

Bona Nova

$99.00

A nine font family. This contains every font in the Bona Nova Family.

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Regular

FREE

Italic

FREE

Bold

FREE

Regular

$29.00

Italic

$29.00

Bold

$29.00

Light

$29.00

Regular

$29.00

Bold

$29.00

☞ Bona Nova is a collective revival project of Bona typeface designed in 1971 by the author of polish banknotes Andrzej Heidrich. Besides giving the project a digital font form the aim was to expand the base character set: preparation of small caps, designing the alternative glyphs and multiple opentype features. Working together with the author we designed two new text versions: regular and bold – to give the family a form of a classic script triad. ☞ It is accompanied by three title versions and three contour styles under the name of Bona Sforza. All styles contains over 1200 glyphs.

☞ Bona Nova is an unprecedented typographic adventure for our team. We hope, that our work will allow the cultural heritage of Bona and the work of Andrzeja Heidricha to gain new followers and fans. This project connected three generations of graphic designers who graduated the same school – Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.

☞ Bona Nova isn’t only a typeface. After all we’ve prepared book about the project (including, interview with Andrzej Heidrich, my text about digitisation and font specimen).Bona Nova realise party was big exhibition (over 1000 guests). I’ve invited 26 graphic designers to prepare their own initials of Bona Nova – they was presented as posters on exhibition too.


LINKS:

Bona Nova WEB: http://bonanova.wtf
Bona Nova FP: https://www.facebook.com/bonatype
Bona Nova Case Study: https://www.behance.net/gallery/60843427/Bona-Nova-(FREE-FONT)
Bona Nova Book: http://bonanova.wtf/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Bona_-Nova_BOOK_WEB_ENG.pdf

AWARDS

TDC ASCENDERS: https://www.tdc.org/news/tdc-announces-the-2018-ascenders/
KTR (DESIGN: GOLD): http://ktr.org.pl/nagrody-ktr-2018/
KTR (GRAND PRIX – the best od DESIGN 2018: http://ktr.org.pl/nagrody-ktr-2018/
PGA (Polish Graphic Design Awards): https://www.polishgraphicdesign.com/krojepism2017
MŁODA POLSKA SCHOLARSCHIP: https://nck.pl/dotacje-i-stypendia/stypendia/programy/mloda-polska/aktualnosci-/bona-nova—rewitalizacja-kroju-zaprojektowanego-przez-tworce-polskich-banknotow

Bona Nova in Media
http://www.typeroom.eu/article/bona-nova-unprecedented-type-adventure-made-poland
https://typography.guru/journal/bona-nova
https://www.slanted.de/eintrag/bona
https://designalley.pl/bona-nova-nadchodzi-krolowa-polskich-fontow/
https://www.stgu.pl/news-nowe/news-nowy-kroj-bona-nova.html
https://www.typografie.info/3/artikel.htm/n/fonts/bona-nova/
https://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bona_(krój_pisma)

Bona Nova is a non-profit project, all founds that we raise we reinvest to develop Bona Nova project (new styles, Cyrillic & Greek, extend character set)

Foundry BORUTTA
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Fonts9
Price $29.00
Released2016
Fontspring Debut2018
Favorited11
Styles Display Serif, Serif
Designers Mateusz Machalski, Andrzej Heidrich
Licenses Desktop
Web Font
Ebook
Application