Carmen is a text typeface based on the famous woman character. The myth of Carmen, the spanish gypsy woman, was the reading inspiration source for this typeface. It was commissioned for a new edition of Prosper Mérimée’s romantic novel 'Carmen'. Carmen typeface evolves contrast, passion and sophisticated elegance within the text. It makes your texts smell like orange blossom.
Based on Carmen font family, Carmen fiesta evolves a more fancy and retro flavour. Its flourishing details reminds the ornamental display wood type in use during the late 19th century.
A custom version of this typeface was designed for Victoria’s Secret.
*Best typeface of 2008 (typographica.org) *Top Type 2009 (FontShop)