Friday Font Find: Tikal Sans (A Text & Display Font)

Designed by Miguel Hernández, Tikal Sans is family of 20 different type weights inspired by Mayan glyphs. The terminal strokes that end in sharp edges are directly inspired by the Mayan glyph that means “spoken word.” Tikal is also the largest city of the Mayan Classic Period. With a contemporary large x-height and Opentype contextual alternates, the type family is both functional and friendly. The thin and black weighs work well in display sizes, while the light, regular and medium weights are suited to use as text fonts.

Tikal Sans (Text Font/Display Font)

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