Poeta Color is an ornamental color font family for making patterns and text decoration. It contains floral, nature, abstract motifs, and a universe of creative possibilities.
The symbols are versatile enough for simple decoration or festive holiday moods. Designers can use Poeta to make unique lines, borders, backgrounds, or ornamentation within or around text. Try replacing a simple straight line with repeated symbols. Cover an area in a pattern to add visual interest to a design. Use the forms to decorate a chapter title or to mark the end of a magazine article. Replace a letter with a symbol to create a memorable word. Poeta will add visual poetry to any design project.
This font began with sketches of patterns seen in ceramic tiles around Sicily. It is named Poeta because Sicily is an island rich in poetry traditions.
Below is some helpful technical information.
Using this font is simple. Install it and type. Symbols will appear instead of letters. Choose the precise symbols through a software’s glyph palette. Use the type/character menu controls to vary the spacing and density of patterns. All fonts are vector-based, OpenType, and fully scalable.
Six of the fonts have different color or grey combinations. One of the fonts (solid) is a standard font. See the slides to get an idea of the colors.
The colors that are in each font:
Primary: red, yellow, blue
Secondary: orange, green, purple
Tertiary: red-orange, yellow-orange, yellow-green, blue-green, blue-violet, red-violet
Diverse: many different warm and cool colors
Grey: three different greys from light to dark
Gradient: a greyscale gradient
Solid: standard font and can be colored normally
Software that supports color SVG fonts:
Photoshop, since 2017
llustrator, since 2018
InDesign, since 2019
QuarkXPress, since 2018
Poeta Color has a non-colored sibling; Poeta.
Poeta Color is available for purchase from
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