By Iván Castro · El Salvador


Ecléctica mixes personalities of both mechanical and organic features on its terminals and contrast. The family styles offer an intended use for reading in small sizes (starting from 6-7 PT). The italics create a contrast with the roman, elevating it calligraphic features and creating a faster aspect in its rhythm and space. The titling display breaks the downstrokes direction of the roman's uppercase to create a new texture when using them for headlines. An eclectic group diving into different historical models but coming from the same imaginary tool.

About Iván Castro

Iván is a freelance graphic designer and aspiring type designer based in El Salvador, Central America. He's interested in investigate the creative process at any field (currently in graphic and type design).

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