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About This Font
Four African patterns, two from central Africa, one from Mali, and one from the Zulu & Ndebele cultures of our province, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
African Gold - a tribute to the men who labour to extract gold from under the city eGoli (Johannesburg). Used in large format, the intricate patterns within the font depict the delicacy of the metal.
The Assegai (or throwing spear) symbolises the bravery of the proud Zulu warriors. The Assegai font with it vigorous line, suggests the ever moving warrior.
Carve, robust, structured, bold and impassive, is reminiscent of the boldly carved masks of tribes of central Africa.
Doorn - display and body - is aptly named for the spiky thorns on the dry bushes of the Kalahari desert.
Lagos - regular and light - named for a city that is full of the energy and dynamism of modern Africa while retaining the essence of its tribal origins.
Umkhonto - named for “Umkhonto we Sizwe, the Spear of the Nation” - the armed branch of the ANC, whose members sacrificed so much for the freedom long denied them.
Zaire - captures the magic of the mask, representing the dance, the ceremony, the secret society. It evokes the very heart of Africa.
About Scholtz Fonts
The foundry is based in Durban, South Africa, where the Zulu culture of the region has greatly influenced Anton’s font design. In his profession as a graphic designer, he became aware of how few available fonts were suitable for African inspired design.
He began to create his own fonts to enhance the work produced by his design company, and this branch of his design work has grown steadily in recent years.
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