Canela

Canela is a display typeface designed by Miguel Reyes and published through Commercial Type in 2016. Reyes began Canela as an interpretation of William Caslon’s display faces but deviated from there into a design that is neither purely a sans-serif nor a serif. The flared stroke endings, which were inspired by his experience with stonecarving, lend the typeface an inscriptional quality. Canela is available in six weights with matching italics. Two new optical sizes, Canela Text and Canela Deck, were added to the family in 2018.

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Canela Specimen

Canela Type Specimen

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PRESENT
Nov 21, 2018
Fonts — Druk, Canela, Nimbus Sans
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New Need
Nov 9, 2018
Fonts — Canela, F Grotesk
Elim Chan
Oct 15, 2018
Fonts — Canela, Muli
Playa
Aug 22, 2018
Fonts — Canela, Calibre
Emergence
Jul 24, 2018
Fonts — Canela, Styrene, GT America
Sara Marandi
Jun 19, 2018
Fonts — Canela
Long Lean Club
Jun 11, 2018
Fonts — Canela, GT America, Futura
Matt Yerman
Jun 1, 2018
Fonts — Canela, Vaud
justBOBBI
May 4, 2018
Fonts — Canela, Engravers Gothic
11 Honoré
Mar 27, 2018
Fonts — Canela, Favorit
Mr. Leight
Mar 12, 2018
Grayes
Jan 22, 2018
Fonts — Canela, GT America
Grette
Jan 1, 2018
Fonts — Canela, GT America
Luke Fenech
Oct 30, 2017
Fonts — Canela, Work Sans
Morning Boys
Oct 8, 2017
Fonts — Canela, Basis Grotesque
No2 Opus Place
Sep 30, 2017
Fonts — Canela, Circular
The Cut
Sep 11, 2017
Fonts — Canela, Chap, Georgia
Matthew Vernon
Sep 1, 2017
Fonts — Canela, Px Grotesk
Sarah Sampsel
Aug 15, 2017
Your Majesty
May 16, 2017
Fonts — Canela, Plain
The Pudding
May 15, 2017
Fonts — Canela, Atlas Grotesk, Publico
Alina Skyson
Apr 27, 2017
Fonts — Canela, Atlas Grotesk
Marché
Apr 11, 2017
Fonts — Canela, Apercu, Vwk Mono
Maisonette
Mar 27, 2017
Josh Sender
Dec 31, 2016
Fonts — Canela, Aktiv Grotesk
OsloDeco
Dec 27, 2016
Fonts — Canela, Founders Grotesk
6up
Dec 7, 2016
Fonts — Canela, Neue Haas Unica
Georgia Cherry
Nov 26, 2016
Fonts — Canela, Roboto
Adam Widmanski
Nov 16, 2016
Fonts — Canela, Venus
Harry Gassel
Nov 5, 2016
Fonts — Canela, Theinhardt
Hugo & Marie
Sep 28, 2016
Fonts — Canela, Atlas Grotesk
Geordie Wood
Jul 3, 2016
Fonts — Canela, Maison Neue
Jon-Kyle
May 14, 2016
Fonts — Canela, Titling Gothic


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