The typeface follows the humanist model of Ludovico Arrighi's italic type from Renaissance Italy, but its calligraphic details have been simplified to create a friendly voice. Pigeon also incorporates some of the "sparkle" that gives drama to the Dutch Baroque types of Johannes Fleischmann, referencing the nobility of letter-writing.

Dai Foldes


Dai is a classically trained painter turned type designer, who incorporates core art principles into his unique work.


You can Pay-What-You-Want for a Personal Use License.

A 1-5 User Commercial License is available for $30.00 USD.

Additional licensing for up to 100 users is also available.

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