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Karamel Sans CE by Marta Maštálková

Czech graphic design student Marta Maštálková has designed a typeface by pouring liquid caramel onto glass.


Karamel Sans CE can be used to decorate cakes, she tells us.


Maštálková is a student at AAAD Prague's Graphic Design and Visual Communication Department and is a member of Czech architecture group a1architects.


Here's some text:


Karamel Sans CE – font to eat

the author‘s alphabet


1kg of sugar
1dcl of water
1 glass plate


Pour sugar and water into a medium-sized pot and stir mixture until boiling-point. Boil untill blend turns brown. (caution! Font may burn easily). Set pot aside and wait for the blend to set. Blend is ready when viscous. Thereafter pour any text onto glass plate. Now you are ready to serve. The font Karamel Sans CE is best for creating ligatures and other typographic delicatessies.

Recommendations: Karamel Sans CE is also excellent for decorating sweets and birthday cakes.

Awarded: The Outstanding Student Design by the Design Centre of the Czech Republic