Bague Type System

Bague Type System


Bague Type System is a set of five related typefaces. Bague Sans is a monoline typeface which, despite its inspiration from 20th century geometrics, incorporates humanist characteristics. Its most remarkable feature is a distinct array of uppercase alternates and ligatures. The Slab version includes subtle variations in stroke width and semi-wedge serifs. Bague Universal introduces minimal forms, with inspiration from designers such as Bayer and Tschichold. It is complemented by rounded and inline versions.

Statement of the jury

The five related fonts share a characteristic look that ranges from elegant to bold, so that it can be used in a wide variety of ways.

Special Mention

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