What is the Adinkra Pro font?
With a strong basis in tradition and ancient iconography, the Adinkra Pro family brings a fresh perspective to the time-honored symbols of West Africa.
Not only is the Pro family a brand new Adinkra symbol font, but it is a comprehensive typeface family with adjustments to all 66 original symbols. The addition of patterns for backgrounds and borders as well as the programming power of OpenType gives you limitless design options at the click of a mouse. More…
The rough imperfections of Adinkra Pro Calabash pay homage to the handmade qualities of West African art and also give a nod to the hand carved calabash gourds used to apply these symbols directly to cloth.
More symmetrically balanced and refined, Adinkra Pro FineFine gets its name and subsequent look from the West African Pidgin English term for anything that is very sharp, classy and elegant.
On the opposite end of the spectrum, Adinkra Pro WantaWanta draws inspiration from the wax prints and batik fabrics of the various open air marketplaces of West Africa.
And as the newest member of the Adinkra Pro family, Adinkra Pro GodouhGodouh (pronounced Go-dough Go-dough) incorporates all of the symbols, patterns and backgrounds of Adinkra Pro Calabash, FineFine and WantaWanta.
Adinkra Pro Font families
The Adinkra Pro includes the following font families:
- Adinkra Pro Calabash
- Adinkra Pro Finefine
- Adinkra Pro Godouhgodouh
- Adinkra Pro Wantawanta
Adinkra Pro Preview
Here is a preview of how Adinkra Pro will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.