Plantasia Calacarn is a unique display typeface inspired by the Caladium Carnival.
Plantasia is a typeface family created by the students of the G5 Communication 360 class (LISAA Graphisme, Paris, Fr), during a type design initiation workshop given by Lucas Descroix (Bonjour Monde) in September 2022.
Students were asked to create a display typeface based on a type of plant. In order to get an interesting conceptual distance they first gathered words and images, then explored abstract rhythms by hand. When working in groups, each student was in charge of a specific style variation (Regular, Italic or Bold), creating smaller sub-families.