Kundiman
Love letters to the Philippines
The Kundiman is a traditional means of serenade in the Philippines. Imbued with dramatic intervals and a flowing rhythmic melody, Kundiman love songs are riddled with passion, and as such became our source of inspiration in creating our custom font “Kundiman Display.”

Creative Direction: Kookie Santos

Lead Design: Kookie Santos

Design: Lazir Caluya & Ross Du

Typography application of the custom Filipino typeface Kundiman
Detailed typography application of the custom Filipino typeface Kundiman
Minimal typography application of the custom Filipino typeface Kundiman
Display alphabet of the custom Filipino typeface Kundiman

Taking cues from this beautiful genre of Filipino love songs, our custom display typeface is characterized by romantic swashes, ornamentality, and graceful intricacies. We envisioned our work to serve as a love letter to the Philippines — an expression of hope and desire for a country that deserves more.

Typography application with floral elements of the custom Filipino typeface Kundiman
Typography application of the custom Filipino typeface Kundiman

Kundiman Display was designed by Serious Studio® and is available to download free for personal use. This typeface cannot be sold or modified. For commercial purposes or use, please email [email protected]

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