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filet Carmen is a text typeface based on the famous woman character. The myth of Carmen, the spanish gypsy woman, was the reading inspiration source for this typeface. It was commissioned for a new edition of Prosper Mérimée's romantic novel 'Carmen'.
Carmen typeface evolves contrast, passion and sophisticated elegance within the text. It makes your texts smell like orange blossom.

Designed by Andreu Balius (2007-2008)

*Best typeface of 2008 (
*Top Type 2009 (FontShop)


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Carmen typeface is used in Victoria’s Secret website catalogue. A nice use of the typeface together with glamourous fancy girls. filet

Highslide JS__ Highslide JS__ Highslide JS The myth of Carmen, the gypsy spanish woman, was the “inspiration” for this new typeface designed by Andreu Balius for the new edition of Prosper Merimée’s drama. This work has been comissioned by Liber, a spanish publisher, who has taken a lot of care on this special edition of Carmen. The book is printed on uncoated paper. Although type contrast is really high, there’s no loose of quality on the surface. filet

These are some samples of the use of Carmen family in diferent design works. If you have any sample you would like to show, let us know.

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