A display typeface with a friendly attitude and a great deal of character. Based on the sign painting letter structure of the late 1800s with influences from Showcard greats like Ross F. George and E. C. Mathews. A toolkit for the small country grocery stores I grew up visiting in Sonoma County, CA.

Kel Troughton

Kel Troughton is a lettering and typography hound. He draws, paints, photographs, and studies letterforms—he’s really into it. He has a background in graphic design, art, cooking, and california livin’. You can find Kel at @keltroughton on Instagram, or at keltroughton.com.

Oaks Extended Bold
Quick zephyrs blow, vexing daft Jim.
Oaks Condensed Bold
Waltz, bad nymph, for quick jigs vex.
Oaks Italic Bold
Quick zephyrs blow, vexing daft Jim.
Oaks Regular
A mad boxer shot a quick, gloved jab to the jaw of his dizzy opponent.