Carapace

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Fimbriae is apparently irretrievable - so this is the latest incarnation, largely faithful to the original. I'm not yet happy with the V and W, but I need to step back for a while. As always, hints and suggestions are most welcome.
Info: Created on 25th November 2009 . Last edited on 5th February 2010.
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With some generous spacing adjustments, it can look fairly decent. The sage advice is due to my predicament at the time of completion.
Comment by chr.s 6th December 2009
Some of the letter shapes are just gorgeous; g q x and & are beyond gorgeous; text block is a nice even gray. Although I'm not sure you need those notches on the b d h k and l, it's an interesting quirk to leave in. Love it.
Comment by thalamic 6th December 2009
As thal says there are some beautiful characters here. I don't quite understand why the numbers are so much smaller than the Caps ... I tried my Post Code and it looked a wee bit odd.
Comment by p2pnut 6th December 2009
Thanks guys - I see what you mean about the numbers though. I'd started to increase them by one square in each axis, but I still don't think that's enough - I'll have to resume that task at a later date. To be continued...
Comment by chr.s 6th December 2009
I could only repeat what others wrote above: beautiful work. And now comes the less sexy part, to meticulously adjust and polish the glyphs to perfection. 10/10
Comment by Frodo7 6th December 2009
Nice g! And these are lovely ball terminals; specially in the n, a very exquisite detail.
Comment by cayo 11th December 2009
nice work !!!
Comment by zen_killa 11th December 2009
Congratulations! FontStruct Staff have deemed your FontStruction worthy of special mention. “Carapace” is now a Top Pick.
Comment by afrojet 8th January 2010
Thanks AJ - and I hear that some congratulations are in order too!
Comment by chr.s 9th January 2010
Really good set here, chr.s. I specifically like the letter forms of the lowercase, like that smooth g.
Comment by geneus1 11th January 2010

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