Published: 9th October, 2010
Last edited: 28th September, 2019
Created: 28th August, 2010
When the new arc bricks were unleashed upon fontstructland, I attempted several different styles incorporating this new maximum curve.
My first drafts revealed the direction I was heading. I wanted to create a flawless geometric, technical sans lowercase with a touch of calligraphic flair (there are some optical correction issues in the result, e.g. with the e). For the uppercase, I intended maximum style without sacrificing too much coherence – why lose any of the best bits?
Brush script, art deco, classic engraving, three genera of gothic (sans serif, blackletter, and ancient alphabet!), runic, hieroglyphic, and yet still some futuristic tendencies all informed me. But do they blend?
The handwritten quality of a broad-nibbed pen or skillfully wielded marker provides the binding agent. An emulsion of all these influences, it is at once all and none. Even the strict modularity begins to melt into the background. Yet so distinctly fontstruct...
Published: 25th April, 2008
Last edited: 26th April, 2008
Created: 25th April, 2008
Inspired by a Nintendo DS game logo. Mixed uppercase/lowercase, numbers and basic punctation; especially good with outlines.