Published: 9th April, 2011
Last edited: 9th August, 2011
Created: 4th March, 2011
Here, the innovative approach I took to stroke contrast in iSlab takes a radical leap forward. The result: a technical, friendly, modern slab serif design demonstrating further potential of the stackable composite function.
Please enjoy a private clone to see how I dealt with contrast, curves, bracketing, variable letter width and the difficult-to-achieve emboldening of the capitals’ vertical strokes within a minimal fontstruct matrix (and If you like what you see, please download for personal usage and vote kindly! :)
Intaglio’s amazing recent work makes similar strides (see the excellent rounds, for example), offering a solution before me to several of these long-standing impasses of the medium.