tm About a Square

by thalamic

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The thing about a square of the things that are about a square is that they don't tile as well as squares do. 


@thalamic - This design is absolutely mesmerizing; something is wrong with the vertical and horizontal hold being pinched/drawn towards the center.  Almost like an optical illusion... :^)

Comment by Goatmeal 16th june 2022

I'm with Goatmeal. Impressive creation, Master! (Great level, and we're just starting this Comp... ?. Every year it gets harder to compete.)

Comment by elmoyenique 16th june 2022

Almost looks as though its been tied a little too tightly together 10/10

Comment by tortoiseshell 17th june 2022

@Goatmeal: Thanks. I love limitations that force things one way of another. Giving in is liberating.

@elmoyenique: Thanks. The first version of this font was first started on 16th October 2017 which actually had a square box around each of the glyphs. I have 4 other versions of this font in various stages of development. So many choices. This is the least complex version.

@tortoiseshell: The inter-glyph gaps are exactly two nudges off; the extra-glyph gaps are exactly two width line reduction off. The initial idea was for the perimeter curve in the glyphs to form a wedge when two of them are put next to each other. Ideas evolve. I go with whatever seems appropriate when patience runs out.

Comment by thalamic 18th june 2022
Comment by thalamic 18th june 2022

I'm not sure how someone with OCD would react to this, great font though, and great concept.

Comment by Bryndan W. Meyerholt (BWM) 18th june 2022

Great work, I love the handmade feel to the modular approach.

Comment by four 19th june 2022
Congratulations! FontStruct Staff have deemed your FontStruction worthy of special mention. “tm About a Square” is now a Top Pick.
Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 19th july 2022

Congrats, Master thalamic!

Comment by elmoyenique 19th july 2022

This reminds me of Ellsworth Kelly.  Very nice.

Comment by George Arnold (bufb) 18th january 2023

looks like the london 2012 olympics logo, lovely work

Comment by xuyuri Wed, 7th february

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