by LexKominek
See also Pixular by LexKominek.

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Celtic knotwork in an insular style. Based on lettering from the Book of Kells. Some alternates in the lower case, some ligatures in the "More Latin" set, and a "construction kit" on ~ so you can create your own knotty fonts :-) UPDATE June 3 2010: Removed some artefacts from the 'E' and 'e'. Please re-download.


Let the embroidery begin! ;-)
Comment by riccard0 29th may 2010
That is some crafty and impressive brick work.
Comment by thalamic 29th may 2010
A new shining example for the Celtic theme. The knots are wonderfully crafted. Interesting to see how you handled the different angles with different combinations of knotworks. Kudos for the x-ligatures. 10/10
Comment by Frodo7 29th may 2010
Thanks everyone!

I actually started this one before Pixular, but I found that representing each letter as pixels, then converting to knots was the way to go.

After seeing some of Frodo's knotwork fonts, I decided to make a fill version of this. It will take a while, but is in the works :-)
Comment by LexKominek 29th may 2010
Wow, just WOA! This is art, no doubt, iI also see it as a tremendously elegant way to treat what finally is a bitmap font in its core
Comment by Abneurone Fluid Types 29th may 2010
@LexKominek : as you authorized to clone, I began playing with filterings and i found one that in my opinion makes see this design in new interesting way: the filters must be those : H: 0,720 V: 0,510.
I made a private clone, I will not publish it even if you don't like and don't want to integrate it in your series, it is definitely your design, I would just eventually use this clone in my artwork one day
Comment by Abneurone Fluid Types 29th may 2010
@neurone error - Go ahead - publish it! I love the whole collaborative aspect of FontStruct, and would love to see your unique take on this design :-)
Comment by LexKominek 29th may 2010
Congratulations! FontStruct Staff have deemed your FontStruction worthy of special mention. “Knots” is now a Top Pick.
Comment by afrojet 31st may 2010
Very nice font! :)
Comment by cheinwai 8th june 2010
Very artistic font. It must of taken alot of time.
Comment by Taringtartar 29th june 2010
Perfect. 10/10.
Comment by BanjoZebra 23rd december 2010
Oh my goodness. I don't know how you did this, but this is glorious. Excellent use of the Insular style.
Such an incredibly original work deserves a 10 and fave.
Comment by Logan Thomason (xenophilius) 12th april 2011
Thanks! I basically figured out a way to make the knot pattern, then after making a letter or two, determined it would be better to have a plan of some sort - this is where the "Pixular" font came in.

I've been working on a fill version of this since I made the original - that one is taking a lot of time as well, but should be ready soon :-)
Comment by LexKominek 12th april 2011

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