by Dan-noR

Download disabled

The designer of this FontStruction has chosen not to make it available for download from this website by choosing an “All Rights Reserved" license.

Please respect their decision and desist from requesting license changes in the comments.

If you would like to use the FontStruction for a specific project, you may be able to contact the designer directly about obtaining a license.

The font Flomotion is the outcome to my first semester at UWE, studying Graphic Design. The task was to create a full typeface on the font building website, fontstruct.com. The final design had to relate to a chosen theme, my chosen theme for this project was Motion in which I pursued the subject of optical illusions. I liked the idea of trying to create a false sense of movement with a font, taking inspiration from existing optical illusions with the same effect. This then led me to look at the 'Op' art movement of the 1960's, in particular the extensive work of Bridget Riley. Her use of black and white line giving the illusion of depth had a big influence on my work and I think my final design reflects this.


Looks amazing so far. The C,D & A remind me of sea shells.
Comment by djnippa 25th october 2011

Absolutely awesome. And actually, now that Mr. Downey mentions it, those letters do look like sea shells. Brilliant work so far!
Comment by Logan Thomason (xenophilius) 25th october 2011
Looks like seashells? .... I had my ear pressed up to them waiting to hear the roar of the sea.

Beautifully sinuous - go with the flow!
Comment by p2pnut 26th october 2011
Dazzling new design using distorted black and white stripes to achieve optical illusion, and stunning visual impact. The I, and parts of A,C,D,G etc. resembles to striped toothpaste. 10/10
Comment by Frodo7 20th november 2011
Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How did you create this?
Comment by Ethan Rules 4th december 2011
Y is the only one which don’t flow as well as the rest.
Nevertheless, 10/10.
Comment by riccard0 4th december 2011
Thank you all very much for the feedback and the nice comments. I agree I do need to work back into a few of the letters that dont flow as well including Y.
Comment by Dan-noR 5th december 2011
Congratulations! FontStruct Staff have deemed your FontStruction worthy of special mention. “FloMotion” is now a Top Pick.
Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 5th december 2011
toothpaste :p

fun design
Comment by ishallcallhimsquishy 31st march 2012
Wow! Extraordinary.
Comment by V. Sarela (Yautja) 31st march 2012

Also of Interest


Get the world’s leading font editor for OSX.

More from the Gallery

FloMotionby Dan-noR
Dawn Chorusby four
STF_DOBINI BALWAUM (Inline)by Sed4tives
swallow tailby tortoiseshell
Gruzby Sychoff
Beach Streetby four
seriosaby four

From the Blog


The Numbers Competition


16 Years of FontStruct


Gridfolk: Interview with Zephram