The Slabbers

by cablecomputer

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Just another try to break the limit of bricks! B) Some letters may looks strange or bad and boring... So, I need some suggestions and font innovators here! :0
Info Created on 8th May 2012 . Last edited on 13th May 2012.
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Very nice! Simple but unique, I especially like K and Q. I think the bottom 7 and ? could be more centered, maybe Q's tail too. And the diagonal in 2 could be slightly higher, like in Z.
Comment by V. Sarela (Yautja) 8th May 2012
Cloned it to take a closer look, apparently Q's tail can't be centered (or the diagonal in N). Maybe you could consider making another version with slightly different proportions.
Also, the inner bottom right curve on @ could be one brick to the right.
Comment by V. Sarela (Yautja) 8th May 2012
Still some suggestions: 4's bar one brick higher, and a top right curve to 5. :)
Comment by V. Sarela (Yautja) 8th May 2012
Oh wow, thanks for the suggestions! :) I'll try.
Comment by cablecomputer 8th May 2012
Spend some more time on W. Great font!
Comment by demonics 8th May 2012
Comment by cablecomputer 9th May 2012
Nice! Very nice!
Comment by laynecom 9th May 2012
A great bit of minimalist slabbery :) I think the X would look better if it was inverted, so that the smaller half is at the top. Maybe it could be a wee bit thinner too (to match the other diagonals). Still well worth 10/10
Comment by p2pnut 9th May 2012
I made this sample to commemorate a BIG tragedy that just happens 2 days ago.

A Sukhoi is doing a test drive and Salak Mountain that located in West Java, Indonesia have chosen for the location.
When it flew over the mountain, there was foggy and everyone see nothing.

Unfortunately, the pilot lost contact an so it crashes right on the body of the plane where the fuel located.

So it exploded and nobody saves.

March, 11th 2012.
Comment by cablecomputer 13th May 2012
All my respects to you. What a tragedy.
Comment by demonics 13th May 2012
@laynecom Thanks for the comment!
@p2pnut I think that's a bit har and takes more time, but I will try :)
@demonix Thanks! That's still a hot news in every TV channels until now in my country. I hope their death will be peaceful and lead them to heaven... :' /
Comment by cablecomputer 13th May 2012
Is Indonesia your country?
Comment by demonics 13th May 2012
Our thoughts are with the people of Indonesia.
Comment by p2pnut 13th May 2012
Congratulations! FontStruct Staff have deemed your FontStruction worthy of special mention. “The Slabbers” is now a Top Pick.
Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 14th May 2012
@demonix: Yeah, same like Adien Gunarta, if you know him.
@p2pnut: Yep, there are quite many Indonesian fontstructors aside from me and Adien.
Comment by cablecomputer 14th May 2012
Thanks for the TP meek! :D
Comment by cablecomputer 14th May 2012
Simple, but strong slabber, agree with p2pnut on X.
Comment by four 14th May 2012
My condolences.

I should download this, for it has cyrillics, special thanks for making them.
Comment by architaraz 18th May 2012
@four: Yeah, I'm still thinking about how to make X thinner... : '

@architaraz: Thanks, for the comment, I'm planning to expand to glyphs soon!
Comment by cablecomputer 26th May 2012
I miss that one, this is a strong work here, the cyrillic are amazing and unique. love it
Comment by Michel Troy ~UrbanPixel~ (Upixel) 18th August 2012
Every glyph has its own unique,fun personality. Maybe change Y?
Comment by Noah (winty5) 2nd January 2013
@Upixel: Wah, thanks :)
@winty5: Thanks! Actually I'm a bit sure about Y but can't make better Y. I'm just stuck.
Comment by cablecomputer 2nd January 2013
Maybe this kind of "Y" and "?":
Comment by architaraz 2nd January 2013