Black Organic

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I thought I might use the new bricks to create an update of Black Metal. The result, however, was more like a steampunk thingy but more organic...
Info Created on 29th November 2012 . Last edited on 29th November 2012.
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Comment by laynecom 29th November 2012
I love your specimen! I'm sure Black Organic will end up being used in a band logo or three. :-)
Comment by SquarePeg 29th November 2012
Nice! \m/
Comment by chr.s 29th November 2012
Impressive use of modularity, much more beautiful than your font "Black Metal" from where it comes.
Comment by Abneurone Fluid Types 30th November 2012
Exquisite!
Comment by elmoyenique 30th November 2012
Echoing SquarePeg… goth kids everywhere are rejoicing. I REALLY don't want to like this, but MAN, it is beautiful and extremely well-realized. Consistent, elegant, and, dare I say?... "fresh" looking. Another feather in your FS cap. 10/10
Comment by fugitiveglue 30th November 2012
Thanks everybody!

Far from being a goth or metalist myself, I am still fascinated by the aesthetics in those kind of blackletter typefaces. After all, they are the oldest print typefaces and they have a history.

I started out imitating Aeronaut - which you can still see in the u and n - but after a while it became more and more gothic and I had a hard time not to imagine the names of Norwegian black metal bands set in this... That's why I called it Black Organic...

Maybe I can come up with a friendlier, more flowery, ornamental version called Green Organic or so.
Comment by laynecom 30th November 2012
Congratulations! FontStruct Staff have deemed your FontStruction worthy of special mention. “Black Organic” is now a Top Pick.
Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 30th November 2012
It is organic ... it grows on you the more you look at it. 10/10
Comment by p2pnut 30th November 2012
Wicked :)
10/10!!!
Comment by architaraz 30th November 2012
this is beautiful :o
But 9.99/10 (10/10) because the T looks a bit out of place... Congratulations for the Top Pick! :D
Comment by Umbreon126 1st December 2012
I can see where Umbreon is comig from. The T is a bit deep but with a few adjustments it should be fine. Keep going with it!
Comment by anonymous 1st December 2012
Coming*
Comment by anonymous 1st December 2012
Very good! But e looks like it's missing something at the bottom.
Comment by V. Sarela (Yautja) 1st December 2012
wow love this organic blackletter
Comment by Michel Troy ~UrbanPixel~ (Upixel) 3rd December 2012
Thanks for you comments.

Both the T and the e are purposely created this way. As I said, I had the band logos of black metal bands in mind, although I'm not into the genre at all. But the somewhat doomed T and the e missing a lower jaw seemed to be quite fitting.

I will turn to happier typefaces in the near future, though...
Comment by laynecom 3rd December 2012
love the E W X and M.

not sure how helpful the roman numerals are in the long run.

great font.struct.
Comment by yokubo 3rd December 2012
Very nicely done!
Comment by sarreyn 2nd January 2013

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