tm Byte

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This font and tm Nibble started off as one. Both were different from what they have now become. The idea was to create a very heavy, minimal curves and angles to give a sense of the glyph.

It started with a plain N and a solid O. Making the E match either the N or the O resulted in deviation from the style just enough that it warranted a spin-off into a font of it's own. 

Some letters—such as G and H—proved quite difficult to match in the style of either. A slight angle shift resulted in a glyph that did not go with other glyphs. I kept trying different possibilities...and at some point decided to save the discarded option into another fs, which now contains more than 200 characters.

The teardrop counter in tm Byte forced a complete redraw of all glyphs at about 2× the size.

I am already working on two additional fonts that came out of this exercise...and it might yield more.

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    Created on 27th July 2018. Last edited on 16th August 2018.
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Comment by thalamic 22nd August 2018

amazingly curved

Comment by JingYo 22nd August 2018
Congratulations! FontStruct Staff have deemed your FontStruction worthy of special mention. “tm Byte” is now a Top Pick.
Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 22nd August 2018

Fantastic work! Such a groovy design.

Comment by zephram 22nd August 2018

Nice! I wonder if you can do the flipped V,X,Y as an alternate...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 23rd August 2018

tm Byte is 29 bricks tall...

Comment by anonymous-1520403 24th August 2018

This font needs a tag or two so that when search isn't working we can stillf ind it :)

Comment by jonrgrover 24th August 2018

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