STF_BATAVIER

Share:
by Sed4tives

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.

Sort of a revival of the geometric letters seen on a 1916 Dutch litho to paper poster for Wm H. Müller & Co.'s Batavier-lijn passenger service Rotterdam-London. The Batavier Line was the oldest steam shipping line in the Netherlands. The line existed from 1830-1960.

The litho design was originally done by Bart van der Leck (1876 - 1958).

The fontstruction is a Faux Bezier approach, so the design grid was huge. Making it a lot of work and hard to ballance with the editors kerning feature.

I made a couple of small changes as compared to the original, most significant is the upscaled Ampersand.

I completed the alphabet plus numerals and some punctuations.

There are still a small number of spacing issues that needs to be solved.

More characters will follow soon.

Info: Created on 12th November 2018 . Last edited on 13th November 2018.
License FontStruct License
Categories:
  • -
Sets:
Tags:
Fave Tags:
  • -

4 Comments

The original litho to paper poster design by Bart van der Leck

Comment by Sed4tives 13th November 2018
Comment by Sed4tives 13th November 2018

I wonder why one would vote this 5/10...

Comment by Sed4tives 13th November 2018

I voted 10/10 to balance that XD anyway, good job m8

Comment by JingYo 14th November 2018

Also of Interest

GlyphsApp

Get 10% off the world’s leading font editor for OSX.

More from the Gallery

STF_STEDELIJK VORMGEVERSby Sed4tives
STF_PSYK0PUNKby Sed4tives
STF_ELEVATED (RE-WORK)by Sed4tives
STF_FRESCHERby Sed4tives
Serifeito 2.0by jmarquez
Domestic Bliss OFby funk_king
cared scowby nazlfrag
Obleakby aphoria

From the Blog

News

Vertical Metrics, Improved Touch Support and More

News

Future Competition Results

News

Competition: Future

News

New Bricks: Square Connectors