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Taking advantage of the advanced ratio controls, this is a slightly more open serif typeface. This is one step closer to my goal of making a legible text face in FontStruct. Oldstyle figures.


It's brilliant, i like it a lot! But why did you go with lowercase forms on the uppercase M and N? Also, the ring on “å” is a bit too big.
Comment by Kottis 6th april 2008
Thanks! It took some playing around but I finally managed to get a more uppercase form for M and N. I'm still fond of the the err... unicase versions so I threw them in before the f-ligatures. Bear with me, it's a work in progress.

I'm totally digging the crit, by the way, keep 'em coming.
Comment by bent hamm 6th april 2008
I tried setting some text and played around a bit, it works really well. It's got surprisingly even color considering the limitations, and it's definitively legible. Keep up the good work!
Comment by Kottis 6th april 2008
You should enter this in this week's Type Battle on Typophile!
Man...This is cool. An instant classic !
Comment by grant 9th april 2008
An original and working serif design - AND a large character set! A perfect 10 :)
Comment by Roger S. Nelsson 10th april 2008
You guys are gonna make me blush.
Comment by bent hamm 12th april 2008
So cool that you named this font creation "Queen Mab"!! I actually recognized the reference - stumbled on it while re-reading Shakespeare last week! What inspired the naming convention? Nice job, btw!
Comment by kagnie 13th april 2008
Oh it's probably my favorite passage from R&J. Since it's about a tiny fairy queen, I thought it applied well to the tiny pixel-based nature of this fontstruction.
Comment by bent hamm 13th april 2008
A great FontStruction, and indeed the most aptly and evocatively named.
Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 14th april 2008
R&J (Romeo and Juliet) - exactly :) I agree with Meek... great naming convention!
Comment by kagnie 26th april 2008
This is the single greatest FontStruction and maybe one of the best typefaces anywhere I have ever seen.
Comment by FrozenSerif 17th september 2008

He probs created them in an unassigned codepoint…


Comment by Bryndan W. Meyerholt (BWM) 13th january 2020

It was created and last edited before finer width spacing was added…

Comment by Bryndan W. Meyerholt (BWM) 13th january 2020

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