Published: 26th August, 2016
Last edited: 26th January, 2017
Created: 3rd April, 2016
Just to show that I have finished the UC as mentioned in the 'Biscuit de l'Ouest' description. The UC are on biscuits.
Diacritics of more Latin are done as well as a few more symbols and punctuation. A crumb-free "+" is on the "%", a biscuit with surface dips is on the "(" and one with a flat surface is on the ")". The square brackets, when used without a space or letters, will make into a narrower biscuit, and are also used like round brackets.
I love the traditional French biscuits made on the French west coast where Loire meets Atlantic.
The biscuits are thin, crunchy, light, not too large, not very sweet, melt on the tongue, and biscuits very like the original can be made/baked quite easily.
The traditional version has a limited range of letters, enough to write the name of town, manufacturer and product. I've been unsuccessful in finding an image of the font which contributed just a few letters to decorate these biscuits.
I spent some time looking at other type of the Victorian/Art Nouveau era until I had collected enough information to help me design the missing letters. I added the French diacritics, naturally. I think my additions look successful and the whole font looks quite Art Neauveau and in the style used originally.
The square brackets [ and ] make a biscuit shape when used 'blank'.