Published: 17th February, 2010
Last edited: 19th February, 2010
Created: 16th February, 2010
Prog is a condensed, geometric, modular display typeface with a contemporary sci-fi aesthetic. The design draws from a multitude of influences. Specifically I was inspired by: mathematics, Japanese space-rock, the movie MOON (directed by David Bowie's kid), and the Funk King's wonderful molecular work here on FontStruct.
The principle building block for the design is an obtuse angle segment that's cloned, reflected, and rotated to create an entire letter. Mapping the technique to the whole typeface was a challenge and there are some compromises (see D and U). As is frequently the case with these strict modular exercises the T is the stand out ugly duckling.This is a clone