A — single-story “a”;
B — alternate “a”;
E — alternate “&”;
H, I — double-story “g”;
P — alternate “r”;
C, G, L, O, R, T, X, Y, Z — alternate “c”, “l”, “o”, “r”, “t”, “x”, “y”, “z” respectively;
Shazamurai! Opening day of Shazam! Fury of the Gods. Almost missed this one, but had an old lightning based font that matched. Plus, AI graphics is like soooo much cheating. WIP, couldn't decide on spacing so kerning had to wait.This is a clone
It's called ajicis because it is built upon the letters done for the wallpaper of Wipeout 3 game team AG Sys. It has the same grid structure but the letters look nothing like the original.
Also, this FS'tion was started on the phone (because I was too lazy to get off the bed and go to the computer). When I saw potential in the created letters, it was saved and opened on the iPad. The rest of the fs was done there. The only thing that couldn't be done on the iPad was adjusting of a composite brick. (It was fixed on the laptop days later.) So, 98% iPad.
@RobMeek: The iPad version worked well. However, Menu->Edit->Copy, Menu->Edit->Paste, etc. got tedious. Can we have the menu commands in icon form docked or floating somewhere on (in?) the tablet version? The icons can be half the size of the Tools icons to save space. Also, can the tools and zoom be docked as well on the tablet version? It would be helpful. Thanks.This is a clone of tm ajicis original
Inspired by Octane by frongile
SANS SERIFSCO — Humanist / Neo-Grotesque Sans-Serif
A contemporary neo-grotesque sans-serif design with regular weight.
I tried to add subtle diverse and nuanced visual elegance while still remaining minimalistic. Most significant feature is the subtle stroke modulations, distinguishing this from a more geometric style.
Designed to be versatile and suitable for a wide range of different purposes and optimized for legibility in small point size body copy.
The font was constructed on a large grid using linear interpolation (also known as faux-Bézier method). This allowed the most freedom for constructing more complex custom forms, curvatures and all the various stroke modulations.
The font has a total vertical height of 88 square grid units, this is including all optical compensations, ascends / descends and accents.
RINKEL — Bold constructivist display design
This was very much influenced by the rare sighting of
1974's Lettergraphics International typeface by the name 'Belden'
Belden was shown in a Lettergraphics ad in U&lc vol. 1, no. 3 from 1974, without further design credits. It was also featured in the book cover design for "Metaphysics: An Introduction" by Keith Campbell.
—Which in terms I have used for my personal extrapolation of the complete character set of this FontStruction.
Not a digitizing revival of the original piece, but rather a very strongly inspired personal take on it.
—More complete character set is coming soon..
Let me know what u fellow structivists think of it so far!
WARPDRIVE - Geometric Sci-Fi display fontThis is a clone
Opening day of Marvel's Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever!
I started this late and suffered the consequences, but had to release something. This took a long time and didn't look like how I wanted it to or as good as I wanted it to, but there it is. WIP as I attempt to clean up and adust stuff.
BOUWHUIS - 'Bauhaus'-modernism inspired minimalist geometric sans
I am in a Bauhaus-vibe last couple of day..
So here is yet another venture into the
modernist minimalism aesthetics of the previous century.
This Font losely draws on the basic concept for the 'Universal Type' that was originally designed by Bauhaus student Herbert Bayer.
It's basically a hugely inspired tribute to Herbert Bayer's several forms of ―'Universal'.
But I want to be clear on the fact that this isn't a revival of the original alphabet or anything along those lines for that matter.
Instead it is a intermingling personal interpretation of his multiple works and ideas. Attempting to merge this recollection of Bayer's rational 'functionalist'-approach towards combining aesthetics and function, as by which he is answering to the 'Bauhaus'-philosophy and the 'Form follows function'― design principle.
But besides being a 'inspired' recollection, still the main focus for this FontStruction was to come up with this personalized and stylistic derivative version that pays homage to various of his original work. Unifying the various characteristic Bayer idea's-n-bits within my personal visual representation of the general concept into a new piece.
For it's primary style-concept I envisioned BOUWHUIS being something fresh and somewhat different from the gross majority of similar inspired works out there. This led to the decision for going with a more contemporary and modernized (― as oposed to modernist) style lettering.
In addition to that I pursued a much more vibrant and nuanced typographers sensitivity towards letterform calligraphy and decorative features.
Strong geometric core elements of the font make up for a expressive simplistic structural basic form and it has 'zero' stroke modulation for thickness.
It's regular weight combined with that predominant circular and square-based geometry of the letterforms result in this 'open', and overall ventilated characteristic of the design.
The typical crude appearance that usually comes with a strong geometric sans like this was compensated for in BOUWHUIS by the design's subtle deviations in form and the various decorative calligraphic letter-components.
Something that completely denied Bayer's principle in approach to modern typography and to create an "idealist typeface" was; The reintroduction of it's uppercase letters.
Part of Bayer's rationale was to simplify typesetting, strip all that he felt was unnecessary or the typeface had no need for in order to function, till there was not much more left than just the nearly bare-naked form.
It seems that unintentionally some innuendo of Art-Deco―flavoured hints also found their way into parts of this design.... ―Hmmmz
― but I think I like them, so no worries on behalf of that
As a little bonus topping it all off there is also a super tiny experimental lowercase caracter-set (X-Height=1 grid unit)
Located in the Unicode block for "Halfwidth and fullwidth forms"
I hope y'all like it so far, more will follow soon.
I love these kinds of fonts that have geometric puzzle-solving quality in the design. I was quite happy with how the lowercase found a way to be connected. Then I thought let me not mess with anything else. But a Z is so much like a 2, so I created the 2 out of the Z. Then when 2 was done, I was aprehensive of tackling the 1 because the vertical stem would be off by one brick, and how would that be resolved. Reluctantly I tried it...and it worked. 3 can be created from the B, but the B hasn't been created yet. OK, I guess I have to do the uppercase. A was easy. B was surpringly easy. Which gave me motivation to go on. And surprisingly soon, the whole thing came together. The hardest letters to shape were X and S. Not all letters are very successful, but they are distinctive enough to be recognized as themselves. Not sure about the =, but it will do, I suppose. In any case, no kerning required.
EPOCH - Modern light-weight geometric display sans
───── 「 MEASURES 」
(in grid units)
Optical Corrections: None
Stroke: １／８ ｔｈ
4－Ｅｍ ／ ０.１２５ : １－Ｓｔｒｏｋｅ （０.１２５ ≍ １／８ ｔｈ）
― No filters used.
───── 「 SUMMARY 」
This is yet another deep dive into the very small and tiny quantum realm of FontStruct's small grid and light-weight stokes.
Unlike some of my previous endeavours into this dark corner of the FS-editor, which could have dizzying complexity in forms, this project for once didn't stress the sh....*t out of me by stretching the limits for my capabilities beyond what is still comfortable this time. Nor did it drain every last frigging bit of my knowledge or clever creative insight to pull it off.
On the contrary,
For once it remained largely a pretty straight forward and easy project in terms of forms and geometry. The absence for most of the 'bar-raising' features such as diagonal forms, rounded, transitions or stroke modulation made this 'FontStruction' that much more easy.
And when metaphorically breaking it down to the bare naked form and necessities, this design mainly consist of FS's (default)-brick set, resized modifications of those, combined with a set of stacked composites.
There a still a number of things I'd rather seen differently, and will see later attempts at making improvement, but taken in a broad perspective most of the included material so far look pretty fine to me already. And to point out one of the things that is still bugging actually are the 'accented' letters.
Some glyphs have odd values for their 'character'-width, and this makes it impossible to achieve 'grid to em-square'-bounding box allignement in FS's editor. So accents in these asymmetrical values look slightly ofset.
― "Changing character widths to nearest even value is simply far too destructive to the stylish characteristics of the fonts appearance"
───── 「 ABOUT THE FONT 」
In the end it became a pretty cool looking light-weight geometric modernist sans-serif style that at the same time has strong hints of Art-Deco-style lettering as well.
And apart from the minor things it fell short with, I think there is a lot about its overall character-set design and forms that is looking pretty darn rad actually if you ask me.
Content-wise the font is a single case design in a 'all-caps' or Majuscule style. The (Lc)-string was kept empty for deliberately for the technical reason of preserving all the (default)-blank metrics data for any further design updates.
───── 「 WHATS INSIDE 」
A little bit of everything...
■ Body text formatting:
□ Basic-Latin based character set with accented letters & numerals
□ Most punctuation marks
□ Numerous symbols
■ Decorative formatting
□ Pictorial attributes
□ Repeating patterns
───── 「 THE END 」
Let me know what you think so far,
FORMALISMS - Modernist inline display type
Rigid square-based inlined modernist display style with incised (fake-) 3D effect, mimicing a quirky and non-logical take on twisted geometric form and sometimes folded appearance.
Some characters, but mainly symbols still need slight improvements, some are still missing as well.
The bi-linear stroke was incised at certain specific positions and had one or more (cross-)intersecting line segment included that connect the two colinear strokes. This is creating 2 additional extra geometric hyper-planes, and allows the option of including the illusion of looking at three-dimensional geometric objects.
But the way this is implemented into the design in fact obeys no relationship to any actual fundamental propeties and isn't necessarily a correct three-dimensional form, nor fully or faithfuly folded.
The glyphs also have somewhat of a monogram logo style quality
Hope you like it
The design process is typical in its atypicality (yes, it is a word, or, at least, should be!).
The atypicality necessitates the telling of the story behind it.
Looking for something to do...something easy to do, I came across the font shown 5th from the top in this article on Dieline. "I can do this," thought I. I did a 2 that looked similar. Based on that, did the 3. 5 6 9. 0 8. 1 7. "Hmm." Add the horizontal stripes. 7. 4? "No." Re-4? "No. Another 4? Perhaps thinner sides?" "Even thinner." "Hmm." Redo 1 2 3 5 6 7 8 9. "Maybe this is better. OK, lets do the letters." Start with Z because it is almost a 2 with minor curve tweak. Do the S. B because 3 is done. A. V. C. E. F L. J. Etc.
The glyphs so far have a 3 horizontal band appearance. Do the lowercase. a is two bands. b is two bands...but how high should the ascender be? Also, the x-height seems wrong. Off somehow. "Can I do a 2 band uppercase with the letter slightly taller. Maybe 2 bricks taller?"
Redo A. Redo B. "No this B is not working." Redo B. Redo B. Redo B. "Hmm. Maybe." Redo C D. Redo E F L. "OK, this might work." Redo to all uppercase letters.
Do the lowercase. "Yes I like the new f." Redo other letters to include the flip. Most of the letters are the same width. "Maybe I can make this a mono-space font." Redo m. Redo M. W. V. "The A looks odd." Redo A. And so on.
The font may have started as a simple thing but it is very different now. "I'll just publish it." "No, I should at least do the basic punctuations." "No this hyphen is too thick." Redo. "Now it is too thin." Redo. "Now it is too wide. But this is mono-space font. The width cannot be altered." +. "That just looks weird." Redo +. Now the - looks off. Redo -. Now they both don't fit with the rest of the font. Redo + -. "No. I'll come back to them." Do [. "No that's too heavy top and bottom." Redo [. Do (. "This needs a different curve." Redo (. "Can I use this new curve somewhere else?" Redo @. "Hmm." Do ©. Do ®. Do ™. Do “. "I can't make this so wide." Do ‘. "Definately cannot make it mono-space." Redo all punctuation to be their natural width. "This is no longer a mono-space font. Should I redo M m W w to be more natural?" Redo do m. "No this is too much work. I can't be bothered anymore. Let the m's and w's be."
"The punctuation looks niiice. Should I do a font to match these?"
Create New FontStruction
What’s your favorite letter?
ALIEN WORMHOLE (BOLD) - Monolinear Sci-Fi-inspired 'worm' typeface.
This is a 'Bold' style version to the "ALIEN WORMHOLE" type family.
This version has a ton of extra character compared to the 'Light' version.
For now only the two 'Basic Latin' sets, some symbols and a small number of puctuation marks match. And it remains to be seen if I can translate back to the Light version all those extra's that were put into this Bold version.
I mentioned 'type family' earlier, but in reality there isn't a whole lot of family just yet. Since the two for now hardly correlate truly.
Here is a link to the 'Light' version
Stay tuned for future updates.
Inspired by Bastard by Barnbrook Fonts and Minotur by cablecomputer
G1 ThunderGawd. Opening day for Marvel's Thor Love and Thunder movie AND final day for the FS HeavyComp! Time to kill two birds with one stone, or maybe feed two birds with one scone.
HeavyComp entry #3. This font features...
• 7 Color layers
• Chamfered Bevels
• Interconnected Celtic knot patterns with shaded underlayments
• Full weaving pattern on uppercase/numbers, vertical patterns on lowercase
• Thor's hammer Mjolinr on the +, broken hammer on the -
Can't wait to watch another film of Thor in the Taikaverse. Feels like I'm going to watch it about 50x, just like Thor Ragnarok.
Thanks to this competition, this font brought the challenge out of me. Believe it or not, this is the simplified version of what I wanted to make. Really nice set of submissions in quality and quantity from everyone for the Heavycomp.
G1 Defkahn. A somewhat readable modular graffiti font colored over four layers. Independent bubble fills on upper and lowercase sets. Heavycomp entry #2.This is a clone
G1 Densyle. HeavyComp Entry #1. Heavy Slab. The limited kerning I did works on the preview, not so much on the downloaded font.
Tennessine: superheavy element of the periodic table named after the US state Tennessee. Symbol: Ts, atomic number: 117, atomic weight: 294. It is a radioactive element artificially produced by fusing berkelium and calcium atoms.
VEROORDEELD - A geometric slab serif
This is a small type family with two style variations, see links bellow!
• Display Bold contrasted display version ◄- U are here!
• Text Light weight monostroke version
Accidental Fontstruct remake of Senator by Emigre. Initially reconstructing the lettering seen on this book cover, later found out about it being an existing comericial font. I decided to completed it anyway. But for this reason it will not be available for downloading. Sorry...
Lux Aeterna: Eternal Light
Umbriel is a moon of Uranus. It is named after a character in Alexander Pope's poem "Rape of the Lock."This is a clone
some alternates in the lower case.