(x) Supreme Beings of Leisure - Nasalization Deluxe {Chesh}

what about that


Wait, did someone say free? It’s your lucky day, Fernando!

Way to go, Cheshire, you da man! I’m impressed every time you come up with these obscure internet-only freeware fonts. Jolly good job!

thanx cheshire

Yves, as obscure fonts go, this one sticks out because it’s a font that was created from the old NASA logo.

I seem to recall that someone before Ray Larabie designed a pre-digital version of this font, because I think it was once available at least as rub-down type. (Maybe RL did the pre-digital version, too, though if Letraset had released it I don’t think it would have been called Nasalization in the original.)

As a kid, I probably drew my own version of other letters in that same style. In fact, now that I think of it, Omni magazine used a very similar face, maybe even a modification of the same, for its banner, and that was waaaay before the Larabie Era:


Well, of course. It’s called Space. Duh.

Even so, the Omni logo was adapted from it.

However, with the M the way it is in Fernando’s specimen, the original id of Nasalization is still correct.

Oh! NASA. I get it. I always pronounced it nasal-ization.
Wondered what the shnoz reference was.

I’m sure Mr. Larabie wanted you to think so, too. Another in a long line of terrible puns filling in as names for fonts derived from famous inspirations. As a dedicated punster myself, I can only apologize for the punning community for such inflictions of pain. We’re not very good at self-policing.