Syndikat A

urtd's picture

hello! i would really appreciate your feedback on this. i started with syndikat as my school project couple of years ago. it was planned to be a caps-only display typeface, but it stayed untouched on my disk for a long time. recently i decided to get back to it and i redrew all the caps and got some ideas for lowercase as well. i quickly drew these semiangular-semismooth letters and i think they work quite well. i almost completed the thin and the heavy extremes and i'd like to interpolate three styles in between. syndikat will have the standard character set of a text faces with small caps, maybe special initial caps, few set of figures and so on, but its function should be primarily display.
what do you think?
thanks, ondrej

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urtd's picture

i forgot to mention: after interpolating the middle weight, i will remove the tapering from it, so the second lightest style will be interpolated completely without it, and only the second heaviest will keep the reduced tapering.

eliason's picture

This looks like a bunch of fonts that are out there already, but some of the angles you've chosen for the bowls (for ex. a, g) are rather nice. I like the bolder weights more.

I'd consider rounding the outside corners of the sharp-angled letters like N,W, etc.

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