A cuddly fat font

kosal's picture

Care to critique these lowercase forms? Still working on the /y/, but I'd like some input on the rhythm so far and how it can be improved. Not too happy with that /s/, though. I just saw Sudtipo's newly released Fiancé which has the same soft-ness I'm going for. It has what I call a baby s...maybe I'll take cues from that.

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Tristan Bowersox's picture

I like it a lot. It's very friendly. I especially like the g and the w.

The s looks light in the middle. I hate trying to do 's's in fat fonts, but I think it's better to take bulk off of the terminals, rather than the middle.

You have some general x-height correction to do. When I look really closely, even the x and z don't seem to match, and look at 'ese.'

The upper right arm of the x looks thinner than the others. It's not that noticeable, but the crossing of it could use some optical correction too.

That's all I can see right now :)

cerulean's picture

I think you could just shorten the negative spaces of 's', so as to thicken the verticals and relax the slope of the center.

Frode Bo Helland's picture

Seen Sniglet?

penn's picture

Reminds me a lot of Omnes black

spiral's picture

beautiful. reminds me of teaspoon, and I mean that in a good way. Love the contrast of the roundness with the sharp inside angles.

eliason's picture

If you want it still cuddlier you could try a curvier treatment of the rightmost strokes of /v/ and /w/. And maybe leg of /k/?

Quincunx's picture

That's looking lovely. I agree witgh eliason, that you might experiment a bit more with the v, w and k, to bring that curvy character into them. I also think the s can use some work, and the z could use a bit more conrast between the horizontals and the diagonal. Perhaps the hook of the f could use a slightly more pointy terminal? I.e. like the bottom of the j, but not as much.

PabloImpallari's picture

My 2 cents:
a, c, e, f, g, j, r, s & t have a very nice personality.
b, d, h, i, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, u, v, w, x & z seems too generic.

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