Alphabet Soup Type Founders and Michael Doret are proud to announce the World Premiere of “Dynascript” on MyFonts
Dynascript brings the ease of “Pushbutton Automatic” to your typesetting experience. Dynascript is actually 2 fonts in 1-without switching fonts you can instantly change from Dynascript’s connecting font to the non-connecting italic with the simple push of a button...
...just press the “Stylistic Alternates” button in the OpenType palette
Typesetters across the planet will also be able to set copy in their language of choice.
Dynascript’s 694 glyphs can be used to set copy in: Albanian, Basque, Catalan, Cornish, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Kalaallisut, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Maltese, Manx, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Oromo, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Turkish, and Welsh—and of course English. Sorry! Off-world languages not yet supported.
What is Dynascript? It’s is a completely original, never before seen, bold script font—but to some it may be reminiscent of various mid-century neon signage, and of sign writing, Speedball alphabets and even baseball scripts. The design of Dynascript also takes some cues from a historical typographic curiosity that began in Germany in the ‘20s and which lasted into the ‘60s—when Photo-Lettering gave it the name "Zip-Top". Basically it was believed to be the wave of the future—that by weighting an alphabet heavier in its top half, one could increase legibility and reading speed.
For more detailed information please download “The Dynascript Manual”
pdf (800 kb).
Dynascript on MyFonts
Coincidental to the release of Dynascript on MyFonts, Alphabet Soup is running a Special Promotion: 25% off this font for a limited time.
Dynascript Design and Art: Michael Doret
Dynascript OpenType Programming: Patrick Griffin/CanadaType