Critique- pod

berean's picture

Still in early, rough stages... thoughts?

sample- pod

speter's picture

Interesting. (Not something I'd want to look at if I had a hangover!)

A couple of quick thoughts: The x and z need to be wider, and I think you might have better success with hanging numerals (plus they would match the lowercase alphabet better). For the 4, try matching the upper curve on the o (p,q,g). The arches also need to be refined, but I'm not entirely sure what to recommend. Play around a bit.

hrant's picture

I think with a large does of discipline and some OpenType programming (which the "s" for example is crying out for) this could come out quite nice. And the numerals, yes, hanging for sure.

hhp

as8's picture

I see the 'morphotype' in the seed, 'o', '@' ;
I really like it -- but I would close the window
so that the draft would not make it sick.
Best,
AS

rs_donsata's picture

I also like it, this is very original and hip but still needs work, stem weight is irregular, some shapes (like w and m) are just reflected glyphs. w, x, y and z are not well proportioned.

berean's picture

I'm working on these suggestions... just haven't had enough time to put in, university keeps getting in the way.

Opentype is definatly planned- with alternates and whatnot.

Alessandro; I'm not quite sure what you mean by 'close the window.'

Thanks!

as8's picture

I mean, I guess it was pretty windy when you fixed your stems !
Seems a plein air typeface :-)
AS

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