thought this would be of interest

Amado's picture

http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/brassfonts/styptic/

This intrigues me because the text is readable, but the glyphs don't show lettershapes... they hint at the tops of the lettershapes.

I wondered what the type designers here would think of such a design. Personally, I'm supposing it's quite original and a little groundbreaking, but y'all know more than I do.

What do you think?

Nick Shinn's picture

I’ve never seen it before, but this typeface was distributed in 1995 by FontFont on a floppy as part of the FUSE project:

https://www.fontfont.com/fonts/you-can-read-me

oldnick's picture

It’s an interesting exercise in heating up print even more—if you understand what Marshall McLuhan meant by a hot medium…

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