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Feedback on type for band, Shrewdness of Apes, would be much appreciated.

I started by writing the name with a paint pen, scanning it in, and turning it into a vector. My goal is to create something that is upbeat, fresh, and doesn't look homemade. Feel free to critique it in a reverse compliment sandwich.

Here is a link to the band for comparison. http://mableyandgreek.bandcamp.com/#zplays

Thanks!
Jamie

confie

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Greetings,
I've been developing this typeface for the past month, and I've got to a point where I'm feeling kind of blocked, so I thought it would be a good idea to come here for some help. I'm happy with the lowercase, although I'm sure you'll find lots of problems with it (problems which I'd be more than happy correcting, by the way), the main issue I'm having is with the uppercase; due to its geometric construction some letters (E,F,I,T,L,H mainly) aren't quite fitting with the curviness of the other ones.
I've made a really quick pdf with the first sentences that came to mind (feel free to ask for more material if you need it for a better judgement!), and I'd be really glad to hear the criticism of better trained eyes (and hands).

New Release - Leibix

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Leibix, inspired by a jolly trademark of the past, is a fun family of five typefaces which transcends different eras of the past. It has elements of the 1920s in its design, but is equally at home with projects having a 1970s theme of an up to the minute modern one. Leibix is intended for eye catching cartoon captions, in posters of anywhere else a casual impact is required.

Greater Albion is offering Leibix at an introductory 40% discount on Myfonts.

A cuddly fat font

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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.

say it fat -- extended language support project

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i would like to take the opportunity and ask for some advice/corrections in regard to the following project:

a while ago i had downloaded the free font "say it fat" by timo titzmann -- http://www.id84.de/type/say-it-fat/

while i like the style a lot, the original is very basic (~95 glyphs). i thus decided to overhaul the typeface and have completed the following codepages (the font is lowercase only):

0000 - c0 controls and basic latin
0080 - c1 controls and latin-1 supplement
0100 - latin extended-a

cyrillic is almost completed and greek and vietnamese latin are in the works, too. however, as this is my first font work proper and i am no type designer, there are loads of issues -- but it's a start.

Beefcakes - first of the "Cakes" series coming for TypeCon August 20th...

Over a year ago I started thinking of new font names, er...a theme of different font names for a different family of different styles :P At last, Beefcakes is in the final stages and is scheduled for release on August 20th, w00t! It is the first of the "Cakes" series, a collection of display fonts inspired by various brush lettering styles. The series will include Beefcakes, Babycakes, Hotcakes, Paddycakes and Sweetcakes, and as each typeface is unique (not to mention time-consuming to draw!) they will be released as they're finished...

cheers,
Jim

Beefcakes, Babycakes, Hotcakes, Paddycakes and Sweetcakes are trademarks of Rebeletter Studios and may be registered under certain jurisdctions.

New from insigne: Caridade

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Caridade is a bold and powerful script face. It draws some inspiration from heavy brush drawn vintage hand lettering but its heavy weight is much thicker with plenty of impact and more contemporary letterforms. The face offers a wide array of weights, from the powerful Heavy weight to the graceful Thin.

Caridade can get the job done for many unique design tasks.

College Project

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Hey Guys, we were asked to make a font under these conditions:

- Use only Horizontal and Vertical Lines
- Cannot simulate a curve leaving pixels white on the corners.
- Uppercase Characters and Numbers Only.

This is what i have so far - http://fontstruct.fontshop.com/fontstructions/show/nepo_3

- Height is 7px and Width is 10px

- Small Version

- Medium

Some of my thoughts:

- The D looks weird
- Is my X Valid?
- Other ways to make the M, N and W ?
- The S and the 5 look too much alike?
- Help with Spacing