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Boutique - a bold condensed serif
Commented on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 - 11:51pm

Thanks Magnus. I'm with you on the overshoot. I corrected this following Eric's comments and it's helped solve the weight discrepancy problem between rounded and square letters. Your other comments are noted too. Much appreciated.

Boutique - a bold condensed serif
Commented on Thursday, 22 June 2017 - 8:44am

I've been putting your suggestions into practice and have added overshoot to the rounded letters, given corners to the counters of the lower case letters and made various other tweaks. What do you think? Hopefully you can see the attached, although...

Boutique - a bold condensed serif
Commented on Thursday, 22 June 2017 - 2:55pm

Hi Dave - yeah, funny you should pick up on that, I noticed it immediately myself once the file was uploaded. Guess I've been concentrating on the alphabet so much I forgot the numerals! The dollar sign looks a bit heavy too, don't you think?

Boutique - a bold condensed serif
Commented on Saturday, 24 June 2017 - 1:50am

Hi Theunis - what you say sounds logical and I did start out with a flattish topped /G, but because it's a much broader character than the /C and /S it just didn't look right. That's how I came up with this rather 'clumsy' /G in the first place!...

Boutique - a bold condensed serif
Commented on Thursday, 8 June 2017 - 1:59am

Thanks Eric, that's helpful. When you say less 'perfect' what do you mean exactly: the round letters should be more elliptical, or the legs of the K and R a little curved perhaps? I see what you mean about the respective weights of the round and...

Boutique - a bold condensed serif
Commented on Monday, 12 June 2017 - 1:25am

Thanks Theunis, and Eric for your further thoughts. I'll work on these.

Belvedere - What went wrong?
Commented on Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 3:34pm

Thanks George, that's useful. I think you may be right about the spacing. Generally I like to keep it tight on display fonts, but with this there's probably a case for letting a bit of air in. Perhaps the designer who did some of my graphics (...

Belvedere - What went wrong?
Commented on Friday, 3 October 2014 - 4:40am

Hi Caparica - The Italian bit is a backwards justification. I just liked the name Belvedere which has Italian roots. The inspiration for the font actually came about when I was drawing an inline for another - Showbiz - although the finished result...

Belvedere - What went wrong?
Commented on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:17am

Thanks for your thoughts. On reflection I think Belvedere suffered from being released on My Fonts on the same day as Conto, which is similar in many ways but offered a bigger range of weights in both display and text and at a swingeing discount! As...

Belvedere - What went wrong?
Commented on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:25pm

Thanks again, Martin, you insights are helpful. It had occurred to me that marketing might be the problem, and I went so far as to change the graphic during the introductory promotion, although I stuck to a purely typographic presentation. I'll try...

Belvedere - What went wrong?
Commented on Sunday, 1 March 2015 - 5:31pm

Thanks Special K and Jennastempel. Haven't checked this post out for a couple of months, so sorry not to have replied earlier. I think the presentation is a bit uneven and I take your thoughts on board. I've recently made Belvedere Extra Bold the '...

Belvedere - What went wrong?
Commented on Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 11:42am

Thanks for your thoughts George. I know its a bit of a lottery, and I'm not depending on font sales to support my life style (just as well!) Just hoping for a little feedback, and sales are the sincerest form of flattery, to twist a phrase. Anyway...

International Bomber Command Centre Font Design Advice
Commented on Saturday, 4 October 2014 - 4:53pm

Might not be quite what you're looking for, but you might be interested in a font I created inspired by a visit to the Duxford Air Museum near Cambridge, UK. See link below: http://www....

looking for old school grocery typeface for prices and numbers
Commented on Tuesday, 8 April 2014 - 5:55pm

Mike: You might like to try Barrowboy, a typeface I designed based on market stall holders hand lettering: check it out at: http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/studio-k/barrowboy/

Contemporary typeface for space project!
Commented on Saturday, 5 April 2014 - 5:28pm

Goz: Try: http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/studio-k/4-square/

On [un]even color
Commented on Sunday, 22 September 2013 - 5:13pm

Very profound. Are we talking philosophy here, or typography?

Art Nouveau web type!
Commented on Sunday, 22 September 2013 - 5:38pm

Hi Heinous - how about the attached? It's a modern reinterpretation of Art Nouveau. Forgive the self promotion, but I'd should know, since I designed it myself!

Art Nouveau web type!
Commented on Sunday, 22 September 2013 - 5:41pm

Hi Heinous - you're not the only one guilty of a double post! Should have said you can download this from my foundry (Studio K) at myfonts.com

Blumenkind: A friendly utopian script for a better future
Commented on Friday, 23 August 2013 - 3:27pm

I can't say it'll be future changing, but it's certainly brightened my day. Nice job!

New Font using Paul Mathis Th Character
Commented on Thursday, 1 August 2013 - 5:34pm

Sorry, in my haste to respond to thetophus I almost forgot to thank sarang for his/her positive endorsement of the Th symbol for use in word processing. At last, someone with an open mind!

Looking back on this strand it seems to me that very...

New Font using Paul Mathis Th Character
Commented on Wednesday, 7 August 2013 - 2:58am

Thanks for your thoughts Nick. I agree that some compromise is probably inevitable within these parameters, it's in the nature of the beast. As to the whole 50s kitsch thing, I guess it's a matter of taste. As you can see, I'm something of an...

New Font using Paul Mathis Th Character
Commented on Friday, 2 August 2013 - 9:06am

Yeah well, Thetophus, you might take it personally if everyone ganged up on you 20 or 30 to 1. As to your opinion, I happen to disagree with it but as an advocate of free speech I defend to the death your right to say it, as somebody or other once...

New Font using Paul Mathis Th Character
Commented on Saturday, 20 July 2013 - 3:07pm

Hey Guys, this is all a bit hostile and cynical. As typographers I would have thought you'd have taken a more generous view of what could be an exciting new development. Ho hum.
To answer a couple of your points: the Dynatron Mathis font is an...

New Font using Paul Mathis Th Character
Commented on Friday, 2 August 2013 - 3:09pm

OK Shim, duly noted, you have a wiming way about you.

Ah heck, I'm getting bored with all this. Did anyone - I really shouldn't ask this in view of the foregoing - did anyone actually like the typeface, Dynatron, in it's own right?

New Font using Paul Mathis Th Character
Commented on Sunday, 21 July 2013 - 2:46pm

OK Charles, if you want to chop logic, fine. I'm not suggesting that type designers or typographers are guardians of the language, although in this instance we do have an opportunity to influence it in, I believe, a useful way. Whether or not it is...