Creating new fonts is only half the work. The other part is sharing and showing them off. That is the function that the blog performs for us…as a playground and workshop to test and share things in progress. 

We have discovered a few code solutions that will allow us to emebed these samples on the site and we are sharing those samples below; as well as some more customized options seen on some of our more recent blog posts, like here.

Lydia title card
Lydia is a new sans serif that was originally used for display purposes.

Although it only included an upper case character set, we are working to provide a complete character set for all uses.

Ballpoint Sans title card, a new sans serif font
Ballpoint Sans is derived from our other font, Ballpoint Regular.

This is a utility sans serif that is suitable for all uses from typesetting to display.

Ballpoint Roman sample text
Ballpoint is a fun slab serif font that offers a bit of whimsy in its character set.

Ballpoint is a new slab serif derived from a sign painter's manual from the early 20th Century.

Matthewscript preview image, spelling Uncial.
Our Uncial derived from an old lettering manual.

Matthewscript, a working name, is an Uncial that includes a lower case character set to expand the functionality of the typeface.

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John McClane

Portrait of the great Bruce Willis in his iconic role as John McClane in John McTiernan’s 1988 action classic, “Die Hard”.

Eccentric Iterations

Iterating one of the latest projects on the drawing board. A font derived from the posters of the early 20th Century – Eccentric Display. Also resurrected an alternate typeface specimen sheet for this post.

Eccentric

Eccentric Display is a decorative display font based on typography from the Parisian posters of the early 20th Century.

Dark Superman

While waiting for James Gunn’s version of Supes, revisited the classic Christopher Reeve as the evil, or Dark Superman, from the 3rd film.

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