The Thing

The Thing

I have been a fortunate childm having frown up with the likes of artists and auteurs like John Carpenter. Much like George Lucas, Stephen Speilberg, and Francic Ford Coppolla, John Carpenter is large segment of the zoetrope of my youth. So much so, that...

Parkur

Parkur

Work in progress refining a new font family; Parkur, a new display font based on Fraktur blackletter styling. And yes, you are supposed to think of "The Office" when saying its name. Once these characters have been completed and all refinements are...

Fillmore Release

Fillmore Release

Announcing the general release candidate of a font that has been in development for some time - Fillmore. Inspired by the rock and roll poster art of the 1960s and the works of artists like the great Rick Griffin.  The font family...

Fauxsaic Display

Fauxsaic Display

First full round of design on a new display font, Fauxsaic Display, based on type styling from an earlier illustration celebrating Walt Disney's original 9 Old Men. Some refinements to come, but the character set is complete since this is merely a...

Fauxsaic Display

Fauxsaic Display

A while back, I created this illustration to celebrate Walt Disney's original, 9 old men; the moniker of some of the most impactful artists Walt ever hired.As I reviewed the illustration, I though a display font, based on the intent of the illustration...

Ballpoint Roman GA

Ballpoint Roman GA

Announcing the general availability of our newest font family, Ballpoint Roman; based on a sign painter's sample sheet from the early 20th Century and complete with some alternate characters and ligatures. The font family is...

Ballpoint Ligatures

Ballpoint Ligatures

Although watching a font being created in near realtime can be as exciting as watching the grass grow for most. However, we continue with the refinements to the Ballpoint Roman (née Regular) face with alternate characters and ligatures to extend and...

The Bear

The Bear

Rough sketch portrait of Jeremy Allen White and Jon Bernthal from the hit FX Network series, "The Bear". I wanted to capture some of the frenetic nature of the show using the two main characters: Carmy and his brother Michael. …with a very simple mockup...

First Round Completed

First Round Completed

Continuing my work in progress with the first round competed of the new Ballpoint Regular complete character set. It is based on a sign painter's sample from the early 20th Century; as such it was limited to the upper and lower cases, as well as a...

Ballpoint Regular

Ballpoint Regular

Work in progress on the iteration of the Ballpoint family; extending it to a regular version with a complete character set for all uses. Currently have the first draft of the upper and lower case letterforms. Next step is refine and balance these forms...

Ballpoint 3D

Ballpoint 3D

Complete character set of a 26 upper case alphabet rendered in 3D out of Adobe Illustrator with alpha channel shadow. Available for sale now on our Gumroad store. Have an idea or want to work with designomatt? Enter your name, email address, and message...

Ornamental Roman

Ornamental Roman

Announcing the general availability (GA) of the new Ornamental Roman font family, based on a sign painter's display from the early 20th Century that contains three versions of the typeface: OrnamentalRoman.otf OrnamentalRoman-Bold.otf...

Ballpoint Display, GA

Ballpoint Display, GA

Announcing the general availability (GA) of the new Ballpoint Display font family, based on a sign painter's display from the early 20th Century that contains several versions of the typeface: BallpointRegular.otf BallpointRegular-Italic.otf...

Ballpoint Display iteration

Ballpoint Display iteration

Continued development on the Ballpoint Display typeface; based on a sign painters font from the early 20th Century it will be a purely display family. Working through a variety of styles to complement the simple face but will allow for a robust set of...

Naru

Naru

Portrait of Amber Midthunder as Naru, from the fifth film in the Predator series entitled "Prey" and is a prequel to the modern tales, taking place in Northern Great Plains 1719.It is a great retelling of the confrontation between the alien hunter and...

Ballpoint Display

Ballpoint Display

New year, new font part II: this is a work in progress of a new display font based on an old font from the early 20th Century. It will be a limited set which may extend into some numerals to round out the set. Have an idea or want to work with...

Ornamental Roman

Ornamental Roman

New year, new font; an ornamental roman display font that is based on a sign painter's alphabet from the early 20th Century. Determining whether I will stick with just the display elements or build it out to a more complete font set with punctuations,...