Monday, February 16, 2009

type design HISTORY in the making

departing from the usual approach of designing a font system as characters and weights, Peter Bil’ak has designed a font described best as

so what you get is a system comprised of 21 typefaces, which encompass styles ranging from renaissance to san serif to pixel fonts but share the same widths and other metric information. therefore not only can you use them as regular fonts, but you can recombine them in any number of combinations using an online layering software called the History Remixer.

ladies and gentlemen, presenting History!

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