That's why I said facsimile (meaning photographic). Especially if you're more interested in the commentary as Dan professes.
Having put the 1908 and 1978 side-by-side to compare, to me the former remains superior in terms of the freshness of the ty…
Henning von Vogelsang said:
Authors who write stories for themselves first end up writing the best stories for the world.
Even if that's true (it's arguable) it's important to remember that a font is a tool, not an end-product.
A font does n…
John Savard said:
Mark Jamra: that doesn't sound like a Cherokee name.
It doesn't sound African either, and yet:
A designer is supposed to answer questions laymen don't even [hav…
Christian Thalmann said:
Nah, «z» would have been read as [ts] by the target audience.
Glad to hear the «ß» is safe.
So how to indicate the "z" sound?
But you could support your own local minorities.
If most of your cust…
Big thumbs up to empirical research in type design! Bravo, Jasper and team.
Georg Seifert said:
Have you done the horizontal/vertical test with native Arabic speakers? As their writing system has a reversed contracts compared to Latin it mi…
If you mean the tip of the trap is rarely mathematically perfect, that's true, but –especially since it's flanked by curves, not lines– I for one don't get frustrated. Also if you wrote an algorithm for this it would always be as precise as possible.
Craig Eliason said:
When your h becomes an n you've gone too far.
I really need that software that lets you search for confusable word pairs (and factoring in frequency). My favorite (in the domain of descenders) is "quest" versus "guest…