Wednesday, August 27, 2014

It's okay to change your mind!

     Very often you will be in the middle of designing a typeface, and then decide that you want to change something. That is perfectly fine, and that’s also the reason it's a bad idea to draw too many homologous glyphs in the beginning. The earlier you are in the design process, the easier it is to change the typeface.

     Take a look at my ‘a’. I constantly tweaked the letter after leaving off on the ‘a’ post :
     It now has a flat spur-serif, and a slightly more wedge-like terminal.

     My ‘i’ also got a thinner and longer top serif:
     And even the ‘o’ got some subtle rounding: