Lolli & Pops

Visited this AMAZING candy store in Philadelphia–Lolli and Pops! Chocolate + Awesome Typography, It doesn't get better than this .... While the design is fantastic, what really wowed me was the production and the attention to detail! This client seems like a designer's dream come true. From foiling to embossing, to embroidery,  and even large... Continue Reading →

Fun with Glyphs (g)

I love experimenting with letterforms, the lower case g is my favourite glyph (after the & of course) here are some random experiments I did while working on a branding project.

O so stressed

So there are a dime a dozen websites which will explain the meaning of stress in typography, so I am just going to give a quick explanation The first typefaces, designed in the 15th and 16th centuries, emulate calligraphy, therefore there is a certain variation in the stroke of the letters, the transition of the... Continue Reading →

Working with grids

I got fascinated with hand lettering about a year back, and I have been trying on again, and off again to do something interesting in the space. My recent obsession is with grids, I bought a book that has all sorts of interesting grids, and I have been creating  various letterforms. I loved working with... Continue Reading →

Egon Sans

I absolutely love the form of the lowercase "g" of the Egon sans designed by TipografiaRamis    established in 2004 by Ramiz Guseynov. 

devanagari +latin

My experiments are trying to create the devanagari character, by finding the phonetic equivalent of the character in the latin script (can be 1 or more letter forms)  and then using the latin form to inspire the form of my devanagari character.  

  I love glyphs! and of them all the & is my favourite. I have been trying my hand at lettering, its so exciting to draw glyphs and modify them

devanagari + latin

My experiments are trying to create the devanagari character, by finding the phonetic equivalent of the character in the latin script (can be 1 or more letter forms)  and then using the latin form to inspire the form of my devanagari character. It's been a lot of fun!!   This is part of the #47daysofdevanagaritype... Continue Reading →

Why is it called X height?

Why is it called X height? The X height of a typeface is the height of the lowercase letter, excluding the ascenders and descenders, i.e. the distance between the baseline and the tops of the letters. Ever wonder why is it called x height, and not any other letter? When we analyse the anatomy of... Continue Reading →

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