I absolutely love the form of the lowercase "g" of the Egon sans designed by TipografiaRamis established in 2004 by Ramiz Guseynov.
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.
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 →
Today, we refer to capital letters are uppercase, but the origin of the word dates back to the times of Movable type. When a typeface was cast, each font was kept in a different case. The commonly used smaller letters were placed at a more accessible lower level and the case with the capital letters... Continue Reading →