08
NOV
2018

Greek, Russian & Vietnamese Coffee

Kenyan coffee started out in 1999 as a rather unrefined (to say the least) compact sans serif headliner. The original concept was a neo-grotesque with some mechanical style elements of early twentieth century industrial typefaces. A boxy, stovepipe design with a waistline...
05
MAY
2018

Doin’ the Neutron Dance

In 1983, Shoot That Tiger Creative Services created a record sleeve for the UK single of the Pointer Sisters Neutron Dance. The design ticked all the boxes for the design trends that would continue to dominate all the way up to early 1990’s: splatter paint granite, atom age...
24
APR
2018

Not meant to be read by drivers

There’s no shape that can’t be formed into an alphabet. But that doesn’t mean I won’t keep searching for it. For this project, I designed a set of shapes that would be intentionally challenging to work with. Zelega Zenega was informed by from the shapes of...
28
FEB
2018

Spectrashell

In 2017, my cousin and I designed a hard-shell waterproof passport case. He designed and engineered the case itself and I came up with hexagonal grip pattern, the logo and metal badge, packaging and manual. Originally, this passport case had a different name. I came up with the...
18
NOV
2017

Minicomputer: 1960s Ultramodern

The strange looking numerals at the bottom of bank checks are printed in magnetic ink in a font called MICR E-13B. This typeface was developed in the mid 1950s and was used by banks in 1960s all the way to the present day. This system only supports numerals and a few control...
31
AUG
2017

Typodermic’s Raymond Larabie Talks Type, Technology & Science Fiction

Written by Jason Tselentis Raymond Larabie, known for creating ubiquitous futuristic and sci-fi fonts, has been involved with type since he “was about five years old” and was using type at that early age as well. His experience with typography, especially when it came to the...

Featured Fonts

05
JUL
2007

Rinse

Rinse is a textured, vintage t-shirt font based on Goudy Heavyface Italic.
08
JAN
2007

Telephoto

Telephoto is a 20th Century style grotesque with a soft, analog feeling. Class-based kerning is included as well as old-style numerals. In OpenType savvy applications, letters and numeral variations are...
10
JUL
2012

Camulogen

Camulogen is a booming headline typeface inspired by late nineteenth century poster designs. Its full-bodied, rugged forms are designed to grab maximum attention.
20
DEC
2006

Paltime

Paltime is a casual, all-caps font that comes in: plain, dots, hearts & stars.
11
NOV
2015

Mochon

Mochon is a hand lettered display typeface based on the lettering of Donald Mochon. Don was the dean of the RPI school of Architecture until 1966. He was an immensely generous and special person who delighted all...
29
OCT
2014

Manbow

Manbow is a geometric display font which includes solid, clear, stripe, polka-dot and screen patterns. Layers can be combined to create a multicolor effect.
19
OCT
2012

Nerdropol

Nerdropol, based on Neuropol X, is a simulated bitmap font available with various effects. Kerning is restricted to full pixel increments to give it that authentic pixel font look.
26
JAN
2013

Astrochemistry

Astrochemistry is a heavy, square font which creates stunning headlines, contrasting smoothly with sans-serif body copy. It represents the state-of-the-art of cutting through complex situations & rigid systems,...
11
OCT
2007

Burnaby Stencil

Burnaby Stencil is an oversprayed headline typeface. In OpenType savvy applications, custom letter pairs are automatically substituted for a more natural looking effect.