Typography | Making Geometric Type Work

An excellent article on showing some of the basics to getting a geometric font to work optically. I personally have just started to create my own geometric font face (more later) and have already encountered many of the issues raised here. I am sure I will come across the others as I progress.

Balance

Balance in designing geometric type

Widths

Consider width when designing geometric type

Joins

Consider joins when designing geometric type

The ‘S’

Designing a geometric ‘S’

Stroke widths

Consider stroke widths when designing geometric type

Overshoot

Consider overshoot when designing geometric type

Spacing

Consider spacing when designing geometric type

Making Geometric Type Work | Typography Commentary | Typographica.

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