Typography is one of the most important aspects of design.
It has unlimited uses and can be translated in so many
different ways. Depending on its stroke width, skeleton,
color, size, texture, etc. typography can be used for just about
My first attempt at designing a unique display face using Fontstruct
was interesting and exciting! It originated as an old western block
typeface with two eights, straight corner and a curved corner.
The curved corner seemed to express a futurist theme so I decided
to take that a step further. I started to play with a "space western"
theme from there and started pairing this typeface with western
photography and outer space imagery.
I had a really good time creating this typeface and being able
to use collage in a professional way. Overall I think it was a
unique and exciting experiment.