• Project I – New Full Font • Typeface Design

Designing your own Display Font • Typeface (upper + lowercase + # ‘s + characters)

Bring your S O U N D to life, with your reinvented a l p h a b e t – (from any language)

Below > Examples of students’ S O U N D words (with press type):

presstype

Lindsay Type Time

ideas

PressTypeInterpretations

texthughes

Type is phonetic, geometric, symbolic… and can be autobiographic, comic, magic…

Construct type using similar grid measurements of your own design – implementing the ‘power’ of the circle, square and triangle to bring motion [ o ], stability [ ☐ ], and direction
[ Δ ] into your own F O N T (a fountain of communication, a wealth of imagination) – examples… (*see also sub-menu listings for this project) –

TypeConstruction_GeometryOfDesign

Below > Students inventing their own typefaces (grids not shown):

JimWS

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StudentType

Visit: several adjoining typeface notes (step-by-step instructions), samples (numerous hand-drawn and digital drafts) and multiple demonstrations (teaching demo’s) + student examples/portfolios for this project…

Project I Introduction – Mrs. Cruz