Nirosta Typeface / Eszett

March 09, 2016

When I designed an eszett for Nirosta, I didn't realize that it had no place in my typeface—it’s one of the only Latin characters to have no uppercase. The ß is one of my new favorite characters though—so I wanted to share the (ultimate...

Nirosta Typeface / Ampersand

March 01, 2016

Nothing like designing that most celebrated piece of punctuation, the ampersand

Nirosta Typeface / Diacritics

February 22, 2016

Diacritics were one of the most fun/interesting things to learn about in this process—here's a selection from the typeface.

Nirosta Typeface / Numbers

February 19, 2016

When I moved on to Nirosta’s numbers after designing the uppercase letters, something in the forms immediately struck me as different. There’s some kind of subtle unity in the Latin alphabet that I could see, from such close range to the...

Nirosta Typeface / Art Deco

February 18, 2016

A little sample type from the font I released yesterday.

Nirosta Typeface

February 17, 2016

It's been the work of several months, so I'm so excited to share with you guys my first font, called Nirosta. Nirosta is a display face inspired by the art deco era and named for the steel crown of the Chrysler Building. It takes its cu...