Botetourt Typeface (Update #1)

10 Responses

  1. Derek Munn Derek Munn

    Slowly expanding the set of characters. Now with 'N', 'G', 'C', 'L', 'A', 'D', 'U', 'F', and 'K'. Not so sure about the 'K' though. Thoughts?

    about 1 year ago

  2. The Prince Ink Co. The Prince Ink Co.

    I don't mind the K at all.

    Not sure if the shot is playing tricks on me but the G seems heavier than the rest.

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    about 1 year ago

  3. Derek Munn Derek Munn

    @The Prince Ink Co. You're probably right. I didn't know if it was me staring at the damn thing too long or what. But, I think it is a bit heavy. Maybe all the verticals on the rounds have too much weight altogether. I'll adjust that 'G' by the next go round for sure.

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    about 1 year ago

  4. Nikita Prokhorov Nikita Prokhorov

    I like it so far!

    Question: are my eyes deceiving me, or are the weights different from line to line? Or is it just the way the JPG is displaying?

    I don't mind the K overall. Maybe if the leg was closer to the leg of the R, it would be a bit smoother. But all the letters seem to belong together nicely!

    Is this going to be UC and lc?

    about 1 year ago

  5. Derek Munn Derek Munn

    @Nikita Prokhorov I believe the technology is deceiving you. This was photographed, then uploaded. So any distortion is just via the medium.

    I'm still wrangling that 'K'. But I think you're right. If it were closer to the construction of the 'R'. As far as UC/lc…right now it's going to be two sets of caps with small caps. The second set consisting of alternates. But a lower case isn't out of the question if I'm feeling froggy.

    about 1 year ago

  6. Travis Floyd Travis Floyd

    i love the E

    about 1 year ago

  7. Camille McMorrow Camille McMorrow

    The K has much character...looks like it's tiptoeing along. Kind of a cab calloway dance move! The E too. I love this typeface. So much movement.

    about 1 year ago

  8. Derek Munn Derek Munn

    Thanks, @Camille McMorrow. I love the 'R' and 'K' for that reason. You think the 'P' is a bit too much? I'm on the fence about it. Maybe a set of alternates will solve (and create) all my problems.

    about 1 year ago

  9. Camille McMorrow Camille McMorrow

    I love it, but alternates could be a great way to keep it flexible for people. What's it named after...a street?

    about 1 year ago

  10. Derek Munn Derek Munn

    @Camille McMorrow It is a street! My favorite coffee should is located along it, and out the front window across the street has this great façade with name across the top of the entrance.

    I like the 'P' too. But if I can get enough alternates that are worth it, then I'll do another set.

    about 1 year ago

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