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Piekos
01-02-2013, 06:26 PM
So I've designed my first "vanilla" body copy font. It was really just an experiment to see what I could learn by going outside my comfort zone. It may not break sales records, but I'm happy with it, and I ended up learning a lot!

http://www.blambot.com/images/flag_perihelion1.jpg

http://www.blambot.com/images/flag_perihelion2.jpg

http://www.blambot.com/images/flag_perihelion3.jpg

Named after the astronomical term for when an orbiting body passes closest to its sun. Which happens to be today for planet Earth!

(Awesome! Just realized I spelled my own font's name incorrectly in the header! Woo hoo!)

~N

lordmagnusen
01-02-2013, 07:08 PM
Looks very nice!

Todd Klein
01-02-2013, 07:20 PM
Looks good, Nate. Not sure it's different enough to stand out from the crowd of standard fonts, but I hope it does well for you.

CHWolf
01-02-2013, 09:38 PM
You know, this kind of makes me want to write a character named Perihelion.

And yeah, it's basic, but something about it has that touch of flair. It's just a hint, don't know exactly what.

I wouldn't expect to see this just on a menu or a memo.

adityab
01-03-2013, 06:23 AM
Very cool stuff. The condensed version pops nicely. If I want to do a The-Nightly-News-esque spread, this'll look pretty good, I think.