Posts tagged with decorative - page 4

Pixharmonix

I designed this font around 2006 as a resource for the BASIN development tool and was inspired by the Harmonix font.

This is one of the very few fonts where I did not create a proper lower case - they are just less bold versions of the caps. I consider upper-case only fonts a cheat but I’m going to let this one pass. This style is just very difficult to get a lower case out of.

Labyrinth

I designed this font in 2019 and for a moment I thought I had re-created Rosand but while both have those tight corners and interesting gaps they don’t share much else in common and so here it is as a separate typeface.

It works great for titles and lists and can be used for runs of text provided they are short with a good color scheme.

Isofell

I created this font back in 2005-2006 for BASIN and it’s one of the more unusual.

The letters look like they’ve been either been rotated 30’ or been re-plotted onto an isometric grid - hence the name.

This font is hard to read but could be fun on pop-ups for sound effects - KAPOW! - or short bursts on title screens. If you use it for anything more than that … well… you’re asking for complaints!

Firebird

I created this font in 2018 as a tribute to the 80s game publisher Firebird.

I’m sure the font used in their logo has been around for a long time but I’ve not been able to track down the exact one they used so once again this is a pretty liberal interpretation based on just those 8 letters.

It works quite well for titles and short runs of text. I wouldn’t recommend it for anything longer - it gets to be hard work reading it!