.*. S .*. P .*. I .*. N .*. S .*. E .*. L .*. S .*.

• • • • • • on letters, words, books and graphic design • • • • • •

Peghole Narrow Black

A wide version called for a narrow one. But narrowing a 3 block letter meant sacrificing the inner space. So Peghole Narrow automatically became Peghole Narrow Black. The hatches in the A, B, D, P and Q and several lowercase characters are no style gimmick but help to compensate for the lost inner space and increaselegibility. At least, that’s what I hope they do.

> variations on the capital E. Number 3 got the prize.

As always in FontStruct, changes open new paths. Trying to improve the dense lettershapes starts to alter the original feel of the Peghole font. Family ties are getting looser here. To be continued…

Advertisements

Filed under: type & typography, , ,