Greeting Monotone is no Godbold but I’ll take it. I fetishize type cases too much.
Repetition with variation along two dimensions: different Rs, warped to different degrees.
‘John Gambell suggests the typefaces we as a society choose in which to set our messages are meant to stand in for the speaker of the words themselves’. I do think God would be represented as speaking in bold, generally. I’d be curious to see what would happen with something like Godhandscript Extra Light Distressed. Casual whispering God.
i wonder if the heart symbol is a joke. i’m also having a lot of cognitive dissonance concerning those substitute/symbolic Os and the idea that letters are things, not pictures of things, while words are not things, but pictures of things. this leaves the graffiti approximately nowhere, but i still like the colours.
Restraint is a font by Marian Bantjes, something I have wished for many times! So many obsessive, interlocking ornaments that it comes with instructions. (Restraint. Ha ha.)
I feel like a bit of a wanker talking about My New Website Design since the point for me is to be self-explanatory (I already talked about this stuff by posting the design). But I do like talking about design in regular words too, so here goes.
- The monster’s name is Pearl. That takes some pressure off.
- Mouthful of words.
- Guts out.
- Memento mori in general, and in specific.
- These colours make me want to work.
- The monster is modelled after the radiator that faces our toilet.
- There are more hiding throughout the apartment.
- I thought a lot about Dark Daughta’s confrontational visual design, and mainly I came up with this badly drawn, blurry, lo-fi business. Trying to draw makes me happy. Goofy pixellation makes me happy. Siding with purposeful low quality makes me happy.
- This is about the best drawing I can currently do, which is embarrassing for somebody who makes a living doing design. Working on it. Bad drawing does no harm to mother earth.
- The title font is AUdimat by The Smeltery. I like the f.