Dot nineteen was typeface designed and developed as part of #36daysoftype - A design challenge to create a new letter each day for 36 days.
The goal for our typeface was to create a typeface that pushed the boundaries of each letterform, to create something challenging in both creating and reading, something that was equally typography and illustration.
Initial sketches came about from re-interpreting 70s display typefaces, where the letterforms grew from negative space from each character. Mojo std is a good example of this, where each letter feels like it is carved from a single solid block. Our goal was to use a similar technique to generate each character often resulting in some curious and odd forms.
With 236 characters in total, Dot19 is both heavy and sharp.
Dot 19 can be purchased from Metis Foundry