Build a geometric typeface

Designing a typeface can certainly be tricky, but it doesn't have to be a totally mind-numbing experience. If you can think geometric, work with a grid and develop some simple rules, you might just have some fun. The experience is always insightful, and offers many opportunities to grow as a designer.

At cypher13 we set out to design type in two distinctly different manners. The first is intentional, meaning we have a concept for a typeface in mind. The second - the manner in which C13 HEX was designed - was unintentional, and arose accidentally while exploring a design approach for an entirely different project.

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