Designing the Soho Gothic font.

The Soho typeface project has been a huge personal undertaking: 54 fonts; over 3,500 hours of work over four years; and 43,924 individual characters. That's obviously a lot of thinking, planning, drawing, spacing, kerning and Python coding.

At times, I thought I'd never finish and really wondered what on earth possessed me to start a project like this in the first place. It's a major commitment by any standard, especially given that it was developed entirely outside of work hours.

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