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Create Your Own Font in 48 hours

We talk to Jake Fleming, one of the founders of the type-themed hackathon Type Jam.

Ulrik Hogrebe
Oct 30, 2017 · 10 min read

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Kara in discussion with Michelle about her lettering project at GoogleNYC

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Jake Fleming
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Take a picture of a sign or two, derive rules from that limited character set and try to get as complete of a character set as you can in the little time you have this weekend.

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Winston Scully during the introductory workshop
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Work In Progress: sketching letters
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Sketching out the winning font
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Looking at samples

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Available for purchase on typethursday.org

Type Thursday

A meeting place for people who love letterforms.

Thanks to Jake Fleming

Ulrik Hogrebe

Written by

Design Director at WeWork, former CD @ frog design and BBC News & The World Service. CIID alumni/faculty. Designs type, slowly.

Type Thursday

A meeting place for people who love letterforms.

Ulrik Hogrebe

Written by

Design Director at WeWork, former CD @ frog design and BBC News & The World Service. CIID alumni/faculty. Designs type, slowly.

Type Thursday

A meeting place for people who love letterforms.

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