Painting letters on the high school walls

I took some time off this week from making letters onscreen to make some on walls! ⁠At the end of last school year, my son’s high school principal asked if I could help liven up the campus over the summer with some signs to help new (and even current) students to find their way around […]

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Goodland font development

A new year in the Goodland

Lately I’ve been on an epic fontsploration of the signs, letters & historic type of Goleta, the community just north of Santa Barbara, for a font I’ve been wanting to make since long before I started Swell Type. Way back in 2008, I snapped these pictures of some wonderful painted block lettering on the side […]

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Catching up with Silver Streak

As my latest font, Silver Streak, nears release, I wanted to catch you up on my progress, and share some of the process that went into making it. This one started with a single bit of inspiration — this nifty lettering on the side of the “Silver Platter” diner & gift shop at Disneyland’s California […]

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Getting to Paradise Point

Paradise Point was birthed from the single-weight Pleasure Point I designed for Comicraft back in 2014. This was another font (like Hyperspace Race) that I always wanted to make more fun and extensive, with wides and bolds and extra features and such. And it’s finally here! My first step was stretching and pulling the tall […]

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