Experiments with Silom.

Ringo's picture

I think Silom is a quite useful font to build type images with. Here I made one, in some variations:

All critique is welcome.

btw: I tried to find some info on the Silom typeface, but I couldn't find too much. Only thing I know, is that it's standard on Mac, though not used too often. (Or am I completely wrong with that?)
Anyway, I like to play with it.

satya's picture

Interesting! will work well in the posters..
but whats written there?? "typographyissoyesterday"(inverted in first two)???

Ringo's picture

That it says, indeed.

Is it still quite readable?

satya's picture

yeah ..for me its readable but not legible though.
...keep experimenting...

satya

timd's picture

>Is it still quite readable?
No, I think searching for the first y shape in typography is hindering me.
Tim

Ringo's picture

Thought it could be an idea to break the letters up, in order to get new ones:

Ringo's picture

I don't know if I'm getting somewhere, but I like it when new shapes arise just by changing and combining the chunks:

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