Easy Sans

ezrakatz's picture

I am new to type design and would appreciate some feedback on my latest efforts. This typeface is intended for body text and small sizes.

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hashimpm's picture

Looks like you have started off modifying Gill Sans and its influence is showing. But I am not very sure if the x-height, weight and counters are ideal for a text font in small sizes. Some letters espacially lowercase y looks out of place.

ezrakatz's picture

I see where a couple Gill Sans features popped into the design in the lowercase d and q (they are now a little different in my latest revision). This was not intentional, and I certainly was not modifying an existing outline. I tweaked the x-height and lowercase y as per your suggestions. Thank you very much for the feedback!

Attached is the latest revision.

For now, I will be adding glyphs and figuring out the whole kerning/metrics process. Any thoughts or suggestions would be welcome.

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