Nostromo Font

Nostromo Font

Nostromo is based on a sample of early 1900s period advertising lettering with a particularly dramatic personality and a look which really grabs the eye. The font includes all uppercase characters, with some variants, plus the unique feature that if you use the underline key it puts top and bottom rails connecting the characters before and after, creating a very …


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Hesperides Font on TV in Sleepy Hollow

In Monday night’s episode of the new TV show Sleepy Hollow Ichabod Crane and Lt. Abbie Mills discover an antique manuscript authored by John Adams which is written in a secret code. Not only is it in code, but it is also written using our Hesperides font, an original font based on lettering from the late colonial period. The plot …


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Barnabas Font

Our new Barnabas font is the result of our Dark Shadows font design project. It’s an original font inspired by the original titles for the Dark Shadows television show, but updated for a more contemporary audience with the upcoming release of Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows movie in mind. It combines gothic capital letters with  Latin small caps reminiscent of the …


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Dark Shadows Project: Looking at Old English Fonts

In developing an updated font for Dark Shadows one interesting challenge is that there are only two upper case characters to use as a starting point. What is immediately apparent about them is that they fit into the category of “Old English” style fonts, a popular term for a particular style of black letter font developed for the publishing industry …


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Folkard Font Manifested on Ghost Whisperer

I was scanning through the television channels tonight and stumbled on a show on CBS called Ghost Whisperer. It seemed to have something to do with Willard (sans Ben and sans Michael Jackson theme music) trying to steal a magical book away from the perky teen girl from Party of Five and the second least funny comedian to ever have …


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