NXT creatives

Vincent Vandenavenne

Hogeschool PXL

Space between letters

Vincent Vandenavenne's experimental font is composed from the 'counter shapes', the spaces between letters. The 16th century Garamond, a font in handwritten style, is used as a starting point because the differentiation between the letters is very marked. Using this font, the counter shape for each two-letter combination is unique. The new font, Space between letters, consists of 780 shapes, which in the right combination make readable letters and words. However, because of the large number of shapes, it is not a practical font, despite its readability; rather it is a visually expressive font that allows typographic experiments.