Joel Sans – Variable font & music

Joel Sans has been developed by Enrique Otero Velasco as part of the Experimental Typography class that I lecture at Escuela Superior de Diseño de Madrid during the first term of the 2020/2021 academic year. Several of the students have focused their typographic project on the interaction between music and fonts. Specifically, Enrique’s aim was […]

Processing Community Day 2021 Porto – Sensor Variable Font Workshop

On 8 February 2021 we held a one-day beginner-level workshop on interactive typography in semantic interfaces controlled by physical computing as part of the Processing Community Day 2021 @ Porto organized by the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto. The goal of this workshop was to introduce participants to improve the user […]

Significant Function – random expression

In order to show different possibilities of the Significant Function, I prototyped a more joyful application of the model. In this case the scenario is a shop with a variable identity. Each time a customer is detected by presence sensor the logotype will variate. For this purpose I designed a specific variable font with Glyphs […]

Technical specifications

At the present time I only know two technologies able to interact with sensors and variable font axes (please write me if you some else). Sure there are more to come, but in the mean time… One is through the font-variation-settings CSS propriety and the another one is through the fontVariations Drawbot (Python) propriety. To […]