Embroidery Patterns for the Digital Age

This post on Hoefler and Frere-Jones’ blog has had me itching to do something ever since I saw it almost a year and a half ago.

The article remarks on the ‘pixel’s moribund existence’ and shares this Renaissance lace-book pattern, reminding the digital designer that the quest to create letterforms within the constraint of a pixel grid is really a quite old one:

Late last year, I decided to take Giovanni Osataus’ lace-book patterns and give them a new life on Fontstruct. A project that took off and lost steam all in a matter of few hours.

I came across the original blog post again a few days ago and thought it is time to finish things up. And, what better way to speed things up than to put it out to the world. Here’s a preview:

Hopefully, now things will catch up speed soon 🙂


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  1. Pingback: Lettering for Stitchers | Embroidery for Designers | Its a Nerd's Life!

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