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Geckodude (or: Sleepy Gecko) [Steve Harrison]

Steve "Gecko" Harrison of the Sleepy Gecko Chillout Bar on Cam Nam island off Hoi An, and also Danang, Vietnam, b. 1952, designed these typefaces:

  • Rocodecoco (2019). An art deco, Broadway style typeface based on a hybrid of Grock (1935) and Roco (1973).
  • Motter Alustyle. After a 1972 font by Othmar Motter.
  • Rabbit Moon (2019). Based on a few glyphs drawn by Kenneth Anger for an alternative film).
  • In 2020, he did a proper revival of Gene Eidy's iconic oriental simulation typeface Sukiyaki (1968, Lettergraphics), which can be downloaded here.
  • Together with Blair Massey, he designed the Victorian typeface Brand New Memorial (2020), which improves on Dan Solo's Memorial
  • Razor Face (2020). A revival of the spurred film font Scott Gothic (Photolettering). Free download.
  • Castaway (2020). A huge improvement and extension of Dan X. Solo's Stowaway, in Inline, Fill, Solid and Outline styles. Free download.
  • Alpha Nouveau (2020). A free all caps art nouveau typeface based on old signage.
  • Bergling Nouveau Display (2020). An ornamental art nouveau typeface based on an alphabet by John M. Bergling (1923). Download.
  • Skedaddle (2020). An all caps sans. Download.
  • Balsamic Display (2020). A tall all caps display serif. Download.
  • Snicket Initials (2020). After an alphabet called Initial Letters by John O. Ohnimus (1906). Download.
  • Typefaces modeled after Ross F. George: Doolally (2020; Ross F. George, 1938), Dawdling (2020; Ross F. George, 1935), Dawdling Snowflake (2020; Ross F. George, 1935), Bogeyed (2021: art deco), Faffinabout (2021).
  • Seraphime (2017). Download.
  • Skaliwag Display (2020). A decorative art nouveau typeface inspired by an alphabet in John M. Bergling's Art Alphabets and Lettering (1914, 1918, 1923). Download.
  • Astrologos (2021). An exquisite zodiac symbol font.
  • Cordwrangler (2021). A display typeface inspired by Kenneth Williams from the "Carry On" movies.
  • Lettres Ornes Blonde, Lettres Ornes Noire and Lettres Ornes Lignes (2021). Three exquisite decorative caps typefaces modeled after Joseph Gillé's Lettres Ornées (1820).
  • Ruffinit (2021). An alphabet for emulating mural signage.
  • Floral Poppl (2021). Steve's attempt to decorate one of the Friedrich Poppl faces, making it all flowery.
  • Odessa (2021). A joyous and prototypical art nouveau typeface.
  • Hullabaloo (2021). A nearly art nouveau typeface from Dan X. Solo's treasure chest of oldies but goodies.
  • Doubleback Display (2021). A revival and clean-up of a Letraset rub down lettering typeface.
  • The prismatic typeface family Stripes (2021). This is an enormous expansion of the similarly named typeface Stripes (1972, Tony Wenman), which was made available by Letraset for dry-transfer lettering as part of Letragraphica 11 in 1973. It comprises eleven fonts from a nine-stripe version (note: Wenman had eight prismatic lines) down to a solid one-line version. Along the same lines, he created the prismatic typefaces Sixty Eight and Sixty Eight Plus (2021) based on Lance Wyman's lettering for the 1968 Mexico Olympics.
  • Schlubert Rounded and Schlubert Round Stencil (2021). Two squarish typefaces.
  • Vermin (2021). Based on an old typeface called Voodoo.
  • Geometricfix Eighteen and GeometricfixThirtySix (2021). Textured typefaces based on geometric / techno designs by Brazilian designer Danilo Gusmão Silveira.

EXTERNAL LINKS
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INTERNAL LINKS
Type designers ⦿ Type designers ⦿ Sites with only a few free fonts ⦿ Vietnamese ⦿ Font hosting at On Snot and Fonts ⦿ Oriental simulation fonts ⦿ Victorian typefaces ⦿ Art Nouveau typefaces ⦿ Astrological (or Zodiac) fonts ⦿ Art deco typefaces ⦿ Ornamental caps typefaces ⦿ Floriated initial caps ⦿ Prismatic typefaces ⦿








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