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Graduate of Art Design College of Guangdong Industry Technical College in 2016. Art director and graphic designer in Guangzhou, China. As type designer he took commissions from Zcool. In 2017, he released Yishan Yuzhuan, which draws inspiration from Qin Lisi's Shushan Carved Stones. Also, in 2017, he had a hand in Zcool-YingShuTi (Zhongqi Electronic: free download). His graduation typeface was the experimental labyrinthine Chinese typeface Suo (2016). Also in 2016, he designed the molecular Chinese font Collective. [Google] [More] ⦿
In 2017, he designed the futuristic typeface Ykar and the bâtarde flamande typeface Figure.
Aka EyeCone, based in The Philippines. Creator of these free display typefaces in 2018: Hype Fixer (techno style), Brisk, Imminent Line, EC Bricks, Lethal Injector (trilined), Cutie Top, Incurable Prospect (sci-fi), Embryonic World (stencil), Bravada Arma (a knife-edged typeface), Typica (modular), Fleshy Spare, Lyka Gemelos, Fluctuate Prediction, EC Simplicity, Slick Strontium (beveled sci-fi font), Next In Line, Stitches, Adobo, Roadtest, Visionary Stairs, Auto Mode, Auto Techno, Mayon Exquisite, Matilda The Iron Lady, Zosimo Hive, Gymnast (a semi-molecular typeface).
In 2012, scientist at Harvard University's Wyss Institute programmed DNA to interlock in such a way that certain shapes are made on a nanoscale. Their research, which was published in Nature, features a molecular picture with 107 designs, including emoticons, Chinese characters, numbers and letters from the Latin alphabet. The canvas is a rectangle measuring 64 nanometers by 103 nanometers, with 310 pixels. A nanometer is a billionth of a meter. [Google] [More] ⦿
The gorgeous fonts by London-based Matius Gerardo Grieck at this commercial foundry include: Dysthymia, Typographiction, Idiosynoptium (very very original), Arsmagna, Transhuman, Xyperformulaic, Requiem (phenomenal face!), Karoshi, Nanoscopics, Kunstware (techno font), Circumcision (1999, simulating Hebrew), CQN-Molecular, Anthropolymorphics (2000), Arsmagna, Dysthymia, Hypertexturion, Karoshi, Metastases, Netopath, Transhuman (has a katakana component), Transkryption (one of the latter fonts in the family was done by Tsuyoshi Nakazako). Great web page (but a bit slow). Some of the fonts are also available at T-26.
Paris-based designer who published the experimental rounded typeface Gothic Lab Gecko together with Jean-Baptiste Levée at Production Type in 2018. It features a molecular texture. Other textures typefaces in the series are Gothic Lab Elephant, Gothic Lab Tigre and Gothic Lab Croco. [Google] [More] ⦿
Dr. Jose V. Lopez studies molecular evolutionary biology at the Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL. At Parquillium Design, he published Futurum Parqez (2014). The idea for this typeface came to him ca. 1975, but it was not until he met with Martin Parker of Parquillian Design (Washington, DC) that his idea would be implemented in a digital typeface.Futurm Parqez employs a square-shaped frame out of which the letters are cut using the fewest strokes possible while maintaining legibility. [Google] [MyFonts] [More] ⦿
Jawa Barat / Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of the script typefaces Nartalia (2019: monoline), Margaret (2019: monoline), Letsdy (2019) and Khatabi (2019), the lava lamp font Alawiyah (2019), the monoline sans typeface Bandawi (2019), the molecular typeface Runlion (2019), the fat finger fonts Barbaros (2019), Ganola (2019) and Lazytime (2019), and the monoline typefaces Vibestyle (2019), Respecty (2019), Lazytime (2019), Assault Script (2019) and Beside (2019). [Google] [More] ⦿
Matius Gerardo Grieck
German designer of Molecular, Detector (2000, electrical circuit-themed letters) and Tsunami (2002) at T26. Not to be cofused with the 1998 Monotype font TsunamiMT. He also made the experimental font Weird (1996, Garcia Fonts). [Google] [MyFonts] [More] ⦿
MolScript is a program for displaying molecular 3D structures, such as proteins, in both schematic and detailed representations. Output: PostScript, EPS, JPG, GIF, PNG, and so forth. Free software for academia. Source code. [Google] [More] ⦿
Papanapa is a Sao Paulo-based multidisciplinary design studio founded by Gustavo Garcia. Designer of these typefaces:
Cofounded by Joseph Johnson and Pratik Luharuka, Pixel Drop (Mumbai, India) created the experimental geometric solid typeface Primitive Font and the connect-the-dots Molecular Font in 2013. [Google] [More] ⦿
RAF Web Designs (was: ARRF Designs and RA Fonts)
Randy Ford (Sarasota, FL) has been designing typefaces since 1997. His (free) creations: Angelized, Cool Dots (this face, also called Desiree's-CoolDots, was inspired by randy's niece, Desiree Chubb), Digital Surf, Flakes, Showtime (1998, art deco), CreepyGraves, Tilez (for scrabble), Lizzard (2008, inspired by his son, Ryan), Squaresville, the magnificently beautiful HypnOtik, YearbookMess, Molecular (2008), Barcoding, Futured, Christmas.
In 2012, he created Sporedom.
Designer in Berlin, who created experimental typefaces such as Molekel (2012, a connect-the-dots molecular font), 45 Degrees Font (2012), Piefex (2008, pixel face), Stronghold (2008), Biefstreet (2009) and Black Holes Ghost (2008).
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Sungguminasa, Indonesia-based designer of the script typefaces Attasey (2019) and Khillua Zoldyck (2019), the straight-edged typeface Demiurge (2019), the rhombic typeface Shalltear (2019: inspired by the tradiational Bugis-Makassar script) and the the molecular typeface Megumin (2019). [Google] [More] ⦿
Rome, Italy-based designer of the molecular modular typeface Cubase (2014), possibly created with FontStruct, and the fashion glasses-inspired typeface Pasolini (2014), which is named after (the glasses of) one of the world's most depressing film directors, Pier Paolo Pasolini. [Google] [More] ⦿
Minsk, Belarus-based designer of the geometric typefaces Dotted (2019: an interrupted glyph typeface with a molecular feel), Lines (2019), Area Lines (2019), the geometric solid typeface Area (2019) and the multiline typeface Cables (2019) for Cyrillic and Latin. [Google] [More] ⦿
Designer (aka Funk King, b. Fort Knox, KY) who lives in Orlando, FL, and/or Apopka, FL. He used FontStruct in 2008-2009 to make over 550 decorative fonts, and became one of the world's top experts on FontStruct, FontShop's on-line font editor. Most of his fonts were withdrawn in 2012. He did a few commercial typefaces at his commercial foundry, Funk King. His creations include
In 2012, he added these fonts at MyFonts: Architect, Black Tie, Carousel, Check Mate, Cobblestones, Cruise, Dog Tag, Edgar Fernhout (based on the famous poster by Wim Crouwel), Fifty Famous Fairy Tales, Fratturato Digitale (pixelish blackletter face), Ghost Town, Jackpot, Jelly Bean, Keyboard, Kingdom (a castle font), Lagniappe (Victorian), Lyrical, Madie, Matchstick, Menagerie, Q Typ, Scaffo, Sprinkle, Stained Glass, Stencillated, Stensei (stencil), Sweet Valley, Toothpaste, Vibration MF, Yoyo, Zephyrelli.
Typefaces from 2013 (no longer freely downloadable!): Pome (dot matrix), Cow Poke (dot matrix), Sausalito Nautica, Cut Here (stitching typeface), Belly Button (dot matrix face), Rouletto (bejeweled typeface), Picnic Basket (alphadings), Fandangle (dot matrix), Trace Remains (dot matrix), Billiards (dot matrix), Cross Worded, Script Town, Schematode (connect-the-dots), Electrifunkified, Aloha, Signal Strength, Ink Well, Satellite, Supper Time (alphadings), Mike (alphadings), Licorice, Conga Lounge OF, Monkey Bars, Daisies, Fractal OF (textured face), Saloon OF, Ball and Chain, Say What.
Typefaces from 2014: the multilined or inline typefaces Ozmosis, Ozian, Cardinal, Hollow Branch, Emblem, and Oblio. The alphading typefaces Rat Race and Picnic Basket. The pearly dot matrix typeface Rouletto and Crawler. The video game typefaces Pod Invasion and Zogg Domination. The stitching typeface Cut Here. The pixelized typeface Code Hijack.
YOFonts offers beautiful fonts like Trafica and Engraver Sans by Yasuhiro Yamaoka. Most are commercial. Some can be downloaded as freeware or shareware. Fontsquirrel link [where one can download Eau (+Douce Sans, +Naturelle Sans, 2003), EPF (1999-2006), Grov (2000-2002), Midiet (1990-2009, sans and serif), Nord (1992-2000, elliptical), and Telegrama (1992, pixelish)]. Freeware fonts (Mac/PC): Crematec Bold, Glyphian (runic), Grov Alphabet Regular / Italic / Condensed (1999), Grov Katakana, Grov Hiragana, Laitty (1993-1997, upright connected script), Lapidit (1994-2002, experimental), Liq (1995, LCD face), IgnorantModern (1993), Initia (geometric, circular), OneZero Alphabet, OneZero Katakana (pixel face), Ovals (border font), Quads (borderfont), SmooHG, SmooKK, Opuscula (2008-2011), Practica, Ovals Regular (Border font), Quads Regular (Border font). Font of the month (free): Philo AB, Philo KK, Philo HG.
Other fonts: Angrite-Regular (1998), ArchaeoDeco (2001, art deco), Botaniq (organic, 2001-2002), Circles, CremSBold (1995-1997), CremacBea, CremacBeaBold, Crematec (techno), Cybertalk (2000), DippleKKS (1998, organic, molecular), Elementa (1990-1998, a techno family in Sans, Serif and Script styles), Engraver Sans (1995, Greek simulation family), Fact (1995-2005, information design family), Fol (1995, octagonal family), LiqMono, LiqMonoOblique, LiqRegular, LiqRegularOblique, ModCircle (1995), ModQuad (1996), Moderno (1997-2002, sans), Philo (1995-1996), Pica (1993-2005), Pixe (1992-1998), Practica (1991-2002, +Practica MsF), Nord-Bold (1998), OneZero-ABOneZero (1998), OneZero-ABZeroOne (1998), OneZero-ABZeroZero (1998), OneZero-KKOneOne (1998), OneZero-KKOneZero (1998), OneZero-KKZeroOne (1998), OneZero-KKZeroZero (1998), Serian (1997-2005, a German Schreibschrift), Trafica (1999-2002). In Font Pavilion 12: Smoo (1997-1998, Latin, katakana, hiragana).