Fonts Archives

October 7, 2008

Would that be an update I see?

I know the site looked as if it hadn't been updated in ages, but really, I've just not got round to mentioning updates. Hence installing a blog, which should make it easier for me to note the updates, as well as giving me somewhere to post links to stuff that doesn't fit in with any of my other sites—stuff like the CatGenie, which bills itself as The World's Only Self-Flushing, Self-Washing Cat Box.

I have been working on remastering my font Astradyne to coincide with the release of remastered versions of Vienna and Rage In Eden. Well, I missed that, but hope to have the new version up within a week. An older version of the font was used in the artwork for the new release of Vienna.

December 18, 2008

Astradyne spotted in the wild

When in London the other week, I was pleased to notice the sign below on a door to the theatre on Argyll Street:


December 26, 2008

Astradyne remastered!

I know I promised it last October but the new version of Astradyne is now available.

Next up for a revamp is Symbats, my Pagan dingbats font. This one really is almost done, and has Ogham and Runic added to it.

New version of Symbats released

The latest typeface of mine to receive an overhaul is Symbats - a collection of Neopagan and occult symbols. As well as general tidying, Ogham and Runic have been added, and duplicates of those astrological symbols found in Unicode have been put in the appropriate place.

November 10, 2009

DaySquareCut: an old font makes a comeback

One of my earliest fonts was DaySquareCut, my interpretation of Lewis F. Day's Quasi-Chinese lettering, which I released in 1997. I withdrew it a couple of years after that, but have revisited it.

It's been completely re-designed. The proportions have been changed slightly, and the lower-case letters are much wider than they used to be. I've also added lots of characters, so that most European Latin script languages can be written in it. Not that I'd write anything more than a short title in it, mind. This is definitely a decorative face.

November 24, 2009


The basic version of this font has been lurking around my hard disk for quite a while. I originally threw it together for a business card I was designing for an author, based on the cover of one of his books. It seemed such a waste, so I brought it up to spec. Accelerando includes katakana, the first of my typefaces to do so (though I've been adding it to Astradyne as well). It's also the first font I've made with over 1000 glyphs. Download accelerando here.

January 23, 2010


Taisean is a new, original font available for free download now. If scribes had had technical pens, Taisean is how they'd have written. The package includes an Irish Insular keyboard layout for MacOS X to give you a choice between Roman and Irish style glyphs for some characters.

March 8, 2010

Gothic Lolita bloomers pattern and revamped Dearmach

My Gothic Lolita bloomers how-to (PDF, 184Kb) has been online for three years, but not linked to, as it was being tested. I have now made a couple of changes based on feedback and it's available under a Creative Commons licence.


I also recently updated one of my Insular fonts, Dearmach. It's undergone such a thorough reworking that I wasn't sure whether the new version should even have the same name.

October 6, 2010

Styl and Styl Round revamped

Styl and Styl Round

Styl and Styl Round were typefaces I first created in 1996 according to the datestamps on the files. Fourteen years on, the original weights (shown above) are now Styl Bold and Styl Round Bold, and a new Regular weight has been added. The reworking has been thorough, and the round weight in particular has changed quite a bit.

February 10, 2011

Lindberg Caffeine

Lindberg Caffeiene

Lindberg Caffeine is based on another of my fonts, Lindberg. I had been designing myself a T-shirt, and had distressed the letters in a way I rather liked, so I did it to all of them!

February 11, 2011

Game Over

Game Over

No, I'm not giving up. This is a font I originally released in 2000 and it's the latest to be "remastered" and re-issued under a Creative Commons licence. Based on 1980s video games, the new version has many, many more characters including enough accented ones to cover most languages that use the Latin script. Available as both OpenType and TrueType, you can get it here.

March 1, 2011

Skelett and Skelett Bold


I've just released a new, original typeface in two weights. Skelett applies the same principles to blackletter as Taisean did to uncials.

Read more, and download it here.

June 2, 2011

Innsmouth Plain


My newest font is another original, created under orders from Fluff the Plush Cthulhu. It's very different from anything I've done before. This is also the first font I've released under the SIL Open Font License. You can download it here.

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