Choosing a Futuristic font for display use


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Choosing a Futuristic font for display use

In 1967, inspired by the cathode ray tube and the increased use of electronic communication devices such as televisions, Wim Crouwel designed a new alphabet. He proposed a rule-based system for rendering letters based on horizontal lines instead of curves. While it was highly experimental, it was not particularly readable. Fortunately, there are futuristic fonts based on grids and geometric forms which are more readable.

Unfortunately, they lose much of the experimental quality found in Crouwel's alphabet. For this last version of the Library Used Book Sale page, we're going to be inspired by the fact that some of the books available are science fiction books. So we're looking for a font that says future and technology. Aldrich is a fine font, it's systematic and based on a grid, but it's not as futuristic as I'd like. Ethnocentric, while not grid based feels very futuristic.

The angled ends of the horizontal strokes make the letters feel slightly three dimensiona...

Choosing a Futuristic font for display use
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