Cristoforo Italics (and Regular) updates
Here’s a New Year’s present for my backers!
I’ve spent the holiday season visiting family... and hard at work on Cristoforo Italic, plus fixing a couple of bugs in the... Read more
Cristoforo shirts shipping!
So, the Cristoforo shirts got delayed a few days at Designashirt.com. I was expecting them Monday or Tuesday last week, and they actually finally arrived Friday. They had to redo a... Read more
T-shirts ordered yesterday
I got a prototype t-shirt delivered on Friday, and it looked really nice. I thought that the "monster" image reproduction could be improved a tad, so I removed a bit... Read more
Cristoforo t-shirts ready to order!
Backers at $77+ get one shirt free, but others can order as well, from the info on my blog plus the order form. The six (yes, SIX) final shirt designs look... Read more
Cristoforo t-shirt designs!
(Yes, there will be options for people to order t-shirts who were not in on it in the first place—check the next update for details.)
I have a bunch of... Read more
Buying Cristoforo Cthulhu fonts for non-backers
People keep on writing me and saying, hey I missed the Kickstarter but I really want these fonts, what can I do?
Okay, well, not thatmany, but more than... Read more
Font builds, small caps, update on shirts & posters.
I just did some new Cristoforo font builds last night, of all three fonts, which will go out to backers within the next 48 hours.
Main new thing: small caps.... Read more
Cristoforo Regular is now kerned
The next updated version of Cristoforo Regular (v162), which should go out within the next 24 hours, features the addition of major kerning. If you are a backer at $24+... Read more
I can't swear I won't add something, or fix some bug, but as far as I am concerned right now, the Cristoforo Ornaments character set is complete, and there are... Read more
Font & Shirt news
So, progress has been slow of late, but I am ready to do a new fonts drop within the next few days! Here is what has happened:
I... Read more
The Kitchen Sink
This is probably the longest update I have done. Some of it is partly tangential to Cristoforo, but it especially timely for one reason or another.
Other Projects & Speaking... Read more
Cristoforo Italic and Symbols fonts progress
As Andrea thought about T-shirt and poster designs, she came back to me with a request for a swash element that she could use above or below text. I had... Read more
Merry Christoforo-mas! Italic build available
Holiday greetings to my loyal cultists and true believers!
The holiday season has been a great opportunity to both spend more time with my family, and get some serious work... Read more
Choose a Cristoforo font asterisk for Sandy relief
Hurricane Sandy relief via font? Yes, really. Vote on which asterisk I submit to Font Aid VI. http://blog.extensis.com/?p=9257
These are all intended to be potentially compatible with Cristoforo, and I... Read more
Cristoforo fonts: Greek, italic, and slogging
I am just back from three weeks on the road. First, I talked about crowdsourced funding for fonts (including my Cristoforo experience) at the ATypI international typography conference, in Hong Kong... Read more
Cristoforo is 1000!
Well, not exactly, but I broke 1000 glyphs last night. My latest estimate is that it will have about 1115 when I'm done. So the glyph count is getting close... Read more
Oops! Wrong wallpaper....
Sorry for doing two updates in one day, but in the earlier update I inadvertently linked a wrong graphic, the draft version of the Cristoforo horror wallpaper instead of the... Read more
Accessing OpenType goodies, Pronunciation
Most of my updates of late have been for backers only. But this once I thought I'd do a public one, just so the outside world doesn’t think I am... Read more
Cristoforo reached $10K, what is left? Greek!
Greek, the final frontier
All my awesome backers just keep on surprising me. Cristoforo has reached $10,000 in pledges on Kickstarter from people who want these cool fonts. That was... Read more
Cristoforo $10K Promo: Free Dark Symbols Font!
With 39 hours to go (midnight Sunday PDT), my Cristoforo fonts Kickstarter project is at about $9,500 in pledges!
As $10,000 is my final “stretch” goal (the point at which... Read more
Lovecraftian art preview, Cyrillic hopes, License agreements drafted
Four days to go, and lots of news on Cristoforo! NOTE: if you get this by email you may not see the images. Click through to view it on Kickstarter... Read more
Cristoforo funded! First stretch goal in sight! EULAs coming
Of course, the big news is that the Cristoforo typeface has been funded! Sunday we were sitting at 3/4 funded, and then two things happened. First, I dropped notes to... Read more
Cristoforo fonts 2/3 funded & intern selected
Although in general pledges have slowed as is usual in the mid-stream of a Kickstarter campaign, a couple of particularly big backers came in yesterday and pushed Cristoforo past 2/3... Read more
50% in one week! Intern coming, Columbus sightings
First, thank you all. I'm happily surprised that with a 23-day total window, Cristoforo has just passed half its $6400 target in the first week, with 16 days to go!... Read more