Entries by Linh Nguyen

Font Design: Jenriv Sans Ep6-7

My upload progress seems much slower comparing to real time working progress. In my new episode 6 and 7, I barely finished my basic lowercase "b" and started to build my lowercase "o", while I nearly finish both of uppercase and lowercase set in life. In the next weekends, I'm going to make videos as...

Font Design: Jenriv Sans Ep5

It has been about a month since I started my new project, Jenriv Sans. I've done designing two thirds of lowercase alphabet. Today I decide to build some principal letters for uppercase alphabet. I also take my time to make some youtube videos. I feel that my previous ones is too long and tiresome, so...

Font Design: Jenriv Sans Ep4

Hello, It is such a busy week here. But, good news is that I have a lot of recording videos of my font design workflow. I will make more videos and upload them more regularly. Video editing is fun, learning new stuffs is joy. I begin to have good feeling everytime I make new video. I also...

Font Design: Jenriv Sans Ep1-2-3

Last week, I just began to build my own Youtube channel. My first idea is about a collection of footages recording my working days with font design. Since I mostly listen to classical music and calm/non-genre piano, so I try to embed these kinds in my videos, hoping that they will make people relax...

Italic form – Adapting ‘reflected z’ form in lowercase ‘s’

original italic uppercase s and lowercase s

After my very first design, Jaina Sans Bold (JSB), I started working on the idea of a bookish typeface inspired by Jenson’s classic forms, from June 2016. I call this one Jenriv, initially developed with two styles as Regular and Italic. After Myfonts made another contact to me regarding the once rejected JSB font, I requested them for a review of my Jenriv fonts on the same occasion. The feedback I received was detailed and truly interesting in some points. One of them was about the stress of italic ‘s’ of my design, which then turned to be fruitful for my own perception after all.