Star Trek Font Experiment

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by uniderth, Jul 20, 2019.

  1. uniderth

    uniderth Commodore Commodore

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    Over the past few days I've been trying to create the ultimate Star Trek font. What I mean by that is creating a font that is a combination of all the title fonts from the four Star Trek series and ten movies. Here are the results I came up with:

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    1. The average shape of the title fonts of "The Cage", ST, TNG, DSN, VOY, and movies 1-10.
    2. The common features of the ST, TNG, DSN, and VOY title fonts.
    3. Some distinctive elements of the ST, TNG, DSN, and VOY title fonts, though it leans a bit towards ST.

    Bonus:
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    4. The average shape of all movie 7-10 title fonts.
    5. The average shape of all movie 1-6 title fonts.

    Which font is your favorite out of 1-3? Any suggestions for improvement on any of them?
     
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  2. Danlav05

    Danlav05 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I think 3 stands out for me, an interesting experiment, great work !
     
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  3. Admiral Archer

    Admiral Archer Commander Red Shirt

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    2 gets my vote. :)

    BTW, can we download these for use in fan films? It would certainly make the title more unique looking than just reusing a title font from an existing Trek production.
     
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  4. uniderth

    uniderth Commodore Commodore

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    Unfortunately, they aren't full fonts yet. But when I get them finished I'd be happy let people use them for fan films and such.
     
  5. Bernard Guignard

    Bernard Guignard Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    neat idea
     
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  6. 137th Gebirg

    137th Gebirg Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    It’s a toss-up between 1 and 5 for me.
     
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  7. Danlav05

    Danlav05 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I might have changed to no2 - a nice mix between TOS and the TMP movie font
     
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  8. publiusr

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    What was the font for the old inaccurate AMT TOS Enterprise.

    I think it was called "machine"

    It deserves to live on....perhaps for civilian ships.
     
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  9. ashefivekay

    ashefivekay Commander Red Shirt

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    I really like 2 and 5
     
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  10. Norsehound

    Norsehound Commander Red Shirt

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    1 and 5 feel the most "sensible" to me.

    Really neat to see a font project here in the art section. Kudos!
     
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  11. Jesse1066

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    Two and five are my favorites, but I might like 1 more without the serif on the "S" and with the cutouts removed or enlarged.
     
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  12. Cyfa

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    #3 is my favourite. Like @Danlav05 said, it stands out from the other two (which seem dated to me - but not in a bad way). I would make a small amendment to the E though, as it looks a little out of place as it is. I hope you don't mind:

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  13. uniderth

    uniderth Commodore Commodore

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    Thanks for the comments. It's nice to see the responses are all over the board, meaning none of them are horrendous.

    Moving forward with development I'll start with number 2 and then do the others after that.

    Yes. I think the cutouts turned out to be kind of a strange size. Almost like they can't commit to being cutouts.

    Interesting idea.
     
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