Urtd is a Slovak type foundry and graphic design studio founded in 2009 by Ondrej Jób. The studio's activities range from designing retail and custom typefaces, to lettering, corporate identity, editorial design or icon and pictogram design for both print and screen.
From the blog
- Making of Odesta
November 19, 2013Odesta is a decorative script typeface with detached strokes and pronounced ball terminals. It comes in 7 weights with small capitals, swash capitals, plenty of ligatures, and initial & final forms for each of the lowercase letters.As many other Urtd typefaces, Odesta started as a custom lettering. About a year ago a friend of mine asked me to design a logo for his wedding photography company called Wedding Story. I was fairly busy at that time with some other work so without much thinking I knew I'd be drawing a nice big script with some swashes for the word "Wedding"...
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- Typable Formerly TextModUnlike dummy text generators, Typable allows you to strip any characters from real text so you can use it for testing your unfinished font.
- Letters vs MathInspirational interpolation and automatic modification errors.
- Icopoly SoonSmart icons for UI and web designers.