These days, grotesques we see tend to be void of almost all distinction—that’s what makes them so functional, right? Despite their usefulness though, they can feel overly dull at times. And robotic. So, I thought it would be a fun exercise to take these minimal forms and add some personality back in a way that doesn’t make a big sacrifice to their function. And to see what it might look like if that personality, through a curious twist of fate, was inspired by robots.
I’m calling this project Beautiful Ground and tracking my progress here. I’m working to expand the family into a full-featured, variable format but I’m new to these things. I need your help. In exchange for free downloads as I make progress, I’m asking for your feedback. How can I make this better? What’s missing? Where did I mess up the ker ni n g?