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S P A R R I N G

LINEAR OFFSET

DAVID  G.  MILLHOUSE


 

Communicating the strength of taught technique without offence, the sport of sparring is the undemanding agreement, not to fight, but to circulate, formulate and draw-together instant psychological allusions and decision tactics when challenged.

 


 Sparring Variable Typeface. Type/adjust below … (Uppercase only).


 

 


QWERTYUIOP
ASDFGHJKL
ZXCVBNM
Fig.1
Latin Sparring
D. G. M. Typographics™


2. Without hesitation, sparring is to balance the catch and regulate reaction on defence. Set to a shared pace, one another’s exchange of power nurtures sophisticated resistance, painless and slenderly finesse.
3.   Originally built by D. G. M. for a boxing club at Schiedam, the Netherlands, the resilient display typeface Sparring has since undergone radical refinement as well as language support expansion. Scripts include Latin, Cyrillic and Greek.
4.   Condensed type is the answer to maintaining scale in height for lenghtly wordage. With sharpened contrast Sparring preserves the impact of compact clarity.

 
ЙЦУКЕНГШЩЗХЪ
ФЫВАПРОЛДЖЭ
ЯЧСМИТЬБЮ
Fig.2
Cyrillic Sparring
D. G. M. Typographics™

ΣΕΡΤΥΘΙΟΠ
ΑΔΦΓΗΞΚϏΛ
ΖΧΨΩΒΝΜ
Fig.3
Greek Sparring
D. G. M. Typographics™


5.The face thence incorporates an inverted contra-weight alternative, which confronts the type-variant tradition of family expansion. Alterations causally flip contour paths, the fount regains a variable formal-to-reciprocal concretion via the contorted solarisation of vertical strokes. On variable tranformation, the persisting horizontal strokes demonstrate the retentive-reading experiment conducted by D. G. M. in 2013 with the typeface Solit. [Fig]
6.  Accordant with the Monylop Principle, Sparring tilts progressively, demonstrating the modus operandi at an angle of 4.5°. Autonomously martial, Sparring denies lowercase.
7.  Motivated to detect a differing, dubious glance while committed to the preservation of a compatible combination, Sparring is suited for the unexpecting, those caught off guard.

 
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Fig.4
Sparring numerals
D. G. M. Typographics™



Fig.5
Viewing Reception poster
for Dutch Design Week 2022
D. G. M. Typographics™



 

The Monylop Principle.

 


                

DAVID G. MILLHOUSE +44 (0) 7516 605 726 EMAIL@DAVIDMILLHOUSE.COM