I am Ariel Cotton. I'm an artist, UI/UX designer, & maker of interactive things.


Circuitype

Categories typography, typeface design
Tools Adobe Illustrator


Ariel Cotton Visual Design Experimental Typography Circuit Type

I have always been fascinated by the look of circuit traces, and for a while I searched for an opportunity to use them in a graphic design. The ultimate result was this typography experiment.

Ariel Cotton Visual Design Experimental Typography Circuit Type

I started with big, bulky letter shapes…

Ariel Cotton Visual Design Experimental Typography Circuit Type

…and eventually created the circuit trace forms to superimpose on them.

Ariel Cotton Visual Design Experimental Typography Circuit Type

I experimented with different stroke weights for the traces to see how they would look:

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