Comic / Friendly
Originally conceived as two separate Japan-inspired fonts, the upper and lower cases are designed for use separately, but can be mixed when logic and proportion have fallen sloppy dead. Named after Inspector Clouseau’s manservant in the Pink Panther movies.
Gommogravure was created in response to Spanish mailartist, John Puig’s request for a series of erasercuts, engraved rubber stamps. I made cut erasers of 12 bold, serif, rustic style letters and used them as the model for a virtually monospaced, all caps, display font.
A contemporary sans serif with the futuristic Art Deco feel of mid 20th century science fiction, particularly the early Flash Gordon serials. Saturday matinées at the Gaumont cinema in Allerton, Liverpool.