This typeface takes its form from the intricate and beautiful decorative cast ironwork that adorns many Federation era houses in Australia. I took photographs mainly in Sydney and made the typeface from drawings and scans. Designed originally for use in the book In at the Deep End.

Name: Sydney Lace
Date: 2008-11
Foundry: Atlas
Weight: iron
Tags: Sydney, lace, ornamental iron, 1800s, wrought-iron, Federation era.

The character set for this font includes: uppercase and accented variants for most Latin script languages.



Below: Source photos, sketchbook pages