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=========== | METADIN | ===========

An attempt at going back to the essence of the DIN, its stroke, in Metafont/Metapost, and generate different weighs and styles...

Pictures taken at DIN, Berlin: http://ospublish.constantvzw.org/images/din/

Log

 

Ludilet loose

— adding archive pictures from Pierre and Harri adventures in Berlin DIN - 2007

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 16:04

 

Stéphanie Vilayphiouargued

— README file: now, let's really begin this metaDIN.

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 15:59

 

Stéphanie Vilayphioulet on

— a first template to know how to begin and end a metapost file. Variables are there for info, not necessarily to use those ones.

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 16:13

 

Ludistated

— Merge branch 'master' of git.constantvzw.org:/osp.foundry.metadin

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 16:15

 

Stéphanie Vilayphiousaid

— template has now a header for a postscript output + a footer to end the file

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 16:57

 

Stéphanie Vilayphioutweeted

— template == the grid of points

Use it using in your beginfig:
input template

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 18:12

 

Pierre Huyghebaertadmitted

— the first cluncky P to test it works, then my first lowercase scripted a to test how DIN can works (and the iceberg and a gitignore copied from danslab

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 17:30

 

Alexandre Lerayblabbed

— I'm starting with a [mill][1] replica]

[1]: http://osp.constantvzw.org/foundry/mill/

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 18:05

 

Alexandre Lerayadmitted

— Some alpha tests, regular + condensed

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 18:11

 

Pierre Huyghebaertlet out

— a bunch of a's from funky to straight din-style

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 18:04

 

Alexandre Lerayemited

— Merge branch 'master' of git.constantvzw.org:osp.foundry.metadin

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 18:12

 

Stéphanie Vilayphiouexposed

— Merge branch 'master' of git.constantvzw.org:osp.foundry.metadin

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 18:12

 

Ludiverbalised

— Merge branch 'master' of git.constantvzw.org:/osp.foundry.metadin

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 18:18

 

Luditattled

— day 1

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 18:27

 

Stéphanie Vilayphiouargued

— ok, so now the grid is ready. Tested it with a blue two.

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 19:50

 

Pierre Huyghebaertspilled the beans

— a second sreenshot, a brochette of a

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 19:43

 

Stéphanie Vilayphiouargued

— Merge branch 'master' of git.constantvzw.org:osp.foundry.metadin

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 19:51

 

Ludiunwrapped

— Merge branch 'master' of git.constantvzw.org:/osp.foundry.metadin

Tuesday, 12th March 2013 - 23:43

 

Ludilet loose

— a, e, o, s

Sunday, 14th April 2013 - 04:13

 

Colmemited

— -a

Monday, 15th April 2013 - 16:05

 

Colmlet out

— Un 's' et mes debuts

Monday, 15th April 2013 - 16:09

 

Colmclaimed

— changes on 's'

Monday, 15th April 2013 - 16:42

 

Colmshouted

— 2/3/4/5 petits chiffres

Monday, 15th April 2013 - 17:45

 

Colmconfessed

— attempting 6 WIP

Monday, 15th April 2013 - 18:10

 

Colmtalked

— fin des chiffres - ou un style de chiffres en tout cas...

Monday, 15th April 2013 - 21:03

 

Ludigave away

— pencil à partager

Wednesday, 17th April 2013 - 01:53

 

Pierre Huyghebaerttalked

— first attempt to decode din a interesting points in mp

Sunday, 21st April 2013 - 10:21

 

Pierre Huyghebaertwhistled

— add some just before to leave the mlp office

Sunday, 21st April 2013 - 10:42

 

Pierre Huyghebaertrevealed

— some leftovers

Sunday, 21st April 2013 - 11:17

 

colmtalked

— New work on old numbers. Properly using marks of mid grid structure points, rather than the attributed points on the template.mp
More to come soon, then seeing about the letters, and so-forth.

Thursday, 15th August 2013 - 18:39

 

Colmshouted

— Numerals! '3' looks a little to cheerful, and not some alt- files still here, decisions need to be made when more comfortable with the entire family of letters in DIN.

Friday, 16th August 2013 - 21:33

 

Colminterpreted

— Letter glyphs!

Saturday, 17th August 2013 - 01:53

 

Colmblabbed

— a+A+b+c+d+e+o

Sunday, 18th August 2013 - 22:03

 

Pierre Huyghebaertadmitted

— Added scanned documentation, included plates from eighties

- teil4 : the most explicit plates describing the way to draw letters
- teil2 : other plates without construction grid, mostly kerning
- handwritten notes
- Alfphabet + Olyff project (a bit off topic)

Sunday, 1st September 2013 - 18:51

 

Colmunwrapped

— You're hardly surprised to see me commiting are you?
A few uppercase letters to get back into it.

Thursday, 31st October 2013 - 15:00

 

Colmemited

— A quick commit befor wrapping up for the day.
I've started mods on the original template, testing out solutions for the issue that Pierre's drawing shows.
I've gone for pin point imitation of the orginals we have, placing the main anchoring points between the points
template.mp sets up.
Plan is to make a proper grid + template rather than half guessing both. A drawing grid, and an off based matrix that works with it, enabeling easy points calling, overall making the drawin process faster,
and easyer. Also the git needs some reorganisation.
Anyway it's friday. BYE!

Friday, 1st November 2013 - 18:29

 

Gijs de Heijblabbed out

— Started on a Meta-C. Based on the properties as defined in the 'norm'.
Curve-cutting really doesn't work.

Tuesday, 17th December 2013 - 12:57

 

colmbabbled out

— CNAP funding showcase and motivation statment.

Monday, 17th March 2014 - 10:42

 

Eric Schrijverblabbed

— Starting to add images for dossier CNAP

Sunday, 16th March 2014 - 21:00

 

Eric Schrijverrevealed

— Crickx specimen

Sunday, 16th March 2014 - 22:30

 

Eric Schrijverbabbled

— Ignore Scribus autosave

Monday, 17th March 2014 - 06:17

 

colmverbalised

— Merge branch 'master' of git.constantvzw.org:osp.foundry.metadin

Monday, 17th March 2014 - 10:43

 

Eric Schrijverrevealed

— Move images in there

Monday, 17th March 2014 - 12:43

 

Luditalked

— intention as a letter

Monday, 17th March 2014 - 21:19

 

Stéphanie Vilayphiousaid

— debug + pencil files

Saturday, 13th April 2013 - 20:43

 

Stéphanie Vilayphiouwhispered

— merge pencils

Monday, 17th March 2014 - 15:49

 

Stéphanie Vilayphiousaid

— Added one picture per font (Gijs o behalf of Setph)

Monday, 17th March 2014 - 20:29

 

Ludiblabbed out

— Merge branch 'master' of git.constantvzw.org:/osp.foundry.metadin

Monday, 17th March 2014 - 21:19

 

Stéphanie Vilayphiouuttered

— Final touches by Gijs on my computer.

Monday, 17th March 2014 - 22:46

 

Stéphanie Vilayphiouuttered

— changé la manière d'affecter les variables dans grid.mp

Friday, 22nd April 2016 - 15:43

 

Ludicomplained

— worksession at Atelier Bek

Sunday, 24th April 2016 - 23:18

 

Ludiunwrapped

— yeah a cover of P

Sunday, 24th April 2016 - 23:39