Simon Stratford

Blog of Simon Stratford creating unique hand crafted fonts, illustrations and any other nonsense I care to create.
bold riley font

Bold Riley handmade serif display font

Shiver me timbers its a new font called Bold Riley—named after an old sea shanty (Aye! I went there). The name seemed t' fit its rough and ready style—and I thought it was a beauty.With this font, I tried t' make it look very casual...

Continue Reading
petit jardin font

Petit Jardin decorative display font

I never had a plan or any direction when I created this new font called Petit Jardin (small garden). In fact I never intended on creating a font at all, I was just messing about in Illustrator.I was experimenting in illustrator with curve shapes and...

Continue Reading