What we're listening to in the studio.
Heart of the Black City feat. Jill Scott and Don Byas(produced by Black Friday)
View more at our Last FM page
14 July 2009
Skylab has given birth to its first bouncing baby font. Its name is ‘Skooper’ and it weighs in at 12pt (and more). It was originally conceived to be the face of a project we’re currently working on, a project that required something with a warm, friendly vibe.
We’ve released the font under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 UK & Wales license.
Taking a lead from the curvy perennial classic ‘Cooper’ we decided to hand-render our version in a loose pencil outline, we finished the cut with a diagonal pencil scribble to give it the informal and sketchy vibe we were after.
The font was created by Skylab-Tom who says “I’d been interested in creating a font for a while so this project provided the ideal opportunity to give it a go. So, armed with an old copy of Fontlab Studio, a scanner and a sharp pencil I set to work…”
Alternatively you can download the font from dafont.com
For those interested in creating their own hand drawn fonts, here are the steps he took:
The latest feeds from the studio powered by Yahoo Pipes.
Skylab Chosen As Top Ten Future Leader For MediaTank Video Platform
Skylab Delivers First Round Win With AIBA Pro Boxing Website
When It’s Time for Team Bonding; Consider Weapons and Cricket
Greater Manchester Business Week Mentions Skylab In Special Report
Skylab Conquers The Court With Battle Badminton’s Social Hub
Senior Developers and Developers - Manchester
Keeping Up With The 2014 Social Olympics
Skylab’s Recipe For Success With Breville Creative Kitchen
Skylab Christmas Do 2013: Days of Thunder
BMC TV Summits With MediaTank
How Smart Are Your Icons? Are They ‘Smart Icons’?
A Quick Start Guide To Changes In iOS 7 App Design
Skylab Summer BBQ 2013: Honister Slate Mine & Via Ferrata UK
Skylab Commissioned To Create Website For The New ‘Emirates Old Trafford’ Venue At LCCC
Skylab Delivers Responsive Design Website For ITN Productions
Skylab Creates Authentic Content For Authentic Food
Morson Group Provides Thousands Of Job Opportunities
Skylab’s MediaTank Hosts National Film And Television School
English Lacrosse Builds Fans A Digital Hub
SwimmingTV Steps Up To The London 2012 Olympic Games
The new UNOFFICIAL interactive and open social network site for all things Media City.
Hosted forms - looks very nice!
Shows Twitter client usage for all accounts tracked by @twitstat.
One to keep an eye on. Standalone reusable PHP classes from Symfony.
The Future Sound of London
Layo & Bushwacka!
Lay claim to the sites you build.
The Cinematic Orchestra
Petter & The Pix
The Black Ghosts
Sydney Miller & Moraes Moreira