Gattacca Sans is a font type I designed during my years at Bezalel. I tried to take some of the main specifications of traditional gothic types and modernize it by refining the main lines and get rid of the ornamentation. Completed under the guidance of Michal Sahar.
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The creative process of a new font type is divided in four parts. The research, (inspirations and references), the sketches (mostly by hand, on pergament paper), the digital implementation, and finally the kerning between and the tracking of each letters. I particularly enjoyed the hand-sketching part of the process. It is the
gattacca sketch
After finishing to work on the type itself, I produced a serie of posters, flyers and other print elements to show the potential use of the type in real situations.
gattacca Poster