Inspiration: molten beach ball producer logotype

Inspiration: mixmag logotype

Font in use: original sketch was developed for Pecka cultural magazine

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poster A1 (front & back)

Wallop is a sans-serif font family. The significant detail is the vertical terminals which give a feeling of sharpness. On the other hand we can find a lot of rounded forms, notice "g, w, W, y", the bowl in the alternate "a" or the loop in the alternates "k, P, R". Initially it was designed for Pecka (in English, ”Wallop”) a magazine about independent culture. Wallop drew on the following for inspiration; Cst Berlin West (2000 Ole Schäfer, Verena Gerlach), Gill Sans (Eric Gill) and Johnston (Edward Johnston).

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Martin Vácha is a graphic designer who mainly focuses on graphics, typography, type design, art-direction, editorials, book & magazine design, logo creation & visual identity. He admires simplicity, strong ideas & heavy typography.

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This type-foundry started as a final MA project (June 2014). The first five font sketches were created whilst studying at UMPRUM in Prague. Martin Vácha has focused on font sketching continually since 2008. His experience began during his first year of studies for the project Terrain magazine for which he modified Helvetica Textbook. Like all designers he was excited about the idea to create unique fonts for specific projects, so he has continued with this obsession until now.

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