Heights, a New Typeface Inspired by the Birds Eye View of Manhattan's Grid

HEIGHTS is a new display typeface designed by New York City graphic designer Luke Guyer. The result is a fun font which maintains a bit of structure at the same time.

HEIGHTS is a display typeface inspired by a birds eye view of Manhattan's grid layout. At each vertex there is a rounded corner along with a circle at each intersecting point. This method keeps the rigid grid layout that is seen on the city streets but also gives the typeface a fluid and fun personality.

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Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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