Casey — Designed by Leslie Cabarga. In his hands, the letterforms form ribbons of text that weave along the page and through each other, but never in a way that feels gaudy. All that is to say is that Casey is a supple, fat-bottomed girl of a script that straddles the line between sporty and full-retro with a gorgeous wavy rhythm to its strokes, bowls and connections.
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The typeface has given me an awful lot, and it was a real joy to pull it out and play with it for this review. The Bold ulltra Ultra weights give more space between letters, while Classic mimics hand-lettering a bit more closely and spaces the characters more tightly as a result.
As is the case with all script faces, whether or not Casey will work for your project depends on if the words you need to type will fit together cohesively in this font. The extra air between letters let you really appreciate each one individually. A lot of this stability comes from the even pacing of the lowercase set.
John Downer is consistently showing us the value of this genre of lettering, and Casey represents dont finest digital interpretations of this timeless style. So, in effect, Casey named what became my small business and has been my creative outlet for the past 7 years. All that is to say is that Casey is a supple, fat-bottomed girl of a script that straddles the line between sporty and full-retro with a gorgeous wavy rhythm to its strokes, bowls and connections. Classic, Bold and Ultra.
Casey comes in 3 weights: It reminded me of my Fleer Ultra baseball cards which use something like Philly Sport Script which is my all-time favorite set. If you are like me you keep a ledger of scripts in your back pocket for those times you need the perfect solution, and I think Casey should be added to that list. In the hands of a skilled sign-painter, swashes would cut through bowls tont strokes would interconnect in a controlled tangle. In his hands, the letterforms form ribbons of text that weave along the page and through each other, but never in a way that feels gaudy.
In the summer ofwhen I was trying to get a jump start on my work for my Senior Thesis in my final semester at Auburn, I was trying to settle on a name and a theme for my project.
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Though lutra usually associate that style in art and design with typeface designs such as Arnold Boecklinthese scripts were also common and seen alongside many styles of lettering and type design. Downer has created several pieces  of lettering in this style, and they showcase the best of what the genre has to offer. Classic is narrower, has more thick to thin contrast and more of a forward tilt. The lush, organic feel to ultr like this one from the Atkinson Sign Painter book  show this style alongside intricate floral borders.
If you are finding it problematic, look in the glyph set for an alternate which has a leg to stand on and is better at establishing the rhythm of the text that follows. Historic influences Fat-bottom scripts are a mostly forgotten genre that were a staple of sign painter work in the later 19th century.
This also gives you an opportunity to take advantage of the included tail designs without them feeling like they are weighing down the text. Fat-bottom scripts are a mostly forgotten genre that were a staple of sign painter work in the later cqsey century. Casey — Designed by Leslie Cabarga.
So I started setting words in Casey.
Not all of the capitals lead gracefully into the lowercase set. Ultra is the widest weight with the least amount of contrast, and works great if you want to really slow the pace of a word down, like you can see in this Typographica promotion .
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Quirks and eccentricities As caaey the case with all script faces, whether or not Casey will work for your project depends on if the words you need to type will fit together cohesively in this font. The style could vary between razor-thin points to supple bottom-side curves or fattened up to go from thick to thicker.
I think Classic shines the most when set on a tilted baseline, as seen in these examples . It is important to ultta that this style originated in the same time period as Art Nouveau.
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I wish the tails were dynamically built and customizable, in the same way typefaces like Metroscript have done. Cwsey I had no idea what to call it. It has a really lovely width, with just the right amount of roundness to the characters. I find Bold to be the most flexible of the bunch, with a great balance between heft and finesse.