Font Map

Using AI to surface new relationships across fonts by IDEO

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@jongold
Hunter
Post-capitalist technology research
This is super impressive, Kevin. I enjoyed your write up - I tried doing the same thing ~ 2 years ago; impressive what you were able to accomplish with VGG16 - this is a way better way of doing it :) my take: http://jon.gold/2016/05/robot-de...
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Kevin Ho
Maker
Engineering + Design
@jongold thanks! This whole project actually just started as a curiosity about whether something like VGG16 could do well in a domain it wasn't intended to do - and it did surprisingly well given the right dataset. I loved your article and the line of thinking from programmatic design. It's really interesting to see how 2 years made such a difference, now with things like VGG16, we can assume that machines already can see, and direct that ability towards new domains in service of new tools.
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TrevSenior Designer @100shapes
Yeah. This is super impressive and rather beautiful. Hype for type ❤️
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Kevin Ho
Maker
Engineering + Design
@joid thanks for the heads up! should be fixed now.
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Kaben Clauson
Co-Founder, TruePublic
An excellent way to visualize font. It's always been such a challenge to get a relational feel for different types. Nice work!
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Kasturika RLead - Design in Tech, Ideafarms
This is interesting! Would have been a killer if we could customise the preview text instead of Lorem Ipsum all the way.
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