Ballet Mechanique

Credits

Designer(s)
Rene Verkaart
Foundry(ies)
Characters Font Foundry
Release Year
2006
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Classification
Sans Serif, Grotesk
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
MyFonts, FontSpring
Tags
narrow, sans-serif, ultra-narrow, unicase

Background

Ballet Mechanique is a custom designed font for musician Jeroen Borrenbergs, aka Ballet Mechanique. For his upcoming record releases Jeroen asked me to create a special font for him. As co-founder and graphic designer at Stoere Binken Design he creates his own artwork and therefor had very specific wishes. The font should be warm, soft and have soul. He gave me some sketches for his logo that I should use as a starting point. The result is a very narrow, kind of techno, monocased font called “Ballet Mechanique” (what else).

After having served his purpose, Jeroen Borrenbergs allowed his font to be sold publicly.

Jeroen Borrenberg’s debut work, in 1996, received hugely praising reviews. Muzik Magazine made Evolutionary Entities techno single of the month, Laurent Garnier and Mister C constantly played it in their sets and Morgan Geist just said “I won’t do a review here – let me just encourage all of y’all to listen to and/or pick up the new Eevolute 12″. Beautiful stuff – complex, melodic, soaked in just enough reverb to take it to another room. Check or regret.”

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Last edited by Rene Verkaart on April 8, 2011, 08:13am EST

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