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The good folks at the Society of Typographic Aficionados (SoTA, the organization that runs TypeCon each year) have organized Font Aid VI, a fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy relief. Font Aid is an irregular charitable project. Basically a bunch of type designers create a single glyph each, and the resulting font is sold with all the proceeds going to charity. This year it’s a font of asterisks.

I thought I would contribute something, but I quickly found myself with three different asterisks. However, Font Aid only takes one glyph per designer. Will y’all help me choose which one of the three asterisks above is the best? The deadline for voting is Friday Nov 16, 2012 at noon Pacific Time.

three asterisk images

Left to right: Spiky, Rounder and Medium asterisks

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7 comments on “Vote on my Asterisk for Font Aid VI, Hurricane Sandy relief!

  1. Submit all three with a contextual alternates feature that chooses the asterisk that harmonizes best with the shape that precedes it.

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