> > > I am having a hard time justifying the aesthetics
> >> of a font designed exclusively for utility.
> >As you should! :-) The two are opposite forces,
Gotta go with Gunnar. Aesthetics isn't 'opposed' to utility. They move at
skew angles. They don't intersect, as such.
What you're saying is kind of like the old, odd question, "Is it colder in
the country or in the winter?"
Besides, how can an alphabet (or font, if you prefer) not have 'utility'?
There is no 'purpose' to a type character than to signify a sound (or, in
some instances, concepts, as digits and punctuation marks do).
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