Grasshopper, er, Hrant,

>  > I am having a hard time justifying the aesthetics
>>  of a font designed exclusively for utility.
>As you should! :-) The two are opposite forces, and need to
>be balanced for optimal typographic performance. But in an

They are not opposite forces that need to be balanced in some
Cartesian scheme, like money and coke on some dealer's beam scale.
They are aspects that make up a whole. Yin and Yang, not Cold War
military budgets.

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