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Nuke Font

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NukePublisher: Canada Type
Nuke is a grunge and stencil font style household. This typeface has two styles and was released by Canada Type.

To grunge or not to grunge. Is grunge back? Maybe. Perhaps it never left. Maybe it was simply hiding around the corner waiting on the correct time when it is required again.

We have a theory that if grunge rebounds, it will be significantly various than its last incarnation. The mid- to late-1990s grunge had couple of statements, if any, to make about society, culture and the world in basic. As visually appealing as a few of it was, for the most part it was kind for type's sake, a misdirected and mostly failed method of interpreting the old "medium is the message" mantra. We think that if a new age of grunge is to surface now, it will have to make a much more poignant and creative declaration than it did in the 1990s, when grunge was really just a quick and filthy random collaging or filter distortions performed in the name of experimentation. We think the only room left for grunge design is one where it is directly and intentionally willful, not just ambiguously Kobain-esque or "fashionable". A downhearted new age of "reality destructuring" design would be right in the house in these early years of the 21st century, with dangers of war and horror raving all over the world, natural catastrophes, class-based prejudices, federal government scandals, the public collapse of confidence in PR machines, entertainment and politics, and openness in human behavior ending up being more apparent. No more will "experimentation" be an enough explanation for a grunge design. If grunge makes a returned, it will have to be imaginative, pertinent, original, and much more difficult work than random collaging or a conveyor belt-based software application filtering process.

The two Nuke fonts were born from such reflections and hypotheses of cynicism.

Military and war concepts are quite apparent from Nuke's underlying stencil construct. Furthermore, the main Nuke style is an extremely original Frankenstein, with former stencil pieces rusted out and integrated together to form the identifiable letter shapes. It can be made of steel or rock, you pick. It can be the post-apocalyptic remains of the world, or whatever sheet metal is left of a tank or air-raid shelter, your call. Similarly, Nuke Strong can be water- and tread-eroded letters on the asphalt, or the final moment of letters on the brink of being pulverized and becoming absolutely nothing. Invite to the brand-new creative grunge, where the letters can be whatever your design requires them to be.

If on the other hand you want an extremely, very clean variation of this font style, take a look at the Quanta set. Quanta and Nuke complement each other extremely well in screen work.

Font Family:
· Nuke Regular
· Nuke Bold

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