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  • The making of I’ll Be Back screensaver

    Overview   Process  

    When the studio barista is away she leaves a note on the counter:

    Designer: Let’s make a screensaver that says, for example, “I’ll be back at 14:45.”

    Art director: Ok, but the time should always be one hour ahead.

    Kerning each pair by hand:

    01 : 2
    02 : 1
    03 : 0
    04 : 2
    05 : 0
    06 : 0
    07 : 1
    08 : 0
    09 : 1
    10 : 0
    11 : 1
    12 : 0
    13 : -2
    14 : -1
    15 : -3
    16 : -2
    17 : 2
    18 : -2
    19 : -1
    20 : -2
    21 : -1
    22 : 1
    23 : -1
    24 : -2
    25 : -1
    26 : -2
    27 : -1
    28 : -1
    29 : 1
    30 : -1
    31 : 0
    32 : -1
    33 : -1
    34 : 0
    35 : -1
    36 : -1
    37 : 0
    38 : -1
    39 : 0
    40 : 1
    41 : 2
    42 : 2
    43 : 1
    44 : 1
    45 : 0
    46 : 0
    47 : 4
    48 : 0
    49 : 1
    50 : 1
    51 : 3
    52 : 2
    53 : 0
    54 : 1
    55 : -1
    56 : 0
    57 : 3
    58 : 0
    59 : 1


    Setting the width of spaces after the preposition “в” and semicolon.

    Working on the logo:

    392×120 picture for the setup screen:

    The artistic director notices that the screensaver leaves marks on his computer screen.

    Trying to change the arrangement and size of the text and logo. Changing the size:

    Inversion:

    The screen is glowing too bright when the time changes. Putting the text into a bubble.

    No, too white. Deciding on the outline.



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