Robert Janes is a designer whose practice covers web development, type design, programming and print.
+61 422 481 482
41–59 Sims St
West Melbourne 3003
Group Group font tester
Interactive React application built to display fonts in an engaging format.
Typefaces Blood Grot and Nihil developed for use in the Monash Art Design & Architecture 2016 graduate exhibition ‘Design(er) As...’. Graphic design by Ricky New and Beaziyt Worcou.
Metafont Modulator, an online environment for generating parametric fonts.
Generates Metafont files which are processed to OTFs by FontForge
Parenting is Political website for Kym Maxwell’s exhibiton at Bus Projects. References for the design included primary school learning charts and chalkboard writing.
Programmatic Type is an ongoing investigation into the role programming plays in the type design field. Currently most content is concerned with my exploration into the Metafont language.
Custom PHP CMS and framework
Custom fonts developed for site
Portfolio website for Tal Levin
Developed as an alternative for Helvetica in print/digital applications.
Poster advertising the launch of Group Group, a software foundry which develops fonts, applications and programming solutions.
General Practise publication. Documentation of a fictitious exhibition marketing campaign after our legitimate proposal was rejected at a local gallery.
In collaboration with Beaziyt Worcou.
A4, 60 pages, printed on a RP3700.
The Rocket. Exploring architecture through fiction.
A1 poster, printed with grey ink on a RP 3100AW, with thanks to Stuart Geddes.
MADA Open Day 2016 elective poster
In collaboration with Vincent Chan, Ned Shannon, Warren Taylor and Beaziyt Worcou.
A3 poster, printed on a RP3700.
Edition of 500
Various material for Rosemary Ford’s DAMP exhibition, Art Holds a High Place in My Life.
In collaboration with the DAMP design team.
A3 poster, offset silver, blue printed on a RP3700.
Edition of 1000.
Custom printed tape.
Live projection visuals for band Blood Orange, which react live to the band’s sonic performance.
Desktop application built with Electron
Zoom H5 microphone captures live sound.