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
Victoria, Australia

Group Group font tester
Interactive React application built to display fonts in an engaging format.
All Conference website
Design/concept in collaboration with Simon Browne and Bus Projects.
Portfolio website for Ned Shannon
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.
  • Node/Express server
  • 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.
  • Built on Kirby CMS
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
Nihil typeface
Developed as an alternative for Helvetica in print/digital applications.
Various typefaces
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.
The Rocket. Exploring architecture through fiction.
MADA Open Day 2016 elective poster
In collaboration with Vincent Chan, Ned Shannon, Warren Taylor and Beaziyt Worcou.
Various material for Rosemary Ford’s DAMP exhibition, Art Holds a High Place in My Life.
In collaboration with the DAMP design team.
Live projection visuals for band Blood Orange, which react live to the band’s sonic performance.
Album cover for Blood Orange’s LP “Through Life”