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'Frustro' typeface applies the Penrose impossible triangle concept to words

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Frustro is a typeface designed by Martzi Hegedűs as an ode to the Penrose triangle


In case you weren't aware, our logo here at The Verge is partly influenced by the Penrose triangle, an "impossible" design that originated in the artwork of M.C. Escher and Oscar Reutersvärd. Later, mathematician Roger Penrose brought it to prominence, summing up the geometric work as "impossibility in its purest form." So when we came across a new typeface from Martzi Hegedűs that applies the same concept to text, it seemed appropriate to share. The font, named Frustro, takes the top left and bottom right portion of each character from a 3D typeface and combines them into an equally impossible result that seems to be facing two different directions. Sadly there's no indication as to whether Hegedűs plans to package his efforts into a font for the typography enthusiasts among us to enjoy.

Update: Good news! Hegedűs has confirmed via comments at the source link that he is wrapping up work on a public release of the font in .otf format. Thanks aardWolf!