6.2 F A H R T W I N D
Die schnellste Schrift der Welt
Art Direction, Photo, Poster, Research, Type
with Jens Schittenhelm
After extensive researches on typefaces and aerodynamics, the flow-optimized type study F A H R T W I N D was invented. The experiment verifies the consistency of traditional typography and physical standards.
• Read Preinvestigation (German)
→ Schriftentwicklung im Kontext aerodynamischer Aspekte
Examinating the aerodynamic features of a test alphabet inside a wind tunnel. Creation of flow patterns and calculation of every letters Cd value.
Visualization of the measurement results by use of protocol cards, including a technical drawing of every letter and its flow pattern.
CAD construction of F A H R T W I N D, plus software-aided flow calculation and verification. Reference series of selected letters inside the wind tunnel.