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SB Byte - Pixel Style Font

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SB Byte Regular
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SB Byte Italic
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More information about this Font

  • 2x OpenType fonts: Regular and Italic.
  • 2x WOFF fonts: Regular and Italic.
  • Each font contains 582 glyphs.
  • Features alternative capitals designed for stacking, including many alternatives.
  • Supports 37 languages.


SB Byte is the result of experiments in an early version of Photoshop, inspired by Rudy VanderLans and Zuzanna Licko’s experiments in digital letterforms, as published in Emigre Magazine.


The process involved drawing the glyphs pixel by pixel at a low resolution, increasing the resolution and applying the Gaussian Blur filter multiple times. Each time the Brightness and Contrast was adjusted to remove the blur and create a sharper, more defined edge. The resulting glyphs were redrawn in Fontographer, and a slanted oblique version was also created.


The letterforms are highly condensed, at only three pixels wide, and feature some elements reminiscent of narrow blackletter type, albeit in a digital, bitmap style. Although the way it was created was different, SB Byte can be classified as a rounded pixelfont, and is suited to themes such as retro computing and electronic communication.

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Product Information

  • Release Date:
    25th November '19
  • Updated Date:
    29th September '20
  • Product Tags:
    Pixel Compressed Condensed Digital Pixelfont Blur Rounded Retro Computer Stackedcapitals
  • File Types Included:
    OTF WOFF
  • Projects:
    Applications Apps and Software Games Logo Design Media
  • Themes:
    Science Science Fiction Technology
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