Definition: A priori knowledge is knowledge which can be established independently of experience or reasoning from experience.
Developed through experimentation, the font presents optical illusions of depth — using techniques similar to that of Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher — that present impossible perspectives.
Barnbrook also cites the shapes and angles of the Stealth Bomber as inspiration.
Though his graphic design, Barnbrook is active in political & social causes, and has a stated ambition to use ‘design as a weapon for social change.’
The font is available for $50 from Emigre and comes packaged with a set of ornamental elements that can be tiled into mesmerizing patterns.
View the whole alphabet and some of the patterns after the jump.