A custom typeface made for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards for the theme "Year Zero." The typeface was designed to have a futuristic feel, while being inspired by early alphabets and gylphs. 


Below is a sketch of multiple versions of each letter, which would be used in animation, revealing a message by first being disguised with the least legible letters, and setting on the final message.


Design - Mallory Heyer
Art Direction - Thomas Berger