How to write a letter with a car

Using motion capture and a stunt driver, Toyota has created a font with its iQ microcar.

IQ font sample
Here's what the alphabet looks like when a car is your writing instrument. Toyota

With its short wheelbase and light weight, the Toyota iQ is sure to be a tossable little compact on the road, but how would it fair as a writing instrument?

Using a motion capture camera mounted with a bird's-eye view of the canvas, stunt driver Stef Vancampenhoudt proceeded to precisely write the all of letters of the alphabet using the iQ. Designers Pierre and Damien of Pleaseletmedesign then took the motion capture data and created a Toyota iQ font (which can be downloaded from here).

Check the video below to see exactly how they did it.

(via i love typography and Pleaseletmedesign)

 

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