As a designer it is crucial to have a fondness for, and knowledge of, typography; its rich history, the emotional connection that it can achieve, as well as the delicate balance between form and artistry. Dry Dock Dial aims to capture all of the aforementioned components; It was equally important for it to work well both as a display and a text-weight font. In total the family comprises four weights: regular, engraved, a solid drop-shadow, and a stylized diagonal drop-shadow.