Ruby Shadow (AKA Razie Shadow) showings, Lettergraphics and Castcraft
Top and middle: The Complete Library, Lettergraphics, 1976
Bottom: The Encyclopedia of Phototype Styles, Castcraft, 1978
Ruby Shadow required a complex system of shapes to make the connections work. Each lowercase character has three glyphs for appearing at the beginning, middle, and end of words. a has a fourth glyph for the word “a”.