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It’s been a long time since I created my last bilateral (“mirror”) ambigram. Here’s one for the pre-christmas season:

Creating a mirror ambigram is often more challenging than creating a rotational one. When you design a “regular” ambigram, you have a lot of space to play with in the lower parts of the design, because the middle and upper parts are more important for letter recognition. But when you create a bilateral ambigram, everything stays on the same level. And not to forget, some shapes look really odd when you try to reflect them…

But, all problems aside, shortly after I started working on this ambigram it became clear to me that I would try to make it a bilateral one because of the middle “V”, which is a real killer if you try to rotate it. …

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