Hmm, well few things. My reply was in MB’s not understanding where the reference came from, so that design is where the idea comes from.
I’m not a fan of the brand or anything myself, but it seems to follow the same philosophy as the hobby we’re all enthusiasts of. They have limited runs of their products, as we do with keyboards and keysets. The founder has worked with many, very big street wear brands, so kind of like artisans collaborating with keyset designers.
Otherwise, it’s an interesting text design imho, not something seen too commonly, text distorted this way. It’s kind of fun, kind of ironic, and like you said, relates to our community also