You'd never mistake your bike for anyone else's if you had one of these by French designer Juri Zaech! And most likely you'd make new friends as strangers called out your name. Cleverly called Write a Bike, this series just shows concepts but Juri's looking for a way to prototype them soon. Love the retro vibe.…
Greenville Literacy Association, a group that helps illiterate adult students, are out to promote their "Really Good, Really Big, Really Cheap Book Sale", a fair where books are sold at a bargain price. And what better way to do that than street illusions!
Everyone here knows I'm a big fan of Banksy and I also like a lot of other street artists - so when I saw this collection of fonts inspired by graffiti I was instantly hooked. PSDeluxe has collected 50 graffiti-inspired fonts from across the web and put them together in… Continue
The white pieces are set in Caslon Bold Condensed and the black in Univers Bold Condensed, each respectively representing the traditional and modern sides of typography. The pieces are cast in resin and the board is 10mm black acrylic with 45 degree lines laser engraved to represent the squares.
Studio 3, an in-school design agency at the Graphic Design Department of Westerdals School of Communication in Oslo made a really nice and fun activity book for typographers illustrated in a nostalgic vintage style to give it a sweet and childlike look.
The book is packed with activities, ranging from silly to hard core nerdiness.
As a Christmas gift to its top advertising clients, Facebook typically gives money to donate to a charity of their choice, along with a special item like last year's reusable shopping bag. This year they decided to do an art poster and the in-house Communication Design Team got to work.
The result is a 19 × 19-inch-square poster that is printed, embossed and foiled with a delicate, intricate… Continue
Check out this cool typography film created by BYU design students and faculty, for the 5th Typophile Film Festival. It's a visual typographic feast about the five senses, and how they contribute to and enhance our creativity.
This jewelry is as nerdy as it gets and that's why I like it. These typography necklaces and other jewelry pieces were made by plastique* on Etsy. Check out her store for some other cool stuff. via, Chung Designs…
Ebon Heath is an artist from Brooklyn who created these typographic mobiles. Here's what he said when describing the origins of the project "I want our type to jump, scream, whisper and dance, versus lay flat, dead and dormant, to be used and discarded with no concern for its intricate beauty of form, function, and meaning." You can read the whole interview at…
How amazing is this? Designed by Dylan Roscover, a self professed design geek, this portrait of Steve Jobs is a typeface-driven design based on the "Here's to the crazy ones" ad campaign from Apple in the 90s. Roscover used only those fonts present in Apple branding and products. I just love the… Continue
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Interesting new ad campaign for Mercedes-Benz's new Brake Assist System, an electronic system which interprets the braking behavior of the driver and initiates the full braking effect when it identifies an emergency situation. This reduces the braking distance substantially.
"Most drivers, under normal braking conditions as well as under emergency conditions, start out with little brake pressure and whenever necessary they… Continue
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There's something almost sinfully sexy about Luke Lucas's work. As an art director from Melbourne, Australia and co-founder of creative studio Lifelounge, Lucas is known to create new typography that's breaks new barriers. His work isn't just sinfully sexy, by combining images mixed with… Continue
Added by alice on March 21, 2009 at 10:30am —
Check out this cool website where you can upload a pic and then have it turned into a character-encoding scheme based on the ordering of the English alphabet (ASCII). A cool way to see yourself in numbers and letters!
As Robert Bringhurst, from The Elements of Typographic Style, once said, "Typography exists to honor content." I couldn't agree with him more. In fact, in this set of pictures words don't just honor content, they take on a meaningful life of their own.… Continue