All Blog Posts Tagged 'typography' (45)

Clever Pairings



If you liked the post Hilarious Hypothetical Letters, than more likely than not you'll appreciate Sapling Press' other offerings. Lisa Krowinski, the owner of Sapling Press, tells us that she worked with Jared Wunsch, the co-founder of Dear… Continue

Added by alice on May 2, 2011 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

3D Typographic Wall Art



Six young students - Kyosuke Nishida, Brian Li, Sean Yendrys, Dominic LiuStefan Spec and … Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on April 19, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Architecture-Inspired Typography (15 pieces)



Scotland-based artist Christopher Labrooy sure knows how to make words come alive! He combines graphic design and typography to creates three-dimensional worlds filled with wit and whimsy. Experience modern fonts and see the names of famous architects Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Toyo Ito, and Oscar Niemeyer like never before. Cool bonus? At then end, check out some funky fresh typographic illustrations… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on March 24, 2011 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

20 Uplifting Quotes and Pieces of Advice



20-year-old Julian Bialowas is an aspiring graphic designer who has a love for minimalist design and landscape photography. He's combined his two passions in this wonderful set where he takes a quote he's heard or seen and layers it on top of a photo. It's interesting to note that all of these photos were taken by him. The majority of them show the natural beauty of Calgary and the Canadian…

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Added by alice on February 1, 2011 at 10:00am — 7 Comments

The Alphabet Series

"The Alphabet Series" is a part of Drew Europeo's "365 Days Projects." Europeo wonderfully mixes lines, shapes and color to create different letters of the alphabet. Each one has a unique look but fits well inside the series.



She also has a project that explores lines and geometry, and a project that explores pens and markers, as… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on October 19, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Typography Bikes (5 total)

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.…



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Added by alice on October 13, 2010 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

Creative Experience: Greenville Literacy Association Street Illusions (4pics + video)

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!



The concept behind this, created by the Bounce… Continue

Added by Amy Wong on September 22, 2010 at 2:00am — 2 Comments

Cool Graffiti-Inspired Fonts



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

Added by Mark Huckabee on June 27, 2010 at 4:30am — No Comments

Typographic Chessboard



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.



More pics here.…



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Added by Yasmine Zalek on May 20, 2010 at 3:02pm — 2 Comments

Hyperactivitypography from A to Z



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.



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Added by Yasmine Zalek on May 10, 2010 at 4:38am — No Comments

Facebook Holiday Gift



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

Added by Yasmine Zalek on December 22, 2009 at 3:52am — 4 Comments

A Poem Comes to Life Through Type - Taylor Mali



Easily one of the coolest videos I've seen in a long time. Ronnie Bruce creates this Typography Animation project using Taylor Mali's poem. The lesson? Speak with conviction. Got to love that.



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Added by alice on November 23, 2009 at 1:24pm — No Comments

A Cool Typography Film About Our 5 Senses



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.



Coolest part? There are no CG effects.



I love it when words comes alive!



Via Scene… Continue

Added by alice on September 14, 2009 at 9:06am — 2 Comments

The “Yes We Can” Inauguration Rug


[Design Fetish via Modern Urban Living]

Added by Yasmine Zalek on August 12, 2009 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Typography Necklaces and Other Nerd Jewelry

Typography Necklaces and Other Nerd Jewelry



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…



Typography Necklaces and Other Nerd Jewelry



Typography Necklaces and Other Nerd Jewelry



Typography Necklaces and Other Nerd Jewelry

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Added by Kevin Chung on August 9, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Ebon Heath's Typographic Mobiles

Ebon Heath's Typographic Mobiles

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…

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Added by Kevin Chung on June 30, 2009 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

ABC Yo-Yo Typography

ABC YO-YO (full version) from abcyoyo on Vimeo.…



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Added by Kevin Chung on June 23, 2009 at 10:03pm — No Comments

Said Why Eggs? - 26 Alphabets by 26 Artists

Said Why Eggs? Alphabet



These pieces were part of an exhibition titled Said Why Eggs? at the East End Arts Club in London. It showcases 26 alphabets by 26 different artists. Check out the prints here.

via…



Said Why Eggs? Alphabet



Said Why Eggs? Alphabet



Said Why Eggs? Alphabet



Said Why Eggs? Alphabet

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Added by Kevin Chung on May 23, 2009 at 10:38pm — 1 Comment

Steve Jobs in Typography By Dylan Roscover

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

Added by alice on May 7, 2009 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

Mercedes-Benz Uses Typography, Cleverly

Check out this video (in HD):

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

Added by alice on April 29, 2009 at 11:13am — No Comments

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