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June 17, 2017
Graphic design work by Everyday Practice
Graphic design work by Everyday Practice

The Korean design studio, founded by Kwon Joonho, Kim Kyung-chul and Kim Eojin, regularly works for Cultural institutions and has a collaborative approach to design. They work primarily in the field of graphic design, but also like to experiment with other types of design. You can discover more of their work on their portfolio website.

June 4, 2017
Fauxsaics by Nick Misani
Fauxsaics by Nick Misani

When he is not at his day job as a senior designer at Louise Fili Ltd, Nick Misani keeps designing and works on his personal projects. The most noticeable of these side projects is probably Fauxsaics, a collection of typographic prints that simulate the mosaics effect.

May 24, 2017
The May Bundle: Over 70 Fonts for just $29
The May Bundle: Over 70 Fonts for just $29

The month of May is coming to an end soon, and if you missed this impressive font bundle by our friends of The Hungry JPEG, it will be gone forever next month. In the bundle, for just $29, you’ll find over 70 high-quality fonts of all styles, pretty much a full font library for a […]

March 31, 2017
This open-source font was inspired by artists’ signatures
This open-source font was inspired by artists’ signatures

In the “unusual typefaces” family, a new kid has appeared: Army of Artists. The font was designed by Landor, a design consultancy with offices around the globe. The concept font takes the first letter of famous artists’ signatures and uses it to represent one letter of the alphabet, a clever way to celebrate the artists’ individuality.

March 23, 2017
Bad design can have dramatic consequences: the video
Bad design can have dramatic consequences: the video

Bad design can have dramatic consequences. It will not be too hard to convince readers of this blog of it, but in the population at large, it’s not as obvious as it looks. This short video by Vox makes that point very well, with convincing evidence. They start with the latest iteration of bad typography […]

February 27, 2017
Large typographic project by Gordon Young and Andy Altman
Large typographic project by Gordon Young and Andy Altman

The Comedy Carpet is one of the nicest large scale typographic project you’ll see in a while. You can find it in front of the Blackpool tower in Lancashire, UK, and there is no way you’ll miss this 2’200 square meter piece of work by Gordon Young and Why Not Associate.

February 17, 2017
Illustrations that explain Arabic words’ meaning
Illustrations that explain Arabic words’ meaning

Westerners like myself often like Arabic characters for the simple reason that they look graphically pleasing. Mahmoud El Sayed, a graphic designer from Egypt, played with this and created a collection of educational illustrations that take the meaning of Arabic words litterally. By distorting each character, El Sayed makes the word look like its meaning. […]

February 15, 2017
8 ways to decorate your home with typography
8 ways to decorate your home with typography

Type experts are not the only ones who enjoy the beauty of letters. Of course, regular people will not be obsessed with an ampersand’s curves, but they’ll be able to enjoy nice typographic decoration. 1. The type chess set How about a more conceptual chess set that will look great on any table? Created by […]

February 2, 2017
A typeface dedicated to the dual personality of the city of Trieste
A typeface dedicated to the dual personality of the city of Trieste

Astrid Stavro, the artistic director of Atlas Design, worked on a typeface about the city where she lives and works: Trieste. The Italian city has a dual personality, with architecture inspired by Austria (the closest neighbor) and a very Italian lifestyle. The designer worked on a typeface that reflects this and uses type features to […]

January 27, 2017
With Fontself, you can now create fonts directly from Photoshop
With Fontself, you can now create fonts directly from Photoshop

On Designer Daily, we already mentionned Fontself when they were looking to fund their first iteration of the project. At the time, they were looking to create an add-on for Photoshop and Illustrator, starting with the latter. The Illustrator plugin was released months ago already and was a great success. Recently, Fontself launched the Photoshop […]

January 20, 2017
A typeface inspired by an orchestra conductor for LSO’s identity
A typeface inspired by an orchestra conductor for LSO’s identity

The London Symphony Orchestra new logo and identity was reveiled recently by The Partners, the agency behind this new creation. In a creative twist, the designers took the type at the core of the logo and tweaked it to follow the movements of the orchestra’s conductor.

December 21, 2016
A topographical identity for Gavth Studio by Tugba Ozcan
A topographical identity for Gavth Studio by Tugba Ozcan

For this corporate identity, London based graphic design and art director Tugba Ozcan took her inspiration from topographical maps to give a sense of depth to the logo. The word Gavth meaning deep pit in old language, the choice of the topographical features makes a lot of sense.

December 14, 2016
This masking tape can turn any page into a calendar
This masking tape can turn any page into a calendar

Some ideas look very simple, yet borderline genius. This calendar masking tape sold by Japanese design shop icco nico is one of those. The idea seems obvious, it’s very simple to use or design, but they are the only ones who did it. Two rolls of tape are sold separately, one with the dates, the […]

A corporate identity created with blocks for Monetize
A corporate identity created with blocks for Monetize

To better suit their activity, Monetize decided to change name and become Froda. With that, the company had to find someone to design a new logo. They called Snask, a Swedish design studio. The designers took the option to work with building blocks, but litterally. They used blocks with three different colors to create a […]

December 12, 2016
Design deals for the week
Design deals for the week

Every week, we’ll give you an overview of the best deals for designers, make sure you don’t miss any by subscribing to our deals feed. You can also follow the recently launched website Type Deals if you are looking for free fonts or font deals. The Immense Typography Collection of 120+ Fonts & Logos Two great tastes that taste […]