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How would you like it if you could instantly detect the fonts and colors of a design you like in the streets? I’m pretty positive that any designer would enjoy this type of feature. For her graduation project at the Royal College of Art, Fiona O’Leary designed a tool that could eventually make this a […]
Appropriately titled “Time changes everything”, this project by graffiti artist DAKU uses the sun to write things on the wall with shadows. Throughout the day, the light comes from different places and changes the way the text is displayed. This innovative piece can be found in the Lodhi Colony of New Delhi.
If you only enjoy minimalist graphic design, then Kevin Cantrell’s work might not be your cup of tea. From lettering to any kind of type-centered design, the talented graphic designer can do it all with extra flourishes added in each design. The intricate design show an extraordinary dedication to getting every detail right, as well […]
The July Bundle is here and includes 26 Fonts, as well as 22 Graphics Packs. At only $29, this amazing pack is 97% OFF regular retail price. Everything included comes with our Complete License, which covers all customers for a wide range of commercial and personal activities. Hurry this huge collection is only available until […]
For advertising, you need to catch people’s attention immediately and to have a message that’s quickly understandable. With typography, it’s quite easy to make your message understood if it’s not too complex, but it’s rather hard to catch people’s attention. For this campaign for Origen Organics to promote organic fruits and vegetables, Y&R Brasil did […]
If you’d ask me what’s the most famous British font, I’d probably tell you it’s Gill Sans, at least for graphic designers. For other people, it would certainly be Times New Roman, given its widespread use in Word documents. There is however another typeface that we have all seen at least once: Johnston. Ok, you may […]
Latinotype recently launched a typeface designed to be a perfect fit for branding. Appropriately named “Branding“, the font comes in 7 weights, from thin to black, and includes a set of 544 characters to be able to support 128 languages. The sans-serif typeface has a medium-large x-height, slightly wider horizontal proportions, straight curves and convex […]
Penguin did it again, they released a new series of classic books (sci-fi this time) with gorgeous covers. This time, they asked New-York based designer Alex Trochut to work on the designs. The designer chose to take a purely typographic approach to the project. For each cover, he used a line-based lettering system that he […]
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. Mega Bundle of 48 Vintage, Grunge Fonts This mega bundle offers up 12 fantastic […]
Dexa Muamar is a skilled letterer who enjoys producing small motivational message in tiny format. He mixes typographic styles with talent, using his craftmanship at its best. Surprisingly, Muamar doesn’t have a design or art background, he specializes in economic development. Lettering is just a form of therapy for him, as it has calming abilities. […]
Jeff Trish is a Phoenix based graphic designer who specializes in illustration and lettering. For Dan & Dave, he created a set of playing cards with a unique look-and-feel. You can see some pictures of these playing cards on this post, and purchase it on the Dan & Dave website. The theme of the card […]
It may be hard for millenials to imagine, but not so long ago, porn was not available everywhere all the time and somewhat hidden. In France for example, it was forbidden to use curvy pictures on posters to advertise erotic movies in the 1970s. For that reason, porn movie producers had to be creative to […]
Font creation for one specific use seems to become more and more common. Recently, Fontsmith was commissionned by M&C Saatchi to create a typeface specifically for a campaign that targets men over 40 years old to help them improve their health. In short, the campaign recommended them to drink less, eat better, exercise more, and […]
TypeVoice is a web app that can turn your voice into a unique typeface. It takes your voice’s pitch, volume, and wave frequency, then changes the typeface accordingly. Technically speaking, TypeVoice uses your computer’s microphone to capture your voice (obviously), makes some complex calculations with your voice’s data, then creates the SVG typeface using the […]
Yesterday, on April the 1st, the news couldn’t be trusted for anything. For design news, new features, or product launches, it’s pretty much the same. Many fake products have launched yesterday, some were just funny, others that were actually pretty cool. Let’s take a look at April fools by and for designers this year. Hollywood […]