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December 7, 2016
An impressive 3D movable book about type
An impressive 3D movable book about type

I’ve always wondered why books with paper gimmicks were mostly designed for children books, but now there is a great example that targets type lovers and graphic designers. This Movable book of letterforms was designed by Kevin Steele to serve as an example to show how pop-up books can be used to educate people. In […]

December 2, 2016
Type Hike: typographic posters that celebrate American national parks
Type Hike: typographic posters that celebrate American national parks

Type Hike is a collaborative design project that take a look at the US national parks from a typographic perspective. 60 designers have each created a poster about a national park, type being the main graphic tool used for each poster. Time to take a walk on the type side…

October 29, 2016
2D letters bent into the 3D dimension by this creative artist
2D letters bent into the 3D dimension by this creative artist

No, creating 3D typography doesn’t always involve using 3D software of extruding your letters in real life. Cyril Vouilloz, who goes by the name Ryslee, brought the third dimension by distorting his letters, and while he was at it, everything that was surrounding it.

October 15, 2016
Depero Futurista: The Bolted Book
Depero Futurista: The Bolted Book

Some famous books shape the world for the unique influence they have on people’s ideas and actions. Some other, less famous, books also have a tremendous influence in their field, but just don’t get the same global recognition and stay in the shadow. Depero Futurista is one of those. This design book, considered by some […]

October 13, 2016
The handmade lettering of Dan Lee
The handmade lettering of Dan Lee

At the cornerstone between typography and illustration, there is the art of hand lettering. Dan Lee is an excellent example of a person who picked up this art and practices it with talent. He shares his lettering work, along with his graphic design and illustration, on his portfolio website.

September 20, 2016
Stunning colorful typographic quotes by Jenue
Stunning colorful typographic quotes by Jenue

AIGA commissionned Jenue, a Spanish graphic designer who specializes in creating awesome typographic compositions, to design a series of famous designers’ quotes. Jenue didn’t disappoint, with his series of colorful and creative designs.

August 19, 2016
The inventions alphabet by Kyati Trehan
The inventions alphabet by Kyati Trehan

Alphabets are a great way to teach new words to children. Actually, it works for adults too, but we just tend to stop using it at some point for no good reason. Khyati Trehan, a graphic designer from India, has used an alphabet to teach us about scientists and their inventions. She combined the first […]

August 10, 2016
A round-up of typographic inspiration
A round-up of typographic inspiration

From logos to posters and experimental lettering, some type inspiration that would make any graphic designer’s day. Identities Various corporate identity that play with type, by Two Times Elliott. Animated posters Gorgeous typographic posters by Krzysztof Iwanski with an extra layer of animation. 2000 Experimental type by graphic designer Julien Rivoire for his 2000th post on […]

July 11, 2016
Spector: a tool to capture fonts and colors in the real world
Spector: a tool to capture fonts and colors in the real world

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 […]

July 10, 2016
A typographic shadow graffiti that changes during the day
A typographic shadow graffiti that changes during the day

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.

July 2, 2016
The flourishing designs of Kevin Cantrell
The flourishing designs of Kevin Cantrell

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 […]

June 30, 2016
The July font bundle by The Hungry Jpeg
The July font bundle by The Hungry Jpeg

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 […]

June 17, 2016
Clever typographic ads for organic food
Clever typographic ads for organic food

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 […]

June 14, 2016
Monotype releases the redesigned Transport for London typeface
Monotype releases the redesigned Transport for London typeface

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 […]

May 23, 2016
LatinoType releases a font made for branding
LatinoType releases a font made for branding

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 […]