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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 […]

May 10, 2016
Penguin Galaxy covers by Alex Trochut
Penguin Galaxy covers by Alex Trochut

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 […]

May 9, 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. Mega Bundle of 48 Vintage, Grunge Fonts This mega bundle offers up 12 fantastic […]

May 5, 2016
Get your positive thinking from these tiny hand-lettered messages
Get your positive thinking from these tiny hand-lettered messages

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. […]

May 1, 2016
Sons of Liberty playing cards by Jeff Trish
Sons of Liberty playing cards by Jeff Trish

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 […]

April 21, 2016
Pornographisme, a book about typographic porn posters (SFW)
Pornographisme, a book about typographic porn posters (SFW)

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 […]