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Time for some typography and chill. Playing with lines Manolo Guerrero, graphic designer and director of BlueTypo, experimented with line patterns and type to create these gorgeous typographic posters. Handmade punk posters In these posters, German designer Barbara Lüdde had fun with typography by mixing it to her illustrations on jackets, hairstyles, or tattoos, among […]
Time to get inspired by ink on paper, a selection of gorgeous graphic design work. Le Tour Imaginaire – Book design Book design for a novel written by Jan Maes that digs into the story of the first Tour de France winner, Maurice Garin. An amazing book cover and layout by Tim Bisschop from Belgium. The […]
What creates rythm in texts in general, and books in particular? Punctuation, of course! The little commas, periods, semi-columns, and their other friends, are often forgotten when it comes to typography and design. Nicholas Rougeux, a Chicago-based graphic designer and data geek, did more than remember about punctuation, he put it at the center of […]
As designers, we love when unexpected glitches give you some beautiful results. At least, that’s the only way for me to explain why design schools are full of students doing weird stuff and experimenting with all kind of ways to produce designs. Spanish graphic designer Ruben Montero did this kind of type experiments with his […]
With only 10’000 people still speaking the Cherokee language, it is becoming urgent for them to save one of the few remains of what was once a great nation. There are no magic methods to save a language, but a graphic designer, Mark Jamra, is bringing his own contribution to the table: a modern Cherokee […]
In case you didn’t see it yet, MyFonts has been offering an amazing font bundle on its site during the past week. Working with top type foundries, the Foundation Collection can be used to create a foundation for your type library. At only $49, this is a chance you shouldn’t miss. It’s only for sale […]
Nike commissionned Kevin Cantrell to do a custom design for a baseball bat, and I must say they probably couldn’t have found a better designer for this. If you appreciate this project, you will probably love most of the designer’s work, just check out his portfolio.
If you don’t visit or are not subscribed to our sister blog, Typography Daily, you just missed a major announcement in the world of type: the launch of the Eric Gill Series. Like Helvetica for Switzerland, Gill Sans is a typeface that is tightly attached to the history of a country, one of the many […]
The best fonts on the market, like Helvetica or Frutiger, come with a price, a price that’s hard to pay for some freelance designers. Luckily, nowadays plenty of talented designers create and publish free fonts that can help you diversify your designs without getting a penny out of your pocket. 1. Its Holiday Free for […]
For the Offf Moscow design conference, Universal Everything designed an awesome and experimental typographic animation. With varying shapes and textures, but always with minimal use of color, the designers created beautiful moving type that appears and disappears almost organically. You can view more work by this talented studio on their website.
Poker is cool. It’s an exciting game where you get to bluff and have fun with friends. For most people, poker also goes better with whisky and cigars. For me, for some reason, whisky and cigars are associated with typography. I mean… just look at the whisky labels and you will know it’s made for […]
If you are familiar with Fabriano Boutique, you know that the products they sell rarely disappoint. Nearly everything they sell is well-designed for a good reason, they work with top-notch designers. They did it again with their new product, a set of lovely typographic notebooks. These six notebooks were designed around the theme of typography […]
Franz Hoffman’s first Kickstarter project is already a big success. There is a good reason for that, his project will solve a problem graphic designers have faced for years: the technicalities of creating fonts are hard. Fontself makes it possible to create fonts directly from Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator. Fontself works as an extension […]
Based in Nottingham, UK, British designer Lex Wilson creates awesome typographic drawings in his free time. With a clever use of perspective and 3D effects, he plays with the words and their meaning. Each of his drawing really embodies the ideas expressed by the word, no doubt Wilson would make an excellent logo designer. Sometimes […]
Designing by hand requires some time and skills that not all modern graphic designers have. To create designs with a handmade look-and-feel despite this, you can use some great resources like the following chalk fonts. 1. Chalk Hand Lettering A handwriting font that emulates the vintage style chalkboard signs lettering. You can also use it […]