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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 […]

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…

November 15, 2016
Lucas Gil-Turner creates clever logos for every day words
Lucas Gil-Turner creates clever logos for every day words

50 Words is a logo collection created by Lucas Gil-Turner during a workshop. The graphic designer took common words and designed a logo for each, each logo being a brand that reveals something about the word. Black & white was used to focus on the form, the words chosen are the 50 most commonly used […]

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 […]