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December 30, 2015
Scanmania: typographic posters full of beautiful glitches
Scanmania: typographic posters full of beautiful glitches

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 […]

December 27, 2015
Phoreus Cherokee, a typeface to modernize the Cherokee language
Phoreus Cherokee, a typeface to modernize the Cherokee language

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 […]

December 10, 2015
Last day to get your copy of the Foundation font bundle
Last day to get your copy of the Foundation font bundle

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 […]

November 29, 2015
Gorgeous typographic baseball bat by Kevin Cantrell
Gorgeous typographic baseball bat by Kevin Cantrell

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.

November 12, 2015
The Eric Gill Series: a remastered package of Gill’s typefaces
The Eric Gill Series: a remastered package of Gill’s typefaces

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 […]

November 9, 2015
10 quality free fonts you can download right now
10 quality free fonts you can download right now

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 […]

November 5, 2015
Typotecture prototypes by Universal Everything
Typotecture prototypes by Universal Everything

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.

October 27, 2015
Take type to the table with Type Deck
Take type to the table with Type Deck

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 […]

October 13, 2015
Fabriano Boutique releases notebooks for typography enthusiasts
Fabriano Boutique releases notebooks for typography enthusiasts

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 […]

October 8, 2015
Font creation is about to become easier with Fontself
Font creation is about to become easier with Fontself

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 […]

October 6, 2015
3D typography with a message by Lex Wilson
3D typography with a message by Lex Wilson

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 […]

September 28, 2015
A collection of chalk fonts for your design projects
A collection of chalk fonts for your design projects

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 […]

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. TREND ROUGH Font Family Tapping into the latest popular trends, the Trend Font […]

September 26, 2015
Design quotes with gorgeous type by Rafa Goicoechea
Design quotes with gorgeous type by Rafa Goicoechea

AIGA (the professional association for design) recently invited Barcelona-based graphic designer Rafa Goicoechea to create five posters based on famous design quotes. This is part of the Quoted project by AIGA, and Goicoechea did a great job putting quotes of Da Vinci or Ellen Lupton on paper. Playing with letters and isometric perspective effects, the designer […]

September 15, 2015
10 cool examples of gorgeous type and fonts
10 cool examples of gorgeous type and fonts

Here we go, beautiful letters and typefaces for your inspiration. No long introduction needed for that. 1. Pardon my French Spectacular type design made of plants and moss. This wall art is just amazing and will impress anyone, it is enhanced with some backlights. A design by Vegetal Identity. 2. Arabic Square Logo As Westerners, […]