To relax a little on the week-end, lay back and check out a little typographic inspiration. If you like typography, make sure to check our Typography Daily blog.
Quickpen is casual and carefree, designed to re-create the look of confident, quickly-jotted script with a felt-tip pen or brush. In OpenType, ligatures and contextual alternates for lowercase letters add a natural hand-written look, while swashes lend a bit more finesse. The perfect script for any design that doesn’t take itself too seriously.
A collection of handmade calligrams by Daniele Tozzi.
Prototype: streamlining font creation
Prototypo is an open-source online typeface editor: start shaping a complete typeface using sliders, then refine spacing and outlines.
Rosetta Specimen No.1
Rosetta type specimen no. 1 presents eight beautiful type families, each of which deserves an independent specimen. The brochure has 36 pages and covers ten writing systems.
Great lettering by Andrei Robu.
A legibility exploration into the application of glitches and file corruptions to typography.
Titling for Modus magazine
Gorgeous lettering work by Thomas Burden.
Calligraphy meets graffiti art, and it looks great.