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October 3, 2018
Beautiful and elegant visual identity
Beautiful and elegant visual identity

h3l, a branding agency based in Argentina, recently released a great visual identity for Familia Mastrantonio. The scope of the work included the company logo, as well as packaging and identity for three wines.

September 17, 2018
An interview with James Lewis, type designer
An interview with James Lewis, type designer

How did you discover typography and decide that it could become your job? I first came into practising typography at the age of only 14. I was looking for something, anything, to do other than play video games which I had become completely bored of. I begin by learning copperplate calligraphy, then hand lettering, and  […]

September 6, 2018
Designing the perfect business card for your startup
Designing the perfect business card for your startup

A great business card should convey the overall motto and images of your business. It is a not an easy task considering the fact that an average business card only measures 2 inches in width and 3.5 inches in length. It is inconsiderate to have the thought that your business card will portray the entirety […]

September 3, 2018
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. Master InDesign CC 2018 with the Online MasterClass Course Arguably one of the industry’s […]

August 20, 2018
Multi-lingual and multi-cultural typographic project by Mayúscula
Multi-lingual and multi-cultural typographic project by Mayúscula

Design as a tool that breaks borders. Sounds too good to be true? Maybe, but it was the theme of this typographic project organized by Mayúscula, a design studio based in Barcelona. The concept was simple: invite designers from all overs the world to send a creation with a black graphic on the theme “Design […]

August 6, 2018
Choosing the right font for your design project
Choosing the right font for your design project

Typography continues to be overlooked by many designers yet it is a very important aspect of the design process as choosing the right typeface can make a real difference to the effectiveness of the design. Typefaces are just as important to the visual effect of the webpage as images. Typography does not just involve choosing […]

June 10, 2018
Alphabet topography
Alphabet topography

Synoptic Office has released a creative font that was built using topographic-like lines to make each letter come out. It’s already pretty cool in terms of craft and visual results, but the project is more than just an artsy stunt. For each letter, the elevation of the topographic lines varies according to the number of […]

May 25, 2018
Design fail: this is what happens when you don’t proofread
Design fail: this is what happens when you don’t proofread

Sometimes, when focusing on designing things, we forget the obvious and let horrible mistake slip through. In this post, you can find examples of what happens when you forget to proofread and go to print carelessly. Welcome to Kansas City What was meant to be a welcoming statement becomes a warning for most. Not Lorem […]

May 23, 2018
Stunning 3D graffiti by Peter Preffington
Stunning 3D graffiti by Peter Preffington

For the past twenty years, Peter Preffington (aka Pref) has been creating art that he published in his homeland, Great-Britain, or abroad. On top of the prints he exhibits in art galleries or online, the British artist also creates stunning street art that plays with type. Playing with letter and dimensions, the street artist designs words that […]

May 16, 2018
Kernit: a typeface developed for The Jim Henson Exhibition at The Museum of Moving Image
Kernit: a typeface developed for The Jim Henson Exhibition at The Museum of Moving Image

When Collins & MCKL designed a new font for an exhibition about Jim Henson, the creator of the Muppet Show, the naturally named it Kernit, a word referencing to both Kermit the frog and kerning, a typographic term. The font, intended for the Jim Henson Exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image, features bold characters […]

March 28, 2018
Improve Your Brand With Typography
Improve Your Brand With Typography

Branding goes beyond the logo.  It also transcends the product or service and creates an emotional resonance with the public.  Typography assists with creating a brand. As we move into a digital world, new products or brands are being given the opportunity to shine. If you’re looking at building a brand which stands out amongst […]

March 11, 2018
Typography trends to look out for this year
Typography trends to look out for this year

The internet is constantly changing and evolving. As a result, it is important to stay dynamic.  As a graphic designer, you’ll know that trends change and what works well and converts for your clients one month will be different the next.  We need to be aware of the trends that are emerging, and those that […]

January 18, 2018
Tips for Creating Hand-Drawn Typography
Tips for Creating Hand-Drawn Typography

Hand drawn typography has grown into a field of its own.  Illustrators, designers and letter artists are working with multimedia to make their own contributions to this growing trend. From traditional sign making long used by local communities, to illustration used in publishing, hand-drawn typography creates a sense of creativity, uniqueness, and playfulness in illustration […]

December 28, 2017
How to impress by creating a website with great typography
How to impress by creating a website with great typography

When you are working on a website, you’re aware that great typography helps to create a message, keeps viewers engaged and adds to your design. There are so many fonts available, that you might wonder how you create the perfect choice for your site.  Here are some tips to help you: Go back to the […]

October 5, 2017
How nazis designed a referendum form
How nazis designed a referendum form

I found this gem on r/assholedesign, a subreddit dedicated to the art of douchebaggery in design. I suggest you start following the sub, as it’s a wonderful place filled with creative solutions found by designers to annoy the users of their designs. This time, the assholes who designed were no other than the nazis. The […]