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July 10, 2019
Love: a Typeface Based on Loving Ligatures
Love: a Typeface Based on Loving Ligatures

Named after an American psychedelic rock band, Love, this typeface was designed by Jérémy Schneider, a French graphic designer who runs the VJ Type Studio alongside with his life-partner Violaine Orsoni. The name of the font is not only about music, though. It also refers to the letterform’s shapes and the embracing ligatures in particular. […]

July 8, 2019
Sofa Sans: a Typeface Created with IKEA’s Couch Creator Tool
Sofa Sans: a Typeface Created with IKEA’s Couch Creator Tool

IKEA tries to innovate regularly and adapt their way of selling to their clients’ evolving buying habits. As part of this innovating mindset, they released a pretty cool couch building online tool. Things did not go exactly as they planned, as users quickly started to have a lot of fun with the tool and built […]

July 4, 2019
Hightype: a Type Foundry that Exclusively Creates Three-dimensional Type
Hightype: a Type Foundry that Exclusively Creates Three-dimensional Type

Based in Berlin, Germany, Hightype is a type foundry that specializes in the creation 3D typefaces. Founded by Manuel Rossner, it was launched recently and promises to bring good type to VR, interaction design, games, 3D printing, and branding. To use Hightype’s fonts, you will need to be familiar with 3D software and technologies (obviously). […]

June 19, 2019
Exclusive Freebie: Dino Friends Font
Exclusive Freebie: Dino Friends Font

Dino Friends is probably the cutest font you will see in the entire month. It is a handwritten thin slab-serif font that immediately creates a sense of friendliness. Normally, the font would cost $12, which is a pretty cool price already for a quality typeface. For Designer Daily, our friends at the Free Design Club […]

April 25, 2019
An Interview With Alex Mihis, Founder of Headfonts
An Interview With Alex Mihis, Founder of Headfonts

Many graphic designers dream of designing fonts and publishing them, but never do it. Alex Mihis did it, he is now running a popular online type foundry at Headfonts. We asked him a few questions about this experience. Hi Alex, can you introduce yourself to our readers?  Hello! My name is Alex Mihis. I live […]

March 31, 2019
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. Plasticine Typography Toolkit This fun toolkit features 3D style letterings, color fonts and graphic elements […]

March 6, 2019
8 useful text effect plugins for jQuery
8 useful text effect plugins for jQuery

jQuery typography and text effect plugins will give you more control to precisely position and re-size each letter of your web typography in order to make websites more beautiful and appealing.  Text animation is a preferred way to highlight the text and catch attention of users. These text effects as jQuery plugins are tiny, easy […]

February 21, 2019
Flourishing Logo Designs by Martin Schmetzer
Flourishing Logo Designs by Martin Schmetzer

In an era where minimalist designs are praised, Martin Schmetzer’s work really stand out with all its details and flourishing letters. Based in Stockholm, the illustrator and designer specializes in typographic illustration and design. The samples of work you can see in this post are only a part of his branding work, you can see […]

January 22, 2019
Fontastic Beasts, Crimes New Roman
Fontastic Beasts, Crimes New Roman

Having your work seen in a prominent movie is every designer’s dream. For Emily Oberman, it became true when she was commissioned to design the new typographic identity of Fantastic Beasts. With her team at Pentagram, they created a font for that purpose. It was appropriatly named Crimes New Roman. The font comes with a […]

December 15, 2018
Galapagos: a Typographic Game by Felix Salut
Galapagos: a Typographic Game by Felix Salut

Galapagos is a new kind of game, designed to allow you to play with shapes and form letters and typographic compositions. It was based on principles of self-learning, with 54 building blocks printed with nine different geometric shapes that can be laid out to form endless combinations of letters, words, and other types of abstract […]

December 6, 2018
Studio Dotto’s tiny guides are a wonderful way to learn about a city
Studio Dotto’s tiny guides are a wonderful way to learn about a city

When it comes to designing touristic information, graphic designers rarely skip the obligatory photos. It makes obvious sense, but it also makes this industry’s design work less interesting. In an interesting project, the designers at Dotto, a design consultancy based in Manchester city, UK, published some small and hipsterish guides to fun places in four […]

November 11, 2018
Mastering Small Details in Branding Projects
Mastering Small Details in Branding Projects

We all know this piece of popular wisdom: “The devil is in the details”. Designers all know how true it is. Obviously, a poorly designed project will not be saved by thoughtfully designed details, but a well-designed project can be ruined by overlooked details. This is particularly true for branding projects, that’s the reason why […]

October 29, 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. TemplateMonster Halloween Deals TemplateMonster is marketplace of Digital products. You will find different templates designs, […]

October 22, 2018
A book about the work of Japanese ty
A book about the work of Japanese ty

Even if you love typography, there are chances that you don’t know Takenobu Igarashi yet. The Japanese designer is more famous in his home country, but his work is definitively worth a look. A recent crowdfunding campaign launched in Japan gives you the perfect opportunity to discover the 3D lettering of the type master. In this […]

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.