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For this corporate identity, London based graphic design and art director Tugba Ozcan took her inspiration from topographical maps to give a sense of depth to the logo. The word Gavth meaning deep pit in old language, the choice of the topographical features makes a lot of sense.
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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…
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.