Posts Tagged ‘typography

A series of absolutely gorgeous twenty-six collectible hardcover editions of fine works of literature from Penguin Books, each featuring on its cover a specially commissioned illustrated letter of the alphabet by Jessica Hische. The series design of exquisite drops caps encompasses a rainbow-hued spectrum across all twenty-six books, which ranges from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice [...]

The power of simple shapes is emphasized in this animated font call Sputnik, designed and animated by Zach Christy.

“Linotype: The Film” is a documentary about Ottmar Mergenthaler’s Linotype typecasting machine, which at the time was the desktop publishing system of 1886, and the people who own and love these machines today. Here is the trailer… Sneak peak at a few excerpts from their interview footage…

Whether you’re aware of it or not, type is everywhere. Every website, magazine, advertisement, and even in movies. In this PBS Short titled Off Book, typeface designers Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones outline the importance of selecting the right font to convey a particular feeling. Graphic designer Paula Scher talks about building identity in messaging, [...]

State of the Obvious brands teamed up with the Design Museum for these exclusive typography inspired gelaskins and covers. Designed to appeal to typography and design lovers, these products has been heavily influenced by the International Typographic Style from the 50’s and 60’s.

Artist T. Kelly Mason lives and works in Los Angeles, California.  He paints, illustrates, produces collage and these wonderful graphic lamp designs. Who are the intellectual luminaries of our time (front right) & Can a color name a person (back left)

Before & After Magazine’s new short how-to video tutorial shows how simple it is to make Bavarian-style gold edging on text. Take a look.


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