I haven’t done anything on/for Halloween in years. Last month I decided to get out of the house and pay tribute to the awesome typographer/designer Florian Hardwig. His “Neue Welt” portrait is something of a local legend, and in honor of this I set out to reenact it.
“Sonja’s Weird Salad” – my submission to Schrift in Form 2
For those of you following along, these are some of the latest Gemma fonts. Five weights, three widths, […]
I love this work.
This topic might not be of interest to everyone, so feel free to tune out in just a moment if the next sentence doesn’t sound cool. Brahmi Computing has announced their new concept in Indian keyboard layout and functionality!
The newest type craze:
The hot new trend in typography is not embedding – no, it’s not @font-face or even Typekit. It is printed neither offset nor digitally. Best of all, it is possibly the greenest form of design! Forget about the silly, over-hyped Eco Font, this typography needs no paper or toner whatsoever; it doesn’t even use fonts. It only requires a pen (or some paint) and a volunteer! This hot typographic trend simply uses the human body as the canvas. Not exactly a new concept, but some recent developments are still worth sharing (i.e. not innovative, but nice to look at).
Jules Vernacular is an awesome site documenting French vernacular type and lettering. As of now there are 38 pages of photos of store windows, signs, inscriptions, and some of the coolest lettering you will find anywhere.
Linotype switched buildings in early September 2008. The first row of images shows the old offices from the […]
Being into type, either professionally or casually, pangrams are a nice way to quickly sample all letters of […]
Ian Fleming (d. 1964) acclaimed creator and author of James bond would be celebrating his 100th birthday this year. In commemoration of this anniversary, Penguin UK is re-issuing his series of 14 books with newly designed hard covers created by Michael Gillette.