Braille type is often included as alongside conventional letters, but “Braille Neue” typesets blend both visible and tangible characters in the same space, creating hybrid alphabets that anyone can read.
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William Dwiggins (1880 -1956) – Typographer and all-rounder
Dwiggins was known for his “Metro” series of typefaces, the first designed specifically for newspaper headlines. He produced that in 1929 when he won the gold medal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts.
A Typeface Transforms the Alphabet in the Style of Famous Artworks
Typography, whether purposely unnoticed or at its most beautiful, is an art, even if some of us pay little attention to it. The Madrid-based design studio CESS created a typeface inspired by modern art itself for the 36 Days of Type project, which invited graphic artists and designers to design one letter or number each day. The result is the adorably named Artphabet, a striking, mostly hand-designed project that also serves as a lesson in 20th- and 21st-century art.
Typography Glossary – Design Terms
It helps to have an appropriate language to talk about typography. The following is a glossary of some of the words and their definitions that are used to described typography.
Aesthetic intelligence from an early typographic luminary
Benjamin Sherbow, a copywriter who honed his typographic skills and fervently learned the nuances of type and language
Balzak Font – Organic Calligraphy
The Balzak font —organic calligraphy by Gulya Ju of studio PeachCreme. Gulya Ju is a type and graphic designer with a strong passion for handmade lettering. The skilled designer has recently published Balzak, a new calligraphic typeface based on real handwriting.
5 fonts that Spock would have loved
Spock is my favourite characters from Star Trek. If Spock were a designer what sort of Typography would appeal to him? This theoretical perspective interested me as Spock is a scientist rather than a creative.
Please update your browser. Why? A typeface for print and screen. Bubbling, strong, but very accurate. Created with much fine tuning and precision.
The difference between italics and oblique typefaces
Italics are probably the most common form of typographic emphasis and is used in both text and display settings. True-drawn italics are usually a unique and separate design from their Roman brethren. Aldus Manutius, a commercial printer, was looking for a way to fit more type onto a page and to reduce the price of his low-cost editions.
Renner*: A free Futura alternative
Renner* is a free typeface inspired to Futura that supports OpenType Variable Font, allowing users to control the exact weight and italic of the font. The post Renner*: A free Futura alternative appeared first on Freebiesbug .
‘Brand New Roman’ is a Fun Mashup of All the Corporate Logos You Know and Love
Arrow Design ‘Brand New Roman’ is a Fun Mashup of All the Corporate Logos You Know and Love BY Shaunacy Ferro. Hello Velocity Brand New Roman is not your average typeface. You’ll probably never find it in the drop-down menu of Microsoft Word or see it on a sign, but it’s instantly recognizable.
Troptical Hypnotic, Energetic Multilinear Typeface
Troptical is inspired by the dazzling dynamism of op-art and the clever geometry of Latin American design
Do People Still Love Helvetica?
Do people still use Helvetica ? Today, we will see what designers say about the notorious font. Are you curious to find out how many hate it and how many love it? So am I. Let’s find out! Approximately 1000 years ago, the Chineseman Bi Sheng invented the mobile letter.
The best of the typographic posters by Robin Weissenborn
These posters by Robin Weissenborn are not new, they were designed in 2015 and awarded in an international poster competition. The graphic designer, who was studying at the prestigious Bauhaus university at the time, designed a series of posters using experimental typography and cool distorted perspectives.
Helvetica – no frills no thrills
Helvetica is the name of the world’s most famous architectural typefaces. Paul Gapp a former architecture of the Chicago Tribune rather unkindly said it has, “no frills, no curlicues, no personality. It is neutral, anonymous and dull.” Helvetica, however, has grown into a global phenomenon exhibiting both corporate and cool. Part of its charm is that it is so neutral.
Helvetica Is Now An Encryption Device
Let’s say you’re an operative with the CIA. Your agents are filing intelligence briefs to
Best Fonts for Signs Outdoor (Downgraf)
We are presenting best fonts for signs outdoor. These fonts are supposed to be used when designing outdoor signage. Signs outdoors should as legible as possible. Best thing is a selection of font that can fulfilment the requirement. So, this post contains fonts for signs outdoor.
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