typography and design

Typographic design skills give the designer, who develops an appreciation for the subtler points, a wealth of satisfaction. There areRead More →

The difference between oblique and italic

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.Read More →

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 .Read More →

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.Read More →

Troptical Font

Troptical is inspired by the dazzling dynamism of op-art and the clever geometry of Latin American designRead More →

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.Read More →

Type Hike Posters

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.
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Type Tuesday font

Name: Ysans Designer: Jean François Porchez Foundry: Typofonderie Release Date: October 2017 Back Story:  Ever since 1925, when the severely chic Chanel logo designed by Coco Chanel herself modernized the graphic identity of couture brands, geometric sans serif type has ruled the runwayRead More →

William Caslon Example of Greeking

Although it sounds like it ‘Greeking’ is not some weird sexual practice practised by the ancients.  ‘Greeking’ is a technique that originated in advertising where the potential ad copy or text for a new ad being developed is represented by non-words so that the viewer can focus on the overall design rather than getting caught up in the actual details of the text.Read More →

Gelion is a Sans serif with a geometric touch with a minimal contrast of strokes, inspired by Futura, Avant Garde, Avenir and neo-grotesque Akzidenz-Grotesk, Helvetica form remaining true to the gracefully geometric look of the early 20th-century typefaces, that ticks off a long list of branding requirements.Read More →

Smalls is a geometric sans serif created for use in video clips and for video production by the TypeType foundry typography minds. The main feature of the font family is the big difference between the uppercase and lowercase characters, in which we intentionally diminish the x-height.Read More →

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.

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