typographic

of, relating to, or occurring or used in typography or typeset matter

Million Mark Note featured image

The Bauhaus was the most well-known design school of the 20th century. Herbert Bayer created notes in denominations of one million, two million, and two billion. The designs exemplify the ideology of hardline Modern Movement graphics.Read More →

Karel Teige featured image

Between the wars, Teige was a prominent figure in Czech art and architecture. He was the editor of many avant-garde magazines, including Disk, Stavba, and ReD, and wrote about photography. Read More →

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Stanley Morison, widely regarded as one of the most influential typographic designers of the twentieth century, was drawn to the subject by his passionate interest. Early on, he worked for several publishers and printing houses, including Francis Meynell’s Pelican Press and the Cloister Press. Read More →

Town House motel sign

Motel signs are one of my favourite examples of recognisable American vernacular typography. Read More →

A serif all-caps typeface designed in 1989 by Carol Twombly for Adobe, Trajan is based on the letterforms carved into the Trajan’s Column in Rome in AD113. Read More →

Benjamin Sherbow, a copywriter who honed his typographic skills and fervently learned the nuances of type and languageRead More →

Asymmetry can help give some life and power to a typographic arrangement.

The designer has used the idea of a long piece of tape or receipt.  The typography is contrasted against large and small to make it stand out.Read More →

Various artists created these great lettering and font designs. Passion, career, pastime, and even free time may motivate them to create such works of art. Read More →

Please update your browser. Why? A typeface for print and screen. Bubbling, strong, but very accurate. Created with much fine tuning and precision.Read More →

The Universal Typeface Experiment is a promotional website sponsored by Société Bic, the Bic pen’s manufacturer. The website crowdsources a typeface from smartphone users who use a touchpad and a newly modified BIC pen named the Crystal Stylus, a touchpad-friendly rubber tip, to enter their handwriting on the website.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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