Typographic Signs

What is the most memorable piece of typography you have come across? “I’ll go for Typographic Process, Nr. 4 Typographic Signs designed by Wolfgang Weingart in 1971 because it was one of the first designs with typography as the main element and the one that inspired me the most.”Read 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 →

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 →

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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Screenshot via GT America An awe-inspiring microsite displaying how a hip, old school-like typeface can be applied and styled has been the talk of the design community in the past week. Created by Swiss type designer Noël Leu and London-based graphic designer Seb McLauchlan , the ‘ GT America ’Read More →

The innate wanderlust of humankind means that people have long dreamt about living on planets outside of Earth. This fantasy is now being revisited by many due to the fact that NASA successfully landed on Mars last month. Source: Mars Gets Its First Typeface, Equivalent To ‘Helvetica’ On EarthRead More →

Give your typography and illustration projects a personal touch. Try these tips and techniques to develop and inspire your unique hand lettering style. Hand lettering is enjoying a resurgence across graphic design and illustration, and deservedly so. Source: Hand Lettering Inspiration: 25 Examples to Spark Your Next ProjectRead More →

Steven Heller profiles Benjamin Sherbow, a copywriter who honed his typographic skills and fervently learned the nuances of type and language by making frequent trips to second-hand bookshops where he voraciously consumed magazines and books about, or filled with, typography lessons and examples. Source: Aesthetic intelligence from an early typographicRead More →

Poster mockup by LoveGunn The posters use a series of Soviet typefaces and a “minimalist three colour process”, according to the consultancy, which adds that artist and designer Kazimir Malevich acted as one of the main inspirations behind the design direction, alongside Communist propaganda posters.Read More →

IBM has high hopes for its new typeface, but can Plex honestly challenge the goliath Helvetica? Its lead designer, Mike Abbink, says it can. A story by Lucas Czarnecki . The post Can IBM Plex topple Helvetica? appeared first on 365typo . Source: Can IBM Plex topple Helvetica?Read More →

Let’s say you’re an operative with the CIA. Your agents are filing intelligence briefs to you in text documents. But how do you know that the document’s text hasn’t been tampered with somehow by someone malicious who got their hands on it? advertisement You don’t. But researchers have figured outRead More →

I love hand lettering typography design and today I share some of the amazing handmade lettering, calligraphy and typography designs for type loversRead More →

Blup Numbers is a collaborative typography project for the 36DaysOfTypes Open Call, dedicated to explore the forms and fluids along with typography, where the use of the color and textures take on major importance, creating an imaginary world where typography is shown their inside side. The project was created and sharedRead More →

Several people who own Amazon Echo speakers have reported a strange bug: The Alexa voice assistant has been laughing for apparently no reason. Some users on Twitter and Reddit say the outbursts have been entirely spontaneous. Others have said that Alexa has laughed after being asked to turn on theRead More →

Lombardic capitals

The above drawings show an example of Lombardic letters.  The Lombardic letters were a development by the Italians of the old Roman cursive letters. Most types that are based on them are stiff and formal. Read More →