The multi-sensory installation Escales découvertes in Mount Royal Heritage Site, Montreal is using 3D bronze orientation maps; conical stone place-markers; and belvedere-like halts, each showcasing a specific landscape view, contextualising adjacent landscape features. The Jigsaw font family is used throughout the project through engraved, laser-cut or polished stone applications. Immersive and engaging, the project invitesRead More →

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  A major part of online content is text-based, but people won’t be interested in reading the text on your site unless the typography is well designed. You might work with custom frameworks but those can feel restrictive. Instead try Sassline, a free Sass-based library for creating perfect gridlines onRead More →

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. Source: Touchable Typeface: Ingenious Fonts Combine Visual & Braille CharactersRead More →

Ale Paul and Futura . shared an awesome typography project on Behance. It’s for their new font family Address Sans. As they mentioned in the description, the typeface indulges in the spirit and aesthetics of mid-century Modern. Also, for  Address Sans’ black-and-white specimen, they invited much-admired Mexican design studio Futura to design it with them, the resultRead More →

Kemira Oyj is a €2.5B stock listed chemical company that consists of three main segments; pulp & paper, water-intensive industries & municipal water treatment, and oil & gas. There are 4,730 employees in 40 countries. Refreshing a brand for a 100-year old company is about keeping it true to the valuesRead More →

Voyager is an all-caps vintage inspired serif typeface. It has multilingual support and comes in three styles, regular, aged, and outline in OTF file format. It is best used for branding, print design, title headings and so much more! Source: Voyager: Vintage Serif Typeface (OTF)Read More →

If you love fonts or National Parks (or both), you’re in luck—you can download the typeface found on park signs for free. The iconic all-caps lettering used by the National Park Service wasn’t originally a typeface, reports Fast Company. Source: Download the National Parks’ Typeface For FreeRead More →

Adobe has partnered with Fontself to release four unique color fonts to take your love notes to the next level this Valentine’s Day. Each day this week through the 14th, Adobe and Fontself are celebrating #ColorFontWeek by releasing a free new colour font. Source: Adobe and Fontself Release New FreeRead More →

Back Story: Drinkers tend to have strong opinions about Campari, the bitter scarlet aperitif whose secret recipe lists over 60 natural ingredients—including herbs, spices, barks, fruit peel, and carmine red dye obtained from cochineal beetles. (Vegans and those who keep kosher, rejoice: the colour now comes from a lab. Source:Read More →

Little is known about the early life of France’s most distinguished type designer, though he is mentioned as being “at work” in the printing business early in the sixteenth century, Garamond was commissioned by the French monarch, Francis I, to cut a font of Greek letter which later became knownRead More →

Soulcraft is a variable font designed with the idea of emulating vernacular lettering. Since it is a variable font, the user is able to change the width and slant of each individual character without relying on pre-defined font weights, and giving an energetic, unapologetic and dynamic feeling to the compositionsRead More →

Phase 2, born Lonny Wood, is a writer from the Bronx and was known as a member of the Zulu Nation. Word on the street is that he’s an elusive legend, but his graffiti and graphic design works speak for themselves. This flyer in particular displays some of Phase 2’sRead More →

Laini (Sylvia) Abernathy designed several record covers for Chicago-based Delmark Records in the 1960s. She is one of the few African American women of the period to be credited as a designer. Source: Sun Ra – Sun Song (Delmark Records)Read More →

Kinetic typography is an animation technique that uses moving text to capture attention, set a tone, and entertain. It seems to be everywhere right now—commercials, music videos , mobile apps, and websites use it to make their words more impactful and add an element of artistry. Source: 9 ridiculously goodRead More →

Colophon Foundry, the type foundry with bases in London and Los Angeles, has just released a new catalogue presenting six of its recent bespoke projects. It’s the third time the foundry has published a newspaper catalogue like this and each time the Colophon team works with a new talented illustratorRead More →

Including 521 individual fonts, Zing Rust is a huge pack consisting of 4 subfamilies: Zing Rust, Zing Script Rust, Zing Sans Rust, and Zing Goodies Rust. The entire collection can be customized with different styles of grunge textures, halftone effects, diagonal line patterns, and shadow layers. Zing Script Rust isRead More →

Our childhoods have a way of leaving a lasting impact on the adults we become and often, they also leave their marks on the careers we eventually pursue. Yinon Ezra is a graphic designer and typographer who was exposed to art from a very young age. Source: A Sharply StructuredRead More →

trevor wheatley and cosmo dean are best known for embedding commonly used phrases — ‘all good,’ ‘bless,’ ‘¯\_(ツ)_/¯,’ — in public , natural environments. the world is their InDesign file, for which frozen rivers, fields and fences are their selected, background layers. designboom had the pleasure of talking typography ,Read More →

Generally speaking, pretty generally, climate change isn’t the most popular topic for personal graphic design projects; though a solar-powered website and an environmentally-friendly identity system are a couple of recent exceptions we’ve covered lately. Source: A Typeface to Visualize Climate Change and the Future of our CoastlinesRead More →

  These opening letters for one of the psalms are a classic illustration of medieval illumination, relying on vibrant colours, geometric patterns, and illustrated scenes (image courtesy the British Library ). Medieval globalization may seem like an oxymoron. Source: Illuminated Manuscripts Demonstrate that Medieval Borders Were Regularly CrossedRead More →