Escales découvertes jigsaw font

The multi-sensory installation¬†Escales¬†d√©couvertes¬†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 invites Montrealers and visitors to continually … Continue reading Escales d√©couvertes jigsaw font

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Create Baseline Grids on the Web Using Sassline

  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 on the web. Source: Create Baseline … Continue reading Create Baseline Grids on the Web Using Sassline

braille neue typeface by kosuke takahashi wins one for information-equality

Braille type is often included as alongside conventional letters, but ‚ÄúBraille Neue‚ÄĚ 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 Characters

Aesthetics of Mid-Century Modern Typography with Address Sans

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‚Äô black-and-white specimen, they invited much-admired Mexican design studio¬†Futura¬†to design it with them, the result you can see below. Source: … Continue reading Aesthetics of Mid-Century Modern Typography with Address Sans

Kemira brand identity

Kemira Oyj¬†is a ‚ā¨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 values and bringing the brand to … Continue reading Kemira brand identity

Voyager: Vintage Serif Typeface (OTF)

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)

Download the National Parks’ Typeface For Free

If you love fonts or National Parks (or both), you‚Äôre in luck‚ÄĒyou can download the typeface found on park signs for free. The iconic all-caps lettering used by the National Park Service wasn‚Äôt originally a typeface, reports Fast Company. Source: Download the National Parks' Typeface For Free

Adobe and Fontself Release New Free Fonts for Valentine’s Day

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 Free Fonts for Valentine's Day

Campari Bold, a Gutsy Typeface for a Bitter Aperitif

Back Story: Drinkers tend to have strong opinions about Campari, the bitter scarlet aperitif whose secret recipe lists over 60 natural ingredients‚ÄĒincluding 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: Campari Bold, a Gutsy Typeface … Continue reading Campari Bold, a Gutsy Typeface for a Bitter Aperitif

Garamond – made the letter a living thing

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 known as the "Royal Greek Type."¬† … Continue reading Garamond – made the letter a living thing

Soulcraft: Quirky Variable Typeface (TTF)

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 compositions made with the font. Source: … Continue reading Soulcraft: Quirky Variable Typeface (TTF)

Earth’s Edge flyer, Aug. 27, 1983

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‚Äôs an elusive legend, but his graffiti and graphic design works speak for themselves. This flyer in particular displays some of Phase 2‚Äôs typographic tendencies that I find … Continue reading Earth‚Äôs Edge flyer, Aug. 27, 1983

Sun Ra ‚Äď Sun Song (Delmark Records)

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 ‚Äď Sun Song (Delmark Records)

9 ridiculously good examples of kinetic typography

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‚ÄĒcommercials, music videos , mobile apps, and websites use it to make their words more impactful and add an element of artistry. Source: 9 ridiculously good examples of kinetic typography

Colophon Foundry’s latest catalogue features sharp illustrations by Stefanie Leinhos

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‚Äôs the third time the foundry has published a newspaper catalogue like this and each time the Colophon team works with a new talented illustrator to bring their typefaces to … Continue reading Colophon Foundry’s latest catalogue features sharp illustrations by Stefanie Leinhos

Zing Rust Fonts from Fontfabric

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 is equipped with lots of OpenType … Continue reading Zing Rust Fonts from Fontfabric

A Sharply Structured Display Serif From Yinon Ezra: YE Margarita

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 Structured Display Serif From Yinon Ezra: … Continue reading A Sharply Structured Display Serif From Yinon Ezra: YE Margarita

designboom talks typography and ¬Į_(„ÉĄ)_/¬Į with trevor wheatley and cosmo dean

trevor wheatley and cosmo dean are best known for embedding commonly used phrases ‚ÄĒ ‚Äėall good,‚Äô ‚Äėbless,‚Äô ‚Äė¬Į\_(„ÉĄ)_/¬Į,‚Äô ‚ÄĒ 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 , language, process and inspiration with … Continue reading designboom talks typography and ¬Į_(„ÉĄ)_/¬Į with trevor wheatley and cosmo dean

A Typeface to Visualize Climate Change and the Future of our Coastlines

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 Coastlines

Illuminated Manuscripts Demonstrate that Medieval Borders Were Regularly Crossed

  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 Crossed