After designing his first bitmap typeface for web at just the age of 13, Mingoo Yoon now works between Seoul and Lausanne, two cities known for design excellence. His current interests lie in bi-scriptural type design, particularly Hangul (the Korean alphabet) and the Latin alphabet used in much of the Western world. Source: Mingoo Yoon … Continue reading Mingoo Yoon designs bi-scriptual typefaces in aid of cultural harmony
The Balzak font —organic calligraphy by Gulya Ju of studio PeachCreme. Gulya Ju is a type and graphic designer with a strong passion for handmade lettering. The skilled designer has recently published Balzak, a new calligraphic typeface based on real handwriting. Source: Balzak Font – Organic Calligraphy
Nasir Udin is an independent type designer based in Bali, Indonesia. With a background in graphic design, illustration, and typography, Nasir is a talented poster designer who is passionate about all things travel. His work is largely influenced by his own life experiences and his love for both the past and the future. Source: A … Continue reading A Sweet, Liquid Cursive Script from Nasir Udin: Lactosa
As typography developed the need for Unicial Script arose as the letters were always changed and improved, and it was necessary for a script to be written faster. Uncial Script The solution was an Uncial script that saw the first lower case (small letters) appear. The writing surface also improved, as the type designers of … Continue reading Uncial Script – the need for speed
We’re so used to typing these days that most of us probably can’t even remember the last time we needed to use our handwriting skills. But there are still some people out there whos handwriting is so incredibly good it’s unbelievable that they write like that on their daily basis. This list compiled by Bored … Continue reading 85+ Times People Had Such Perfect Handwriting, It Gave Everyone An Eyegasm (New Pics)
accompanying the USTA’s 50th year anniversary of the US open is a bold, new logo. a strong blue backdrop. a simple sans serif. all lowercased text. the golden-flamed tennis ball is gone and so is its trippy, red tail. graphic designers of the internet, what do you think? all images courtesy of chermayeff & geismar & … Continue reading tennis’ US open gets a sans serif, lowercase rebrand
Bold and Botanical Bringing an extra dimension to decorative type, Julia Losfelt has produced this captivating a set of letters juxtaposing delicate and complex botanical structures with a stark, bold sans-serif. The soft lighting and meticulous composition of the plants and flowers makes each is joy to look at. You can find her work on her site , … Continue reading Bold and BotanicalBringing an extra dimension to decorative…
Recently designed and published by Sinikka Li, a German hand-lettering artist and typographer, La Parisienne is a handwritten signature typeface that comes with over 128 stylistic ligatures to let you create typographic work with a natural handwriting style. The font works on both systems Mac and PC.
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.
If you’re dipping a toe into the wide world of typography, it probably seems a bit overwhelming. More than almost any other design element, fonts deliver both messages and feeling to your viewer almost instantaneously, so it’s really important to pick the right type of font.
Angga Mahardika is a graphic designer who is exceptionally skilled in the field of typography, and more specifically, calligraphy. His work is continuously expressive and rich in personality, with a portfolio that presents a variety of hand-drawn scripts and sans serifs,